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Ray Davies guests

Jools chats to Kinks mainman Ray Davies about his career, and Ray picks some of his favourite records

Ray Davies of The Kinks is in conversation with Jools, reflecting on a life spent in the music business.

Sir Raymond Douglas Davies, CBE is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the Kinks, which he led with his younger brother, Dave. He has also acted, directed and produced shows for theatre and television. He is often referred to as "the godfather of Britpop".

After the dissolution of the Kinks in 1996, Davies embarked on a solo career.

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57 minutes

Last on

Mon 22 Oct 2018 21:00

Music Played

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  • The Kinks

    Waterloo Sunset

    • Essential.
  • The Kinks

    Medley: Picture Book/People Take Pictures Of Each Other

    • The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (Deluxe Edition).
    • BMG.
    • 24.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    The Champ

    • The Champ.
    • Savoy Jazz.
    • 1.
  • Madonna


    • (Single).
    • Sire.
  • The Kinks

    Dedicated Follower Of Fashion

    • The Kinks - The Definitive Collection.
    • Polygram Tv.
    • 1.
  • Otis Redding

    Ole Man Trouble

    • Otis Blue.
    • Atco.
    • 1.
  • The Temptations

    Ball of Confusion (That's What the World is Today)

    • The Temptations - Motown's Greatest H.
    • Motown.
  • The Kinks

    Till The End Of The Day

    • Sanctuary.
  • The Righteous Brothers

    You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'

    • Fifty Number Ones Of The 60's (Variou.
    • Global Television.


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