News & Rumors
(you decide which is which)


 Friday, 30th October, 2020
3:09 pm -  Here's a new cover of "Wicked Annabella", just in time for Halloween.
8:00 am -  Ron Sexsmith's latest Kinks cover is "The Way Love Used To Be".
7:58 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on Chris Bell
 
 Thursday, 29th October, 2020
9:50 am -  According to this Rolling Stone article (if paywalled, see this link), Jimmy Page's session work for The Kinks is mentioned in his new book.
9:49 am -  The 50th anniversary release of Lola vs. Powerman is included in this article on new archival releases.
9:47 am -  According to this, the cover of "YRGM" in the trailer for the League Of Legends game was done by 2WEI featuring Marvin Brooks, Kate & Hanna Leess.
 
 Wednesday, 28th October, 2020
11:22 am -  Ray and Dave are mentioned in this article on Epiphone guitars.
8:41 am -  "Stop Your Sobbing" is mentioned as being on the soundtrack in this review of "The Queen's Gambit".
8:40 am -  A cover of "YRGM" is used in this cinematic trailer for the video game "Leage of Legends: Wild Rift".
 
 Tuesday, 27th October, 2020
8:49 am -  According to this review of Peter Frampton's new memoir, the Kinks are mentioned in it.
8:48 am -  This blog post mentions Ray and The Kinks.
8:48 am -  Crawford Mack mentions Ray in this interview.
 
 Monday, 26th October, 2020
1:23 pm -  A guitar signed by Dave has sold at auction (for charity).
1:21 pm -  Here's an article (in Spanish) on the 50th anniversary release of Lola vs. Powerman.
1:20 pm -  There will be a review of the 50th anniversary release of Lola vs. Powerman in the January 2021 issue (#326) of Mojo.
1:14 pm -  Here's a parody of "Sunny Afternoon".
1:12 pm -  The recent live performance by the Kinks tribute band The Village Green can be watched on Facebook.
1:10 pm -  A recent Kinks tribute performance can be seen on YouTube.
1:09 pm -  Nancy Sinatra's and Lee Hazlewood's cover of "Tired Of Waiting For You" will be on a Record Store Day release.
1:02 pm -  Ray and "Dedicated Follower of Fashion" are mentioned in this article about David Bowie.
1:00 pm -  "Stop Your Sobbing" is on "The Queen's Gambit" soundtrack.
12:58 pm -  Peter Zaremba talks about The Kinks on the Waterloo Underground radio show.
 
 Friday, 23rd October, 2020
10:17 am -  A "message from The Kinks" has been posted on their official social media pages: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
8:47 am -  Here's an article about the Lola vs. Powerman 50th anniversary reissue and the "Any Time 2020" video.
8:46 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article about feuds in the music industry.
 
 Thursday, 22nd October, 2020
11:48 am -  According to this Instagram post there will be a live streaming of a performance of Kinks songs tonight.
8:49 am -  Jakko Jakszyk and Tom Robinson mention Ray and The Kinks in this interview (at around 1:23:23).
8:48 am -  According to this article, Matt Nathanson has a cover of "Father Christmas" on his Farewell December album, to be released this Friday.
 
 Wednesday, 21st October, 2020
10:20 am -  Here's the official video for "The Follower - Any Time 2020", from the upcoming 50th anniversary release of Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround.
9:12 am -  There are Kinks songs in this playlist of Music that inspired The Cramps.
 
 Tuesday, 20th October, 2020
1:01 pm -  The Kinks are mentioned in various Spencer Davis obituaries, such as here and here.
9:36 am -  Gary Stockdale will be performing a Kinks tribute show today at 5:30pm Pacific time.
9:20 am -  "Shangri-La" is mentioned in this article (when testing out ear buds).
9:20 am -  The Record Store Release of the Village Of The Damned soundtrack on vinyl is mentioned in this article.
 
 Monday, 19th October, 2020
9:06 am -  Here's the official video of Joe Bouchard's (from Blue Öyster Cult) cover of "ADAAOTN".
9:02 am -  The Kinks' version of "Beautiful Delilah" is included in this article on the best covers of Chuck Berry.
9:00 am -  Dave is mentioned in this article on musicians as inventors.
8:59 am -  Here's a podcast on The Kurious Kase of The Kinks.
 
 Friday, 16th October, 2020
3:40 pm -  There will be a video for the "Any Time 2020" track, premiering on 21st October.
9:35 am -  Deke Dickerson does a Beach Boys/Wrecking Crew-style cover of "Waterloo Sunset".
9:34 am -  Here's Dave Quayle's review of Carey Fleiner's book The Kinks: A Thoroughly English Phenomenon.
9:27 am -  Here's a blog post about the "Long Distance Piano Player".
9:26 am -  Dave Victor picks The Kinks as one of the bands for his Fantasy Festival in this podcast.
 
 Thursday, 15th October, 2020
10:24 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this rock feuds.
9:56 am -  Some more articles on the 50th anniversary releases of Lola vs. Powerman here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here..
 
 Wednesday, 14th October, 2020
9:46 am -  You can listen to "The Follower / Any Time 2020" from the upcoming box set.
9:41 am -  The Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround Part One 50th anniversary releases were officially announced today on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and the official Kinks store (if you pre-order from there, you'll also receive a 7" "Lola"/"Berkeley Mews" single on clear vinyl and an enamel pin badge, while supplies last).
9:36 am -  The Lola vs. Powerman 50th anniversary releases are also available to pre-order from Australian stores such as JB Hi-Fi.
9:33 am -  The Lola vs. Powerman 50th anniversary releases are available to pre-order on the US Amazon now: Box set, Vinyl, 2CD, and 1CD.
9:32 am -  Several articles about the Lola vs. Powerman... 50th anniversary releases here, here, here, here, and here. And here's an unboxing video.
 
 Tuesday, 13th October, 2020
12:51 pm -  John 5, Michael Anthony, and Corey Taylor cover "YRGM" in this video.
9:12 am -  Here's another article on "Play For Today" at 50.
9:09 am -  "I'm Not Like Everybody Else" was played at the conclusion of the World Grand Prix (Darts) last night.
 
 Monday, 12th October, 2020
12:33 pm -  According to this, there will be a piece on Dave and his favourite records in the December 2020 issue of Uncut.
10:19 am -  Ray was on BBC Radio 4 today, approximately between 13:35 and 13:40. Here's the audio of Ray's interview, about the "Long Distance Piano Player" play. There's a TV programme tonight about the Play For Today series.
10:12 am -  Here's a tweet about the 50th anniversary of the broadcast of "The Long Distance Piano Player" play, starring Ray. You can see a couple photos and a video clip here and here.
10:06 am -  The Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround 50th anniversary releases are now available to pre-order on Amazon.co.uk: box set, vinyl, 2CD, and CD.
9:49 am -  Toyah and Robert Fripp cover "YRGM".
9:48 am -  This radio show will have a Kinks story on 29 Oct.
9:45 am -  "Dedicated Follower of Fashion" is quoted in this article on the La Sape subculture in Africa.
9:43 am -  The Kinks and "YRGM" are included in this article on the 15 greatest guitar riffs.
9:41 am -  Some articles on the Lola vs. Powerman 50th anniversary release here and here.
9:38 am -  Here's an article on how The Kinks helped form Arctic Monkeys.
 
