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Ray Davies Psychological Kink

27th January 2006

Rocker RAY DAVIES plunged into such a traumatised state after quitting THE KINKS in 1996, he could barely tune his guitar. The WATERLOO SUNSET star always enjoyed a stormy relationship with his brother and...

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Kinks Star Shocked By Queens Bad Language

20th January 2006

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II stunned THE KINKS singer RAY DAVIES when she honoured him in 2004 by condemning the "b**tards" who had shot him just two months before. The WATERLOO SUNSET rocker...

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The Things They Say 792

7th December 2005

"At one point I was actually fighting for my life, which is more than most people know." THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES reveals he was in a worse condition than most people realise after he...

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Gorillaz Equal Oasis' Success At Q Awards

10th October 2005

GORILLAZ walked away from today's (10OCT05) Q Awards ceremony in London with two awards, equalling Oasis' success earlier in the day. Animated band Gorillaz, fronted by BLUR star DAMON ALBARN, took home gongs for...

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Ray Davies: 'I Know My Gunman's Name'

3rd October 2005

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES is haunted by the memory of the gunman who shot him in the leg New Orleans last year (04, as he knows the culprit's identity. The WATERLOO SUNSET rocker...

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Ray Davies: 'Don't Compare Me To Mccartney'

29th September 2005

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES is sick of comparisons to 1960s contemporary SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, because they are nothing alike. The pair were two of the biggest artists of the 1960s and are often...

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Kinks Close To Reuniting?

29th September 2005

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES has hinted he could be ready to reconcile with his former bandmate brother DAVE and reform the band. The WATERLOO SUNSET rockers split in 1997 when relations between the...

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Kinks Star Feared Being Axed

27th September 2005

Rock legend RAY DAVIES feared he would be axed from THE KINKS when bandmates replaced him with a lookalike after he fell ill. The revered musician is convinced he owes his continued place in...

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The Things They Say 207

14th September 2005

"I bought a meditation DVD but I've never got past the first five minutes. I fall asleep." THE KINKS singer RAY DAVIES finds some methods of relaxation a little too relaxing....

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Ray Davies Teaches Brother Dave To Play The Guitar Again

10th July 2005

KINKS star RAY DAVIES is helping his brother DAVE recover from a 2004 stroke by teaching how to play the guitar all over again. The rocker lost the ability to strum after his debilitating...

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P-funk Founder Davis Dead

8th July 2005

PARLIAMENT-FUNKADELIC founder RAY DAVIS has died in New Jersey following respiratory complications. He was 65. The vocalist on funk hits like ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE formed the PARLIAMENTS with GEORGE CLINTON when the...

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Davies Slams Drunken Doherty

13th June 2005

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES has blasted BABYSHAMBLES rocker PETE DOHERTY for spending most of his time in the pub, instead of working with his new band. The YOU REALLY GOT ME singer is...

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Kinks Brothers End Feud

12th June 2005

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES has ended his long standing feud with his brother following DAVE's stroke last year (04). The famously warring siblings had been discussing a band reunion before the guitarist...

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Kinks Rocker Too Busy To Testify

22nd April 2005

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES has enraged US prosecutors by telling them he was "too busy touring" to testify against one of the criminals who attacked him. The YOU REALLY GOT ME rocker, who...

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Kinks Star Needs His Space

1st April 2005

KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES wants to double the size of his three-storey English home by knocking through to the house next door. The YOU REALLY GOT ME rocker has lived in the house, situated...

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Davies To Take A Break After Tibet House Show

13th February 2005

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES played his last gig for some time on Wednesday night (09FEB05) when he teamed up with trendy rock act the BLACK KEYS at the 15th annual TIBET HOUSE BENEFIT CONCERT....

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Kinks: A Riot Act

19th August 2004

Rock legends THE KINKS were once accused of starting a riot - thanks to the excitement one of their live performances caused. Frontman RAY DAVIES recalls an incident in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1965 when...

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Ray Davies: 'I Was Traumatised As A Child'

19th August 2004

KINKS legend RAY DAVIES was sent to see a psychiatrist as a young teenager - because he was so depressed his parents were terrified for his welfare. The WATERLOO SUNSET singer was devastated by...

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Davies And Puttnam Go Back To College

8th July 2004

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES and legendary film producer LORD DAVID PUTTNAM are set to collect honorary degrees from a top London university. The YOU REALLY GOT ME hitmaker, 60, and CHARIOTS OF FIRE...

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Mojo Awards Hail Morrissey, The Clash And Sting

23rd June 2004

British music magazine MOJO has honoured British rockers MORRISSEY, THE CLASH and STING on their inaugural Honours List in London yesterday (22JUN04). Mojo, which celebrates the best in classic and new rock music, gave...

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Mccartney And Bowie Make Mojo Shortlist

7th June 2004

Legendary rockers SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, DAVID BOWIE, ELVIS COSTELLO, MORRISSEY, PRINCE, PAUL WELLER and RAY DAVIES are among the artists in line for a place on the MOJO Honours List - the British magazine's unique...

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Ray Davies Back In Hospital

4th April 2004

Ailing rocker RAY DAVIES has returned to hospital, as he struggles to recover from a gun shot wound sustained in January (04). THE KINKS singer, who was shot as he pursued an attacker in...

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Ray Davies: 'I'll Be Back'

17th March 2004

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES has vowed to perform again - after being shot in the leg by a mugger in America. The 59-year-old is still recovering after being attacked while walking with his...

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Ray Davies Set For Tibetan New Year Show

17th January 2004

THE KINKS rocker RAY DAVIES is hoping to shake off a bullet wound in time for the upcoming TIBET HOUSE benefit concert after signing up to co-headline the event with DAVID BYRNE. Davies and...

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Ray Davies Leaves Hospital

7th January 2004

THE KINKS legend RAY DAVIES has been discharged from hospital, two days after he was shot in the leg as he chased a mugger in America. The 59-year-old singer was walking with his girlfriend...

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Man Charged With Shooting Ray Davies

6th January 2004

LATEST: A 25-year-old man has been arrested and charged following the shooting of THE KINKS legend RAY DAVIES in New Orleans, America. The WATERLOO SUNSET rocker, 59, was walking with a female companion...

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Clapton Gets Cbe Honour From British Queen

5th January 2004

Legendary guitarist ERIC CLAPTON has been awarded a COMMANDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (CBE) by Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II, for services to music. The 58-year-old LAYLA rocker - who received an ORDER OF THE...

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