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Ray Davies, former frontman for The Kinks, shares some of the songs that have inspired him over the years with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen. Hear music from Ray Charles, Dizzy Gillespie, Chuck Berry and more, as well as selections from Ray Davies' latest solo album, Working Man's Cafe.

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Guest DJ Ray Davies

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San Francisco Bay Blues

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Jesse Fuller

  • Song: San Francisco Bay Blues
  • from San Francisco Bay Blues

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San Francisco Bay Blues
Album
San Francisco Bay Blues
Artist
Jesse Fuller
Label
Ace
Released
1963

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What'd I Say, Pts. 1 & 2

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Ray Charles

  • Song: What'd I Say, Pts. 1 & 2
  • from The Very Best of Ray Charles [Rhino]

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The Very Best of Ray Charles [Rhino]
Album
The Very Best of Ray Charles [Rhino]
Artist
Ray Charles
Label
Rhino
Released
2008

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The Champ

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Dizzy Gillespie

  • Song: The Champ
  • from Champ [Bonus Tracks]

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Champ [Bonus Tracks]
Album
Champ [Bonus Tracks]
Artist
Dizzy Gillespie
Label
Savoy Jazz
Released
1951

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Working Man's Cafe

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Ray Davies

  • Song: Working Man's Cafe
  • from Working Man's Cafe

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

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Honky Tonk

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Bill Doggett

  • Song: Honky Tonk
  • from All His Hits

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All His Hits
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All His Hits
Artist
Bill Doggett
Label
King
Released
1995

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Celluloid Heroes

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The Kinks

  • Song: Celluloid Heroes
  • from Everybody's in Show-Biz [Original Master Recording]

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Everybody's in Show-Biz [Original Master Recording]
Album
Everybody's in Show-Biz [Original Master Recording]
Artist
The Kinks
Label
Mobile Fidelity Koch
Released
2008

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Peace in Our Time

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Ray Davies

  • Song: Peace in Our Time
  • from Working Man's Cafe

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

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Sweet Little Sixteen

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Chuck Berry

  • Song: Sweet Little Sixteen
  • from His Best, Vol. 1

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His Best, Vol. 1
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His Best, Vol. 1
Artist
Chuck Berry
Label
Chess
Released
2008

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