 Friday, 9th October, 2020
12:23 pm -  The official Kinks Facebook page has a new post: "Hold on tight for a big announcement coming next week....", accompanied by a photo of the Pye "Lola" single.
10:23 am -  "Tired Of Waiting For You" is the latest installment of Mark Teehan's comprehensive papers analyzing the charting of Kinks songs: "Tired Of Waiting For You"—How The Kinks Reinvented Themselves And Battled For Commercial Success: A Complete Analysis Of The Single's Charting In The UK And The U.S.A..
8:39 am -  The Village Of The Damned soundtrack is set for a 2LP Record Store Day release on "Black Friday", 27 Nov. 2020. You can see a photo on this page.
8:34 am -  Ray talks about "You've Got To Hide Your Love Away" in this article from 2007 about John Lennon's 30 best songs.
 
 Wednesday, 7th October, 2020
2:22 pm -  Kassner Music has a tweet about Ray's recent Million-Air Award.
9:05 am -  Dave has posted a couple tweets about Eddie Van Halen. And some more obituaries for Eddie that mention VH's Kinks covers here, here, and here.
 
 Tuesday, 6th October, 2020
4:05 pm -  The Kinks are mentioned in various obituaries for Eddie Van Halen.
9:06 am -  Andrew Sandoval mentions Dave and The Kinks in this interview.
9:05 am -  Ray has been awarded a BMI Million-Air Award, for 8 million 'broadcast performances' of "YRGM".
9:05 am -  "Sunny Afternoon" is in this list of rock songs with conservative themes.
 
 Monday, 5th October, 2020
9:19 am -  According to this article, Kinks music will be performed as part of "The British Rock Experience" show at the Palace Theatre in Manchester, New Hampshire starting Oct. 23rd.
9:16 am -  "Better Things" is on this 1981 flashback playlist.
9:16 am -  The Kinks' "Greatest Hits" compilation is mentioned in this article about a record store owner.
9:14 am -  Here's a blog post on the Lola vs. Powerman album.
9:05 am -  Ace Frehley mentions Ray and The Kinks in this interview. Here's the video.
9:02 am -  In this Wes Anderson birthday stream video, there's a cover of "Strangers" by Anthony Pedroza at 15:33, and a cover of "This Time Tomorrow" by The Bicycats at 24:49.
 
 Friday, 2nd October, 2020
9:04 am -  Here's a Facebook post about when Ray lived in Borehamwood.
9:03 am -  Here's an article about the Ready, Steady, Go! book, which features an essay by Ray.
 
 Thursday, 1st October, 2020
9:08 am -  According to this tweet there will be a Kinks radio special on RUN Bath radio channel 1 this Saturday at 12 noon.
9:06 am -  This article on the recent Rolling Stone list of the 500 greatest albums of all time mentions "members of The Kinks" (Mick Avory was one of the voters).
9:02 am -  According to this article, the forthcoming reissue of Tears For Fears' The Seeds Of Love will include a Kinks cover: a version of "Badman's Song" which "collapses into a shambling goof on the Kinks' 'ADAAOTN.'"
9:00 am -  According to this article, The Riptide Movement will be covering "Days" on The Great Big Irish Thank You, on Virgin Media One on 4 October at 10pm.
 
 Wednesday, 30th September, 2020
2:07 pm -  Kinks tribute band The Village Green will be performing at Michael's On Main in Soquel, California on Saturday, Oct. 24th. Tickets are $45 for dinner and the show. Dinner starts at 6:30pm and showtime is 8:30pm. BRING YOUR FACE MASK. Call (831) 479-9777 (ext. 2) to reserve tickets. 10% of proceeds will be donated to Fund for Human Services. Here's the Facebook event page.
 
 Tuesday, 29th September, 2020
9:06 am -  Here's a video of a marching band covering "YRGM".
8:56 am -  A couple more articles with quotes from Ray's Mojo interview here and here.
8:55 am -  The Romantic's cover of "She's Got Everything" is mentioned in this article.
 
 Monday, 28th September, 2020
11:00 am -  Mike Campbell mentions The Kinks in this interview.
8:48 am -  Ron Sexsmith's latest Kinks cover is "Waterloo Sunset".
8:47 am -  More articles with quotes from Ray's Mojo interview here, here, and here.
 
 Friday, 25th September, 2020
9:06 am -  Some articles with quotes from Ray's Mojo interview here, here, and here.
9:05 am -  According to this tweet, a handbill from The Kinks' 1965 Cardiff gig is due to be auctioned.
 
 Thursday, 24th September, 2020
12:31 pm -  The Official Kinks Fan Club web site has been updated with a statement about the cancelation of the November meeting.
12:29 pm -  Ray is mentioned in this article about Bob Dylan.
8:55 am -  Ray and "Art School Babe" are mentioned in this obituary for Juliette Gréco.
 
 Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020
9:35 am -  "WHATGTG" is quoted in this article.
9:33 am -  Last week's Kinks and Beats Daily podcast episodes covered "Yes Sir, No Sir" and "Phobia".
9:31 am -  Here's a podcast on Face To Face.
9:31 am -  Kinks albums are included in Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. And according to this, Mick Avory was one of the voters.
9:26 am -  "Autumn Almanac" is included in this article on Top 20 Fall Songs.
9:25 am -  George Van Den Broek mentions Ray in this interview.
 
 Tuesday, 22nd September, 2020
9:17 am -  The Official Kinks Fan Club meeting, originally scheduled for November in London, has been cancelled. From Bill Orton: "Sorry to inform you that following Further contact with The Dome[...], its pretty obvious that at 100 capacity it will clearly be uneconomic and a poor show compared to previous so we have no option but to cancel until things get back to normal. I have put a date on for November next year but we could always look at one earlier in the year should circumstances permit."
9:14 am -  Here's a new radio interview with Dave.
9:13 am -  This Instagram post has a new photo of Ray and a quote, both from the latest issue of Mojo.
9:07 am -  Here's a new cover of "Where Have All The Good Times Gone" by Dfactor.
9:04 am -  Here's an article about Ray and Dave.
9:02 am -  King Crimson's Jakko Jakszyk mentions Ray in this interview.
9:01 am -  Dave talks about the upcoming deluxe Lola vs. Powerman reissue in this article.
9:00 am -  The Lexus "This Time Tomorrow" ad is mention in this article.
8:58 am -  "YRGM" is included in this list of The Cure's best covers.
8:56 am -  "Victoria" is on this family road trip playlist.
 
