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Ray Davies in Studio on World Cafe - 02/24/2006

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Ray Davies Makes His Solo Statement

Ray Davies Makes His Solo Statement

Ray Davies in Studio on World Cafe - 02/24/2006

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Set List

  • "Other People's Lives"
  • "After the Fall"
  • "Thanksgiving Day"

As the front man and lead songwriter of the Kinks, Davies helped lead the British Invasion of American pop music. And the group's influence has only grown over the years, as an increasing number of young musicians cite them as an influence.

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In the time since the Kinks' heyday, Davies has also lent his talents to directing and acting in film and theater.

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