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1st April 2008

"It affected an old football (soccer) injury from when I was a kid. But I'm getting by. I'm having a good day today." The bullet wound ex-THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES sustained during a 2004...

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Kinks Reunion Is Wishful Thinking For Now

23rd February 2008

RAY DAVIES has broken the hearts of KINKS fans by insisting news of a reunion isn't as immediate as they'd like to think. Reports have been circulating for the past two months that Davies, his...

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Davies Plans Kinks Reunion

19th November 2007

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES has hinted the legendary rock group are planning a comeback - but only if the band are able to write and record new material. The You Really Got Me hitmaker,...

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Davies: 'New Songs Inspired By Shooting'

5th November 2007

Rock legend RAY DAVIES was so traumatised after he was shot by a thief, he used the incident to inspire an upcoming album. The Kinks icon, 63, was shot in the leg while chasing a...

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Davies Follows Prince With Album Give-away Idea

13th October 2007

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES is following PRINCE's lead by announcing he'll release his new album as a give-away with Britain's Mail on Sunday newspaper. Prince distributed his Planet Earth album as a gift with...

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Kinks Star Gives Album Away Free

12th October 2007

Ray Davies, frontman of the Kinks, is to release his new solo album free later this month.Working Man's Cafe will be given away free with every copy of the October 21st edition of the Sunday...

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Stars To Judge Songwriting Competition

14th August 2007

A galaxy of legendary musicians including BRIAN WILSON, TOM WAITS, RAY DAVIES, NELLY FURTADO, JERRY LEE LEWIS, LORETTA LYNN and FRANK BLACK are the judges of this year's (07) International Songwriting Competition. Wannabe songwriters' entries...

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Ray Davies Shooting Case Closed

30th July 2007

A man accused of shooting Kinks singer Ray Davies has been freed after the rock star did not attend proceedings for the second time in a row.It is the second time that proceedings in the...

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Davies Fumes After Charges Against Shooter Are Dropped

27th July 2007

Charges against a man accused of shooting THE KINKS rocker RAY DAVIES have been dropped, after he failed to appear in court for the second time. Davies, 63, was shot in the leg while chasing...

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Stars Team Up At Tibet House Concert

27th February 2007

Collaborations were all the rage at the 17th annual Tibet House Benefit concert at Carnegie Hall, New York last night (26FEB07) with RAY DAVIES, DEBORAH HARRY, MICHAEL STIPE and PATTI SMITH giving music fans a...

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Glass Calls On Old Punks For Tibet House Show

24th January 2007

Acclaimed movie composer PHILIP GLASS is set to turn this year's (07) Tibet House benefit concert into a old punk reunion after asking LOU REED, PATTI SMITH and DEBORAH HARRY to join him onstage. Glass,...

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'Exhausted' Kinks Star Cancels Tour

20th October 2006

British rocker RAY DAVIES has had to cancel his planned autumn tour of the UK due to exhaustion. The ex KINKS frontman, 62, has recently finished a run of dates in the US, but he...

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Davies: 'Being Banned From America Inspired Me'

13th October 2006

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES once feared he would be banned from America forever, but he insists the snub inspired him to write classic English songs like WATERLOO SUNSET. The American Federation of Musicians banned...

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Kinks Reunion Possibility

5th October 2006

Rocker RAY DAVIES has sparked reports of a forthcoming KINKS reunion - despite having a fiery relationship with his brother and bandmate DAVE. The former Kinks frontman dropped the hint as he picked up a...

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Davies Threatens To Pee On Award

5th October 2006

LATEST: THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES caused a stir at a Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) award presentation on Tuesday night (03OCT06), when he threatened to use his trophy as a toilet. Davies accepted the Icon...

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Davies Honoured By Bmi

4th October 2006

LATEST: THE KINKS founder and frontman RAY DAVIES paid tribute to his bandmates as he accepted the Icon Award from the Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) in London last night (03OCT06). The singer/songwriter, 62, was chosen...

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Kink Davies To Pick Up Honour

10th August 2006

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES will be honoured by America's performing rights organisation Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) later this year (06). The WATERLOO SUNSET singer will receive the BMI's Icon award at the Dorchester Hotel...

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Kinks Star Fears Duet With Razorlight Will Be 'Tacky'

7th June 2006

RAZORLIGHT are thrilled RAY DAVIES agreed to rerecord his classic track SUNNY AFTERNOON with them, although the KINKS frontman fears it may be "tacky". Davies admits he already has a connection with the GOLDEN TOUCH...

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Ray Davies Confirms Kinks Reunion

30th May 2006

Veteran rocker RAY DAVIES is planning a summer reunion with his brother and former THE KINKS bandmate DAVE DAVIES to discuss reforming the British band. Former frontman Ray admits his rocky relationship with his brother...

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Ray Davies: 'British Culture Must Be Protected'

29th May 2006

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES worries Britain is losing its national identity as the country becomes increasingly multi-cultured. The veteran rocker spoke out as he accepted an honour for Outstanding Contribution To British Music at...

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Coldplay Out In The Cold At Novellos

25th May 2006

COLDPLAY are in shock after failing to pick up one honour at last night's (24MAY06) prestigious Ivor Novello Awards, despite being hotly-tipped to win in three categories. The CHRIS MARTIN-fronted band had been nominated for...

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Townshend: 'My Generation Was Wonderful'

18th May 2006

Veteran rocker PETE TOWNSHEND still draws inspiration from his contemporaries from the swinging sixties, and views BOB DYLAN and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY as "extraordinary". THE WHO guitarist, whose career spans over 40 years, has relied...

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Davies Urges Mccartney To Go Extreme

12th April 2006

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES is desperate to see SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY move away from middle-of-the-road music and produce something extreme. The WATERLOO SUNSET rocker is convinced the former BEATLE is hiding behind a smokescreen...

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Davis Hints At Kinks Comeback

2nd April 2006

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES has hinted the legendary rock band may reform to record a final studio album - after discovering there is still chemistry between the group. The WATERLOO SUNSET singer recently got...

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Davies Takes Control Of Brother Dave's Noise Levels

14th February 2006

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES became so sick of brother DAVE's loud guitar during live shows, he secretly had a device made to control his sound levels. The WATERLOO SUNSET singer commissioned a guitar...

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Rod Stewart's Kinks Clash

5th February 2006

Rockers RAY DAVIES and ROD STEWART were at loggerheads during the early days of THE KINKS - because Stewart had plans to "take over" the band. Stewart briefly fronted the burgeoning mod outfit, but...

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Davies Delighted Music Industry Is No Longer Full Of Freaks

4th February 2006

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES is glad the music business has become more professional because he's no longer confronted by oddballs masquerading as executives, promoters and road managers. The WATERLOO SUNSET rocker and his...

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Davies: 'I Scare Myself'

3rd February 2006

THE KINKS legend RAY DAVIES only writes songs about imaginary characters, because the thought of exposing his true self in a song terrifies him. The 61-year-old rocker is concerned that he hindered his own...

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Kinks Swapped Liverpool For Waterloo

3rd February 2006

THE KINKS most famous song WATERLOO SUNSET was written about a totally different place. Frontman RAY DAVIES confesses the track - one of the most famous hits of the 1960s - was written as...

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Ray Davies' Alter Ego

2nd February 2006

Sixties rock legend RAY DAVIES has an alter ego he blames for all his past indiscretions. The 61-year-old credits 'MAX' with helping him escape his shyness, particularly onstage - but also blames him for...

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