 Friday, 18th September, 2020
8:02 am -  Here's a blog review of Mark Doyle's The Kinks: Songs of the Semi-Detached book.
 
 Thursday, 17th September, 2020
8:50 am -  According to this page, there's a new interview with Ray in the November 2020 issue of Mojo magazine.
8:47 am -  There was more info about the Lola vs. Powerman 50th anniversary releases on TheKinks.info site, but it appears to be gone now. These were the links (which at the time only worked if you had a non-US country set as your location): vinyl LP, 2CD Deluxe Media Book, and deluxe box set. The release date is 11 December 2020.
8:41 am -  Joe Bouchard mentions his new cover of "ADAAOTN" in this interview.
 
 Wednesday, 16th September, 2020
1:07 pm -  There's some info about the Lola vs. Powerman 50th anniversary release on the official Kinks web site (you may have to change your location to Switzerland to see it).
 
 Tuesday, 15th September, 2020
3:34 pm -  "YRGM" is in this new movie trailer.
8:24 am -  "Autumn Almanac" is included in this article on The Top Ten Autumn Songs.
 
 Monday, 14th September, 2020
3:39 pm -  You can preorder Crossroads issue #99, with Ray on the cover.
8:40 am -  Here's an article on The Kinks' 1965 Paris performance.
8:40 am -  Here's a blog post on 31 versions of "YRGM".
8:37 am -  Here's a new Rolling Stone article: Hear Doves' Kinks-Inspired New Song 'Broken Eyes'.
 
 Friday, 11th September, 2020
5:01 pm -  Here's a new cover of "This Strange Effect" by Slipping Into Darkness.
1:48 pm -  The latest episode of the Waterloo Underground show is an interview with Kristian Hoffman, talking about playing with Dave (and other bands).
9:05 am -  "ADAAOTN" is included in this article on 38 greatest power-pop songs.
 
 Thursday, 10th September, 2020
8:46 am -  According to this article, the band Last Letters has recorded a Kinks cover for an upcoming release.
 
 Wednesday, 9th September, 2020
9:45 am -  Peter Noone mentions The Kinks in this interview.
 
 Tuesday, 8th September, 2020
4:31 pm -  Here's a new interview with Dave.
4:30 pm -  According to this tweet, BBC Radio Cumbria has a radio show "reminiscing about when The Kinks played in Cumbria".
10:34 am -  "VGPS" is quoted in this article.
10:33 am -  Randy Bachman mentions Ray in this archive interview.
 
 Monday, 7th September, 2020
10:32 am -  "Shangri-La" is mentioned in this article.
10:31 am -  The Kinks are mentioned and pictured in this article.
10:30 am -  Here's a Kinks and Beats Daily podcast on "Trust Your Heart".
10:28 am -  Ray is mentioned in this article (paywalled).
 
 Friday, 4th September, 2020
8:37 am -  This article on Joe Meek's Tea Chest Tapes mentions Ray.
 
 Thursday, 3rd September, 2020
9:09 am -  Here's an article about Dave's recent tweet praising "Weird Al" Yankovic's "Yoda", and Al's response.
9:04 am -  According to this Instagram post, Ray is on the cover of Crossroads magazine #99. "English and French version available. Out 26 September 2020."
8:59 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on the 25th anniversary of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame concert.
 
 Wednesday, 2nd September, 2020
10:53 am -  According to this tweet, Cherry Red have acquired Joe Meek's legendary "tea chest tapes", said to include unreleased material by Ray. Some background info here. "Ray Davies: In 1965, the Kinks supremo wrote some songs for the Honeycombs and went along to 304 Holloway Road to prepare some demos for the group to refer to. Something Better Beginning and Emptiness were the tracks in question."
9:15 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article (paywalled) on Ready, Steady, Go!
9:14 am -  Nick Frater mentions Ray in this interview.
 
 Tuesday, 1st September, 2020
1:21 pm -  Here's a blog post about 5 songs by The Kinks from the 1970s.
1:16 pm -  Think Visual is included in an article in the September 2020 issue of the German version of Rolling Stone magazine (print edition) about 50 underrated albums.
8:42 am -  Something Else is included in this list of the Top Ten Rock Albums of 1967.
8:38 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on The Who's earliest TV appearance.
8:36 am -  Shel Talmy has shared his blueprint for producing "Sunny Afternoon" on Facebook.
 
 Monday, 31st August, 2020
9:25 am -  GE Smith mentions Ray and "YRGM" in this interview.
9:25 am -  A couple more Record Store Day articles here and here.
9:22 am -  Kink Kronikles is in this Record Store Day Highlights article.
9:21 am -  Here's a blog post on Other People's Lives.
 
 Friday, 28th August, 2020
3:47 pm -  "YRGM" is in this Eastenders teaser. Here's an article that mentions The Kinks.
11:11 am -  You can listen to the Waterloo Underground's interview with Dave Jenkins and Andrew Sandoval about touring with Dave and recording the Rock Bottom live album.
8:50 am -  Margo Price mentions "Strangers" in this interview.
8:47 am -  Here's an article about Dave's Rock Bottom Record Store Day release, with a quote from Dave.
8:46 am -  The latest from the "Rivals: Music's Greatest Feuds" podcast is a Ray vs. Dave episode.
 
 Thursday, 27th August, 2020
8:38 am -  The Kink Kronikles is mentioned in this article, under the "Record Store Day Favorites" heading.
8:37 am -  "Waterloo Sunset" is quoted in this article.
8:35 am -  Ace Frehley mentions his "Lola" cover in this interview.
8:35 am -  One For The Road is included in this article on Rock's greatest live albums.
 
 Wednesday, 26th August, 2020
8:55 am -  Billy Ocean mentions The Kinks in this interview.
 
 Tuesday, 25th August, 2020
9:28 am -  The "Lincoln County" promo video mentioned yesterday seems to have been made private. Here it is from another YouTube user, with an intro included.
9:09 am -  According to this Instagram post, Ray is in an upcoming comic book, Le mode merveilleux du rock.
9:00 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article about a Flying V documentary.
 
 Monday, 24th August, 2020
9:35 am -  Here's an excerpt of a 1968 promo video for "Lincoln County" by Dave.
9:32 am -  The Fifth Estate drummer Ken Evans talks about a tambourine that Shel Talmy used on Kinks recordings in this interview.
9:29 am -  Here's a review of the Tanya Donelly and the Parkington Sisters album that has a cover of "Days".
9:27 am -  Dave is mentioned in this article about the proposal to demolish the shopping arcade in North Finchley.
9:25 am -  Ray is mentioned and various Kinks videos are embedded in this blog post.
9:24 am -  The Kinks are one of the bands on the cover of this ebook on the British Invasion.
9:22 am -  Ray is quoted in this article and is in this book about Ready, Steady, Go.
9:20 am -  "Motorway" is quoted in this article (paywalled) on British motorway dining.
9:19 am -  Ray is quoted in this GQ article on the swinging sixties.
9:13 am -  According to this article, there's a new cover of "This Strange Effect" by Zac Farro, on his Zafari EP.
 
