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Concerts

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December 22, 2009 Hear a complete concert by Ray Davies, as he performs classic Kinks songs with a full choir.

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Studio Sessions

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December 5, 2013 The British rocker discusses his new memoir, Americana: The Kinks, The Riff, The Road: The Story.

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March 31, 2006 The front man and lead songwriter of the Kinks helped lead the British Invasion of American rock.

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Interviews & Profiles

Ray Davies enlists Bruce Springsteen, Lucinda Williams and other artists to help perform his songs on the new album See My Friends.

May 29, 2011 The Kinks singer teams with Bruce Springsteen, Lucinda Williams and others on See My Friends.

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Ray Davies enlists Bruce Springsteen, Lucinda Williams and other artists to help perform his songs on the new album See My Friends.

May 29, 2011 The Kinks singer teams with Bruce Springsteen, Lucinda Williams and others on See My Friends.

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December 22, 2009 Jeff Lunden usually reports from the audience. Then his choir performed with The Kinks' frontman.

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February 29, 2008 Rock legend Ray Davies talks about his career as The Kinks' bandleader and as a solo artist.

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Discover Songs

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September 21, 2009 Now on All Songs Considered: previews of some of the fall's most anticipated releases.

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March 27, 2008 Former frontman for The Kinks Ray Davies shares some of his favorite music.

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January 24, 2008 Hear Ray Davies, Patty Larkin, music from Belize, Lightspeed Champion and Hot Chip.

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January 4, 2006 Long-awaited new music from The Strokes; a first-ever solo studio CD by former Kinks frontman Ra...

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April 3, 2006 Ray Davies, the Kinks' frontman and songwriter, has released his first solo studio recording.

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Working Man's Cafe

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  • Album: Working Man's Cafe
  • Artist: Ray Davies
  • Label: New West
  • Released: 2007
 

Other People's Lives

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  • Album: Other People's Lives
  • Artist: Ray Davies
  • Label: V2 Records
  • Released: 2006
 

Other People's Lives

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This Is Where I Belong: The Songs of Ray Davies

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  • Album: This Is Where I Belong: The Songs of Ray Davies
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