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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

That Time Ray Davies Flew Across the Atlantic to Re-Record Two Words in ‘Lola’

Ray Davies of the Kinks racked up an absurd number of frequent-flyer miles just to alter two lines in the band's 1970 hit single, "Lola."

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Keystone, Hulton Archive

The Day Dave Davies Was Knocked Out by a Bandmate During a Kinks Show

Kinks drummer Mick Avory flattened guitarist Dave Davies in mid-concert in May 1965.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Kinks’ Upcoming Biopic ‘You Really Got Me’ Sets Director and Stars

Julien Temple, who directed the Sex Pistols mockumentary 'The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle,' will helm a biopic focused on the Kinks.

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Arista

The Story of the Kinks’ Return to Rock ‘n’ Roll on ‘Misfits’

The Kinks released 'Misfits' in May 1978.

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Revisiting Another of the Kinks’ Theatrical Concept Albums, ‘Soap Opera’

The Kinks released an album that went with a made-for-TV play on May 16, 1975.

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YouTube

Dave Davies Hoping for a Kinks Reunion ‘Before We Die’

At various points in 2013 and 2014, Ray and Dave Davies both expressed a hope that they'd find a way to get the Kinks back together in time for the band's 50th anniversary.

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Dave Davies Accuses Brother Ray of ‘Lying’ About the Kinks’ ‘You Really Got Me’ Guitar Sound

Most Kinks fans have heard the story of how Ray Davies invented the Kinks' groundbreaking 'You Really Got Me' guitar sound by stabbing an amplifier with a knitting needle.

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Ray and Dave Davies of the Kinks Working on New Songs

Ray and Dave Davies of the Kinks recorded a few demos together.

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Deborah Feiingold, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

30 Years Ago: The Kinks’ Resurgence Ends With ‘Word of Mouth’

In the late ’70s, the Kinks had returned from the dead.

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Ray Davies Says the Kinks ‘Wouldn’t Even Get on TV’ If They Were Just Starting Out Today

Video killed the radio star. Just ask Ray Davies, who's certain he'd never stand a chance if he were starting out with the Kinks in today's image-driven music marketplace.

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