 Friday, 21st August, 2020
8:31 am -  Henry Priestman talks about The Kinks in this interview.
8:27 am -  Here's an article on The Fall's expanded reissue of The Frenz Experiment, which includes a cover of "Victoria".
 
 Thursday, 20th August, 2020
2:02 pm -  The Kinks covers team have announced that the list of Kinks covers has now reached 10,000! That includes over 1000 covers of "YRGM" alone.
8:43 am -  Here's a 2012 photo of Ray at a rehearsal for a Big Star tribute show.
8:41 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on the Elpico A55 "Little Green Amp".
 
 Wednesday, 19th August, 2020
2:16 pm -  Here's a podcast on the VGPS album.
 
 Tuesday, 18th August, 2020
9:15 am -  Here's an article about Dave's Twitter listening party next Monday.
9:13 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.
9:12 am -  According to this review, "God's Children" is included on the 3-CD compilation Peephole In My Brain - The British Progressive Pop Sounds of 1971.
 
 Monday, 17th August, 2020
10:16 am -  The Fall's cover of "Victoria" is included in this article on their best cover songs.
9:21 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article about the autobiography of EMI Australia head Nick Hampton.
9:17 am -  The Kinks' BBC recordings continue to be dumped on Amazon UK in different formats by different companies. Here's a release in yellow or blue vinyl.
9:11 am -  Here's Kate Rusby's cover of "Days".
9:10 am -  Peter Gabriel mentions covering "ADAAOTN" in this interview.
9:10 am -  "Lola" is included in this article on 10 Classic Rock Songs That Turn 50 Years Old This 2020.
9:07 am -  "Supersonic Rocket Ship" is included in this quarantine playlist article.
9:06 am -  "Days" is mentioned in this article (paywalled). "Is The Kinks' 'Days' replacing Hallelujah as the song artists most want to cover? Last week 'Days' turned up on Kate Rusby's fine covers album, and here it is on this new collection of other people's songs by Tanya Donelly."
9:03 am -  HMV has a coloured vinyl 2LP version of the Absolute Beginners soundtrack.
9:01 am -  Here's a new cover of "Autumn Almanac" by Novelty Island, from their EP Suddenly On Sea.
 
 Friday, 14th August, 2020
8:46 am -  According to this review, there's a cover of "Days" on Kate Rusby's new album Hand Me Down.
8:45 am -  This podcast features an archive interview with Ray (from 1978).
8:43 am -  Tanya Donelly talks about her cover of "Days" in this interview.
8:41 am -  "YRGM" is mentioned in this learn to play powerchords article.
 
 Thursday, 13th August, 2020
10:22 am -  Dave is mentioned in this article on Jim Laspesa, who was Dave's drummer for several years when Dave started doing solo shows.
10:20 am -  Here's a video clip from the studio working on the 50th anniversary release of Lola vs. Powerman.
10:17 am -  Here's another review of Mark Doyle's book The Kinks: Songs of the Semi-Detached.
9:18 am -  Black Marble's Chris Stewart names The Raincoats' version of "Lola" as one of his favorite cover songs.
9:16 am -  "Death Of A Clown" is included in this article on pop music's circus obsession.
 
 Wednesday, 12th August, 2020
3:37 pm -  "Lola" is included in this article on songs banned by the BBC.
10:42 am -  You can see a snippet of Grace Potter's cover of "Supersonic Rocket Ship from her recent drive-in concert. (The cars are honking along to the beat.)
10:40 am -  According to this tweet, Dave will join Newbury Comics for a Twitter Listening Party for Dave's Record Store Day LP release Rock Bottom: Live at the Bottom Line, Monday, Aug. 24th from noon to 1:30pm EDT. Here's the Facebook event.
 
 Tuesday, 11th August, 2020
2:46 pm -  Here's a blog post about Dave's comments from his interview on Soho Radio a couple weeks ago about the upcoming Lola vs. Powerman super deluxe reissue.
2:44 pm -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article about the band All Souls.
 
 Monday, 10th August, 2020
10:40 am -  Bob Henrit was interviewed on the Strange Brew podcast.
10:39 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article about the impact of COVID-19 on live acts.
10:37 am -  According to this article, Grace Potter performed a cover of "Supersonic Rocket Ship" at a drive-in concert in Vermont.
10:35 am -  According to this review there's a cover of "Days" on the new album by Tanya Donelly and The Parkington Sisters.
10:19 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this Record Store Day article.
10:18 am -  Van Halen's cover of "YRGM" is mentioned in this article.
10:15 am -  This artwork curation was inspired by "Waterloo Sunset" lyrics.
10:13 am -  "Sunny Afternoon" is included in this playlist to lighten your mood on a sunny summer day.
 
 Friday, 7th August, 2020
3:34 pm -  According to this tweet there's a "Sixty minutes of 60's Dave Davies" radio show at TrevorJoeLennon.com tomorrow at 9am EDT.
3:30 pm -  Here's a Why I Love The Kinks blog post by Stuart Anthony.
 
 Wednesday, 5th August, 2020
8:32 am -  Here's a new video for "The Dog Song" by Kimberley Rew, featuring Ian Gibbons on piano.
8:30 am -  Clara Sanabras covers "Lola" and Days.
8:28 am -  Here's a new cover of "Days" by Hannah Landberg.
8:27 am -  Marillion's Steve Hogarth mentions The Kinks in this interview (under "The most underrated band ever".)
 
 Tuesday, 4th August, 2020
10:30 am -  Al Di Meola mentions the Kinks in this interview
8:34 am -  Shel Talmy has posted The blueprint for producing "See My Friends" on his Facebook page.
8:34 am -  Here's another previously unpublished photo of Ray in Detroit.
 
 Monday, 3rd August, 2020
8:38 am -  Here's a previously unpublished photo of Ray in Detroit in 1976.
8:37 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in a Chrissie Hynde quote in this article on Mose Allison.
8:32 am -  Ray, Dave and The Kinks are mentioned in this interview with David Mitchell.
8:31 am -  The Absolute Beginners soundtrack reissue is reviewed in this article (paywalled).
8:30 am -  "I Gotta Move" is used in this TELUS commercial.
 
