Led Zeppelin, ‘Dancing Days’ vs. the Kinks, ‘Sunny Afternoon’: Greatest Summer Song Battle
We've reached the second round in Ultimate Classic Rock's Greatest Summer Song battle, and it's time for two British bands to duke it out: Led Zeppelin's "Dancing Days" takes on the Kinks' "Sunny Afternoon."
Lovin’ Spoonful, ‘Summer in the City’ vs. the Kinks, ‘Sunny Afternoon': Greatest Summer So…
The Lovin' Spoonful's 'Summer in the City' faces the Kinks' 'Sunny Afternoon' in Ultimate Classic Rock's Greatest Summer Song battle.
The Story of the Kinks’ Biggest U.S. Album Ever, ‘Low Budget’
For all their ‘60s successes in England, the Kinks didn't hit their U.S. chart peak until 'Low Budget' arrived on July 10, 1979.
Dave Davies Says He Isn’t Holding Up a Kinks Reunion
Ray Davies says a Kinks reunion can't happen until his brother Dave settles a feud with drummer Mick Avory. Dave Davies disagrees.
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."
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.
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.
The Story of the Kinks’ Return to Rock ‘n’ Roll on ‘Misfits’
The Kinks released 'Misfits' in May 1978.
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.
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.