Kink by Dave Davies
An Autobiography

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The co-founder of the long-lived English rock group The Kinks recounts his turbulent life in the whirlpool of pop stardom, his notorious feuds with his brother and band-mate, Ray, and his long affair with singer Chrissie Hynde.
 

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Dave Davies still tours with the Kinks all over the world and is involved in various film and music projects outside of the band. In 1990 he and the Kinks were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
 
Published February 28, 1996 by Boxtree. 280 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Hard on the heels of Kinks singer/songwriter/megalomaniac Ray Davies's own memoir, X-Ray (1996), here is the autobiography of the other battling Davies brother, the one who is not widely considered to be a genius.

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Davies's tale of drunkenness and cruelty on the road with the Kinks, the British rock band he and his older brother Ray formed in 1963, perfectly mirrors the band's own trajectory.

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Davies releases a long-awaited solo album, Other People’s Lives, in February (preceded by an EP, Thanksgiving Day, that was released in the Fall).

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In one of the most evocatively and tenderly melodic ruminations of that time or since, an almost fragile wistfulness is matched by a lyrical third-person study that says as much about the sheltered narrator himself as it does about the characters, a couple who are observed amid the far-from-Edeni...

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The Kink Kontroversy was a good album that could have been much better.

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