 Friday, 31st July, 2020
12:20 pm -  The Tom Robinson radio show with Ray will re-air tomorrow at 21:00 on BBC Radio 6.
12:19 pm -  Here's a new cover of "Sunny Afternoon" by The Buggs.
9:12 am -  Morgan Howell's supersized painting of a "Waterloo Sunset" 7" single is in this upcoming book.
8:38 am -  "Waterloo Sunset" is mentioned in this article (paywalled) on Australian music.
8:35 am -  "Celluloid Heroes" is quoted in this article on Olivia De Havilland.
8:32 am -  "Lola" is included in this article on the 26 best songs of the 1970s.
8:31 am -  Here's a blog post on "Come Dancing".
8:29 am -  Here's a previously unpublished photo of Ray (click the arrow to photo # 5).
 
 Thursday, 30th July, 2020
11:27 am -  Here's an article on the Strangers documentary on Dave.
8:37 am -  Here's a blog post (in German) on "Lola".
8:35 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this interview with James D'Arcy.
 
 Wednesday, 29th July, 2020
11:56 am -  Here's a cover of "Waterloo Sunset" by Annie Lennox.
11:55 am -  Here's an article on the Lola vs. Powerman... album.
8:40 am -  "Strangers" is mentioned in this article on the Newport Folk Festival.
8:39 am -  Here's another article on Ace Frehley's solo album that features a cover of "Lola".
 
 Tuesday, 28th July, 2020
10:23 am -  According to this article, Ace Frehley covers "Lola" on his upcoming solo album Origins Vol. 2, due Sept. 18th.
8:52 am -  You can listen again to Dave on Soho Radio yesterday.
8:50 am -  According to this article, Joe Bouchard discusses his cover of "ADAAOTN" in this Stories Behind The Songs video.
8:44 am -  Ray is mentioned in this article on The Turtles' album reissues.
8:43 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on the Music Circus venue in Cohasset, Massachusetts.
8:34 am -  There were five questions on The Kinks in yesterday's episode of the "Pointless" quiz show on BBC1.
8:28 am -  Here's an article on a new cover of "Better Things" by n Howie Jr. & The Rosewood Bluff. Also check out the video for it.
 
 Monday, 27th July, 2020
9:18 am -  Here's an update on Martin Davies' film on Dave Davies, now titled Strangers.
9:15 am -  Here's a new cover of "ADAAOTN" by the Macungie, Pennsylvania band Condor.
8:53 am -  According to this tweet, there was an article on Ray in yesterday's Round Table supplement.
8:50 am -  The summer issue of the Dedicated Follower fanzine features "Kinks Rare Gems".
 
 Friday, 24th July, 2020
1:42 pm -  According to this Facebook post, Dave will be a guest on Jim Sclavunos's radio show on Soho Radio this Monday, 27 July from 2-4pm (14:00-16:00 BST). Listen live here.
9:45 am -  Ross Kemp chooses "Waterloo Sunset" as "The song that reminds me of home" in this "Soundtrack Of My Life" interview.
9:28 am -  "Sunny Afternoon" is quoted in this article on the TV show "Schitt's Creek".
9:23 am -  Here's a video of Ritchie Blackmore, Mick Foley and Candice Night performing "Celluloid Heroes".
9:18 am -  Here's an article about The Raincoats' cover of "Lola".
9:12 am -  "Tired Of Waiting For You" is mentioned in this article.
 
 Thursday, 23rd July, 2020
8:45 am -  According to this tweet and this schedule, there's going to be a Kinks special on Bath Radio's "Legends Show" tomorrow, 24 July, from 12pm-1pm. Listen live here.
8:42 am -  Here's Mick Foley's piece on his 25 favorite Kinks songs.
8:42 am -  Mick Avory is mentioned in this article about the Rolling Stones.
 
 Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020
2:00 pm -  Here's an article about the 1965 NME Poll Winners concert.
9:09 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on movie soundtracks (for the "High Fidelity" soundtrack).
9:08 am -  Ray is mentioned in this article on the end of Q magazine.
9:07 am -  Here's a blog post on Soap Opera.
 
 Tuesday, 21st July, 2020
8:54 am -  Here are archive images of a 1968 interview and review of a Kinks gig in the student newspaper of the Lanchester College of Technology.
8:51 am -  Here's an article on The Kinks' US ban.
8:48 am -  Here's another article on Joe Bouchard's solo album that has a cover of "ADAAOTN".
 
 Monday, 20th July, 2020
1:39 pm -  Here's a original vs. cover version article on "Stop Your Sobbing".
1:38 pm -  Here's a podcast on The Kinks.
1:13 pm -  Chrissie Hynde mentions Ray in this interview.
8:47 am -  According to this tweet, Mick Foley is working on an article of his 25 favorite Kinks songs, which should be up on his web site realmickfoley.com soon.
8:45 am -  According to this article, Peter Noone will be performing a Kinks cover ("Dandy", I assume) at his show this weekend in Rhode Island.
8:42 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on Pete Smith (paywalled).
8:40 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on London walks: a rock tour of Camden and Kentish Town (paywalled--there's a paragraph about the filming of the "Dead End Street" promo video on Little Green Street).
 
 Friday, 17th July, 2020
1:55 pm -  The new book How To Be A Rock Star by David Ambrose will include something about Ray (as having worked with the author).
8:36 am -  Here's a review of the new reissue of the Absolute Beginners soundtrack.
8:36 am -  One For The Road is included in this article on double albums.
 
 Thursday, 16th July, 2020
4:15 pm -  There's a new piece on the Official Kinks Fan Club web site: Glastonbury Memories - from Mark Haley.
2:19 pm -  You can listen again to the Mod Lang "Ray Davies Day" radio show.
 
 Wednesday, 15th July, 2020
11:51 am -  Members of The Jayhawks talk about working with Ray in this interview.
9:34 am -  "Living On A Thin Line" is mentioned in this article on musical references in The Sopranos.
9:31 am -  Ray is mentioned (with a photo) in this "this day in history" article.
9:29 am -  There's a paragraph about a couple Kinks concerts in Massachusetts in this article.
 
 Monday, 13th July, 2020
8:54 am -  Just a reminder that "The Kinks - Echoes Of A World" has been airing on American PBS stations. Check here to see if it's scheduled to air where you are.
8:53 am -  "Sunny Afternoon" is mentioned in this article on the hits of '66.
8:51 am -  "ADAAOTN" is mentioned in this article about concerts.
8:48 am -  Here's an article on The Cure's cover of "YRGM".
 
 Friday, 10th July, 2020
8:43 am -  The BBC is repeating the 2016 radio play "A Decent Interval" which uses various Kinks songs. Episode 1 includes "YRGM", Episode 2 includes "Starstruck", and Episode 3 includes Bill Nighy mentioning The Kinks and singing "Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues".
8:40 am -  Here's a review of the Songs of the Semi-Detached book.
8:39 am -  Marc Perlman of The Jayhawks mentions working with Ray in this interview.
 
