New PDF release: Americana: The Kinks, the Riff, the Road: The Story

By Ray Davies

ISBN-10: 1402778910

ISBN-13: 9781402778919

ISBN-10: 1454915528

ISBN-13: 9781454915522

As a boy in post-War England, mythical Kinks' singer/songwriter Ray Davies fell in love with America—its videos and track, its tradition of freedom, fed his mind's eye. Then, as a part of the British Invasion, he toured the united states with the Kinks in the course of some of the most tumultuous eras in contemporary history—until the Kinks team was once banned from acting there from 1965-69. Many excursions and journeys later, whereas dwelling in New Orleans, he skilled a transformative occasion: the taking pictures (a results of a botched theft) that almost took his lifestyles. In Americana, Davies attempts to make feel of his lengthy love-hate dating with the rustic that either encouraged and annoyed him. From his quintessentially English point of view as a Kink, Davies—with candor, humor, and wit—takes us on a truly own street journey via his existence and storied profession as a rock superstar, and divulges what track, reputation, and the United States rather suggest to him. one of the most attention-grabbing characters in fresh popular culture make appearances, from the well-known to the maybe even-more-interesting behind-the-scenes avid gamers. The publication additionally incorporates a photographic insert with photographs from Davies's personal assortment from the band's archive.

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