 Thursday, 9th July, 2020
11:54 am -  According to this review, the latest M'Lumbo album, Fairytale Aliens, has a cover of "YRGM".
11:39 am -  "Waterloo Sunset" is mentioned in this review of earbuds.
8:42 am -  According to this review, episode 2 of the BBC show Mrs. America features "Steinem dancing around her apartment to 'This Time Tomorrow' by The Kinks."
 
 Wednesday, 8th July, 2020
4:15 pm -  Gary Louris and John Jackson talk about working with Ray in this Facebook video.
9:20 am -  According to this tweet, the cover of "This Time Tomorrow" featured in the Lexus TV ads was done by Jeremy Wendel Jones. Here's his Spotify page (but the cover is not there).
9:12 am -  Here's an interview with author David Mitchell who is writing a novel featuring a character inspired by Ray.
 
 Tuesday, 7th July, 2020
10:57 am -  According to this review, there's an interview with Ray in the new book Listening: Interviews, 1970-1989 by Jonathan Cott.
10:54 am -  "Lola" is included in this Pride Playlist article.
10:50 am -  "INLEE" is included in this article on The Sopranos: The 10 Best Uses Of End Credit Music.
10:48 am -  An article/essay on Ray is included in this new Spanish book, Fuera, En La Oscuridad by Eduardo Jordá.
 
 Monday, 6th July, 2020
9:10 am -  Be sure to check out this paper by Mark Teehan: "All Day And All Of The Night": A Comprehensive Charting Saga—How The KINKS Developed Their Second Follow-Up Single And Stormed The Local American Radio Station Surveys And National Charts.
9:02 am -  Lexus is using a cover of "This Time Tomorrow" in some TV ads. There are 4 versions on their YouTube channel. Here's an article about the commercial.
9:00 am -  The Kinks covers list is now up to 9750 songs! The cover team has been strengthened by the addition of Doug Hinman and Stefan Lundh.
8:58 am -  There's a 1972 photo of Ray in this article on the Bickershaw Festival.
8:56 am -  Here's an update to the letter to the UK government that Ray signed.
8:51 am -  The DB's cover of "I'm On An Island" is on bandcamp.com.
8:49 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in the zombie series "Z-Nation" in season 1, episode 8, when one of the characters is hiding from zombies and lists members of rock bands to keep his mind distracted.
8:40 am -  There are upcoming virtual and physical London tours of Kinks-related locations.
8:38 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on Scottish music promoter Albert Bonici.
8:36 am -  Ray is mentioned in this Jeanie Lambe obituary (paywalled, it says "serving as resident singer on BBC1’s At the Eleventh Hour, an 'end-of-week look at the world' which combined satire, poetry and pop. Lambe’s weekly song was written by Ray Davies.")
8:33 am -  Here's a tweet and a radio show about "Lola".
8:31 am -  Here's an article on the Raindance Film Festival screening of the film "Melody Makers", "featuring never-before-seen photographs" of Ray and others.
8:29 am -  The One For The Road cassette tape is included in this article on the Columbia Record & Tape Club.
 
 Thursday, 2nd July, 2020
4:12 pm -  "INLEE" is "perhaps the series’s best choice of music" in this article on Sopranos episodes.
4:10 pm -  Here's an update to the story of a woman who uncovered 1960s music posters (including The Kinks) in her attic.
10:06 am -  In this rock history article for July 4th, Ray is mentioned as being in the studio 51 years ago, mixing the Turtle Soup album.
9:50 am -  According to this article Ray is one of 1400 artists who have signed an open letter to "call on government to act now to save UK's live music scene". Here's the letter and the signatories.
9:47 am -  Imelda May's cover of "YRGM" is included in this Albums That Should Exist blog post.
9:45 am -  "Set Me Free" is mentioned in this article on the Rolling Stones.
9:42 am -  According to this article, Vanessa Amorosi covers "I Go To Sleep" (with Kate Ceberano) on her new album. (Spotify link)
 
 Wednesday, 1st July, 2020
8:36 am -  Here's an article on the Return To Waterloo soundtrack album, released 35 years ago today.
8:36 am -  "Waterloo Sunset" is included in this article/playlist.
 
 Tuesday, 30th June, 2020
3:18 pm -  "Death Of A Clown" is included in this article on 10 Classic Rock Hit Songs Not Sung By The Lead Vocalist.
8:48 am -  Ray is mentioned in this article on Chrissie Hynde.
 
 Monday, 29th June, 2020
2:26 pm -  The dB's cover "I'm On An Island" on this Cover Charge various artists compilation.
9:23 am -  Ray is quoted in this article on Nicky Hopkins (from the 1995 obituary for Nicky that Ray wrote for the New York Times).
9:20 am -  The Kinks are included in this article on Glastonbury.
9:18 am -  Ray is #13 in this BBC 16 Glastonbury Legends video (just after 6 minutes in).
9:18 am -  Here's an article on "YRGM".
 
 Friday, 26th June, 2020
3:04 pm -  The Kinks are mentioned in this blog post on Muswell Hill.
9:03 am -  There's a new interview with John Mendelsshon at the Waterloo Underground radio show.
9:02 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on Glastonbury, and Ray is mentioned in this article (paywalled).
8:53 am -  Here's an article (in Spanish) on the 50th anniversary of "Lola".
 
 Thursday, 25th June, 2020
9:14 am -  Here's the link for a Clara Sanabras and Harvey Brough concert (including songs from their recent collaborations with Ray), which streams tomorrow at 8pm (BST) and will be online for 24 hours.
8:34 am -  "Low Budget" is quoted in this article on economics.
8:32 am -  "Lola" is mentioned in this article about rock stars in drag.
 
 Wednesday, 24th June, 2020
9:30 am -  "Lola" is quoted in this article (paywalled).
9:28 am -  "Waterloo Sunset" is included in this article on songs in movies.
9:26 am -  Arthur (specifically "=Mr. Churchill says") is mentioned in this article on Neil Young's Homegrown album.
 
 Tuesday, 23rd June, 2020
10:59 am -  The "Albums That Should Exist" blog has two new posts (here and here) of home concerts by Pugwash (Thomas Walsh) of all Kinks songs.
10:56 am -  Author Lesley Pearse includes "Lola" in her ideal soundtrack while reading her new book Liar.
8:39 am -  Here's an article on the 1965 Kinks gig promoted by John Wayne Gacy (55 years ago today).
8:36 am -  Here's an article on the Kinks' tour stops in Illinois in 1965. And an extra press clipping here.
8:33 am -  You can listen again to this radio show (in Spanish) for Ray's birthday.
 
 Monday, 22nd June, 2020
8:47 am -  A message from Chris Kocher: "Just in time for Sir Ray's birthday: Here's my interview with Mark Doyle, author of The Kinks: Songs of the Semi-Detatched, which came out earlier this year from Reaktion Books. He discusses how the Kinks katalog from 1964-1971 fits into the wider British society, from preservation societies to paranoia. I thought I'd be back on WHRW Binghamton this weekend, and this would serve as the annual Ray Davies birthday show, but it was not to be. I will air it for the first show when I get back."
8:45 am -  Here's another Ray Davies birthday article, with loads of YouTube links.
8:41 am -  Here's a blog post on Ray's birthday.
8:40 am -  Here's an excerpt of a cover of "Sunny Afternoon" by ZEM and her harp. (Here's a longer version.)
8:36 am -  According to this article, Clara Sanabras and Harvey Brough will be performing some of Ray's songs in a virtual concert this Friday, 26 June at 8pm.
8:34 am -  Here's Thomas Walsh's VGPS video on Facebook.
8:29 am -  The Kinks and "Lola"/"Yoda" are mentioned in this article on 'Weird Al' Yankovic.
 
 Sunday, 21st June, 2020
6:12 am -  Happy 76th birthday Ray! There’s a recent photo of him on the official Kinks Twitter feed.
 
 Friday, 19th June, 2020
4:47 pm -  There will be a performance from the Sunny Afternoon musical (recorded previously) as part of the Virtual West End Live 2020 event on Facebook this weekend.
4:29 pm -  According to Facebook posts here and here, Thomas Walsh of Pugwash will perform the VGPS album tomorrow at 8pm (Dublin time, I assume).
11:02 am -  "Sunny Afternoon" is #9 in this list of Great summer rock songs.
10:29 am -  Here's a Happy Birthday Ray Davies! article.
10:29 am -  According to this tweet, there's an upcoming radio show celebrating the music of The Kinks.
8:34 am -  Here's a blog post on Word Of Mouth.
8:34 am -  Here's an article on The Kinks' cover of "Long Tall Sally".
 
 Thursday, 18th June, 2020
11:46 am -  According to this tweet, there's a radio show for Ray's birthday tonight.
8:37 am -  "Lola" is quoted in this article about Linux.
8:35 am -  Danny Horn talks about playing Ray in Sunny Afternoon in this podcast.
 
 Wednesday, 17th June, 2020
2:24 pm -  Here's a podcast on Arthur.
9:04 am -  The Kinks' first American tour is mentioned in this Today in Entertainment History article.
9:03 am -  The Kinks and Ray are mentioned in the description for this radio special about Glastonbury (but it's not known if there will be anything with Ray or The Kinks in the actual show).
9:00 am -  Here's a new cover of "Lola" by MonaLisa Twins.
8:58 am -  "Money Talks" is quoted in this article on Dave Chappelle.
8:51 am -  Billie Joe Armstrong mentions The Kinks in his speech at Green Day's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction in 2015(about 10 minutes into the video).
 
 Tuesday, 16th June, 2020
1:34 pm -  According to this article, Joe Bouchard (of Blue Öyster Cult) covers "ADAAOTN" on his new solo album Strange Legends, due out July 24th.
8:51 am -  Johnny Borrell mentions Ray in this interview.
8:49 am -  Ray is included in this article, under the heading "15 Celebrities Who Saved Lives and Stopped Crimes".
 
 Monday, 15th June, 2020
10:03 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article.
10:02 am -  "David Watts" is included in this article on songs that influenced the band FUR.
9:14 am -  Here's a new interview with Ray about "Lola". You can see the photo of Ray used on the print edition of iNews here (scroll down a little ways).
9:11 am -  Here's a busy Twitter thread with discussion of Ray's lyrics from around 1968 to 1971.
9:07 am -  "Lola" is quoted in this article.
9:05 am -  "YRGM" is used in this radio play (around 25:00).
9:05 am -  "Lola" is #2 in this article on 11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits.
 
 Friday, 12th June, 2020
8:40 am -  Today is "Lola Day". The "Lola" single was released 50 years ago today. The Lolafy your picture page is now live. There are articles about Lola Day here (in Spanish), here (in Italian), here, here (paywalled), here, here, and here.
8:37 am -  The official Kinks Twitter page posted this new cover of "Lola" by The Amazons.
8:35 am -  Here's an article on The Kinks' 20 greatest songs.
8:35 am -  The Kinks are included in this article on Battle of the bands: British Invasion style.
 
 Thursday, 11th June, 2020
11:50 am -  Here's an article (in Spanish) on the story of "Lola".
11:12 am -  "Australia" is quoted in this article.
 
 Wednesday, 10th June, 2020
8:58 am -  Catherine Grieves (music supervisor for the TV series Killing Eve) talks about Unloved's cover of "This Strange Effect" in this interview.
8:53 am -  "A Well Respected Man" is quoted in this article on John William Sterling.
8:45 am -  "David Watts" is mentioned in this interview with The Choir's Denny Carleton. (The Choir covered "David Watts" in 1969, and again on their new live album from a reunion concert last year.)
 
 Tuesday, 9th June, 2020
11:45 am -  Here's another article on "Lola Day" this Friday. It says you'll be able to listen to the "new Rematerized-2020 version" then. "Rematerized" must be a typo for "Remastered".
8:38 am -  The 2020-2021 tour of the Sunny Afternoon musical has been postponed. "Your ticket provider will be in contact to arrange a credit voucher/refund." See notices here, here, and here. And an article here.
8:35 am -  Van Halen's covers of "YRGM" and "WHATGTG" are mentioned in this article on Rock and Metal cover songs.
 
 Monday, 8th June, 2020
8:57 am -  Ray gives songwriting tips in this Telegraph article (paywalled, but you can see it here).
8:48 am -  You can listen to a 1-hour "In The Studio" radio show on One For The Road (from a couple years ago) for the 40th anniversary of the album.
8:44 am -  "Lola Day" is included in this article on various music news.
8:41 am -  A video of Ray dedicating "Waterloo Sunset" and "Days" to Pete Quaife at Glastonbury 2010 was "Video of the Day" yesterday at this site.
8:36 am -  Here's a Facebook event for a radio show celebration of Ray's birthday.
8:34 am -  "Lola" is curiously included in this article on 50 Best Songs About Grief To Help You Cope.
 
 Friday, 5th June, 2020
10:24 am -  Here's the official Lola Day web page. Coming soon: you can "Lolafy" your picture.
10:23 am -  "Rainy Day In June" is included in this Water-Themed Songs playlist.
10:22 am -  Here's another article on The Turtles' vinyl album reissues that mentions Ray.
10:20 am -  "Sunny Afternoon" is included in this article on 8 iconic tracks that showcase the melodica in all its glory.
 
 Thursday, 4th June, 2020
8:48 am -  Here's a Facebook event for "Lola Day" from the Kinks' official Facebook page, and an article about the celebration.
8:47 am -  From the BMG Kinks mailing list today: "50 years ago, on the 12th June 1970, The Kinks released their seminal single, Lola. We would like to celebrate the 50th anniversary with you all and we’d love you to send in your memories of the track, including your own cover versions, artwork, pictures and anecdotes. Tune in to the band's official social media channels on the 12th June, where we will be celebrating the single with some special unseen videos, new covers and we’ll also be including many of your submissions. Make sure to join in with us! Use the hashtag #LolaDay when posting your's on social media or email it to LolaDayEntries@gmail.com."
8:42 am -  Here's a new cover of "Better Things" by The Poportunists. And an article to go with it.
8:37 am -  Here's an article about Ray flying from NYC to London in the middle of a tour just to overdub the "Coca Cola" line in "Lola" (50 years ago yesterday).
8:36 am -  "Lola" is included in this playlist of Top 5 unapologetically gay tracks that honor the memory of Stonewall Riots.
 
 Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020
10:16 am -  Shel Talmy was interviewed on the Strange Brew podcast.
10:14 am -  Here are some recent paparazzi-style photos of Ray.
 
 Monday, 1st June, 2020
12:47 pm -  According to this and this, the release date for the Kink Kronikles and Rock Bottom vinyl reissues is 29th August.
12:43 pm -  According to this, the "Echoes Of A World" documentary will air on American public television.
10:34 am -  Here's a new cover of "Waterloo Sunset" by music students at the Pimlico Academy secondary school in Central London.
9:15 am -  "Strangers" is featured in yesterday's comic strip Gil.
9:11 am -  According to this article, a character in David Mitchell's forthcoming novel, Utopia Avenue, "shares the DNA" of Ray.
9:09 am -  This On this day: May 30th blog post includes the broadcast of Ray's "Sitting In The Stands" on Goal TV in 1994.
 
 Friday, 29th May, 2020
10:41 am -  "The Ultimate Collection" compilation is included in this article on The Best of the Best-Ofs.
10:32 am -  Howard Kaylan mentions Ray in this interview.
9:01 am -  Here's a message from Henny and Amir from Bus 59: "We’ve uploaded the full album of 'Bus 59' – PLEASE LET ME IN on YouTube. It starts with the kinky ‘hit-single’ “The Archway Tavern” (Holy ground for Kinkers). https://youtu.be/psmyAM3HROI Enjoy! And stay safe! Henny & Amir"
8:59 am -  "This Strange Effect" is mentioned in this article on Behind the Music That Drives "Killing Eve".
8:56 am -  Here's the listen again link for the rebroadcast of the 2013 interview with Ray.
8:54 am -  The London Transport Museum quotes "Willesden Green" in this Instagram post.
8:52 am -  Here's an article about the US ban.
 
 Thursday, 28th May, 2020
8:33 am -  According to this Facebook post, a video entitled "When Lin took Ray Davies to see Michael Jordan" will air later today on Facebook.
8:27 am -  According to this article author Mark Doyle was interviewed about The Kinks on WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 on Tuesday this week, and it will air again this Sunday, May 31, from 6 to 6:30am.
 
 Wednesday, 27th May, 2020
8:42 am -  Jere's a review of the Mark Doyle book The Kinks: Songs of the Semi-Detached.
 
 Tuesday, 26th May, 2020
9:36 am -  According to this tweet, a 2013 interview with Ray will be rebroadcast tomorrow.
9:24 am -  Lola vs. Powerman and the GLKA are mentioned in this article on records that changed my life.
9:19 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this obituary of fan Richard Rennie.
 
 Friday, 22nd May, 2020
5:04 pm -  "Better Things" is included in this AARP Songs of Hope and Happiness playlist. There's an accompanying story about music and happiness in the June/July issue of the AARP magazine.
11:46 am -  A verse of "Sunny Afternoon" is parodied in this article.
8:32 am -  According to this page, John Dagleish will perform a song from the Sunny Afternoon musical in a fundraising show when theatres reopen. It will be on a Sunday night in a West End theatre ("date to be confirmed in due course"). Another article here (scroll down to the photo of John Dagleish and the headline "Kinks star has no room for Zoom!").
8:28 am -  Here's a new cover of "Waterloo Sunset" by Paul Lynch.
 
 Thursday, 21st May, 2020
4:26 pm -  Happy 77th birthday to John Dalton!
 
 Wednesday, 20th May, 2020
9:08 am -  "Sunny Afternoon" is included in this article on 10 of the best summer songs ever.
8:55 am -  "Low Budget" is quoted in this article.
8:54 am -  "Better Things" is mentioned in this article about The Office theme song.
8:52 am -  "The Essential Kinks" compilation is included in this article on The Top 10 albums to turn a dull lockdown into a bright rockdown.
 
 Tuesday, 19th May, 2020
2:21 pm -  From a tweet by Alice Cooper today, "ADAAOTN" is on his Pandemic Playlist.
9:02 am -  Here's another article about the Shel Talmy interview on the Darren Paltrowitz podcast.
 
 Monday, 18th May, 2020
8:58 am -  A new message from Henny Stahli: "Hi Everybody Else! Henny here, once more, to announce the next (and last) episode of 'THE KINKY QUARANTINE PROJECT'- PART '3'. This time filled with new mixes of Kinks-songs I recorded with guitar player Herman Gombert as 'THE KINKY2'. Thanks for the attention and kind remarks on Part '1' and Part '2' of the Project! It was my pleasure! Stay safe and stay Kinky! Henny (BUS 59)"
8:56 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on Rod Stewart.
 
 Friday, 15th May, 2020
1:49 pm -  The Kinks and Dave are mentioned in these articles on the death of The Pretty Things' Phil May: here and here.
1:49 pm -  "Nine To Five" is included in this article on The Rock History of the Number Nine.
11:33 am -  Here's an interview with Christophe Conte about his Kinks documentary.
11:31 am -  You can listen to Geoff Murrell's "The Kinks Story", originally broadcast on Breeze 97.7, at this like until May 19.
9:24 am -  Here's a cover of "Days" by King Jartur.
9:22 am -  Here's a cover of "This Strange Effect" by Los Palms.
8:45 am -  Shel Talmy is interviewed on the Darren Paltrowitz podcast.
8:44 am -  Ray is mentioned in this article on the Union Chapel in Islington, London.
8:39 am -  Robert Lane mentions Ray's songwriting course in this video.
8:38 am -  Here's another article on the Kinks documentary being shown on ARTE TV today.
8:37 am -  "I Need You" is included in this list of songs you'd love to be played at your wedding.
8:36 am -  "Celluloid Heroes" is mentioned in this interview with Josie Cotton.
 
 Thursday, 14th May, 2020
8:48 am -  Jeff Tweedy of Wilco covered "Til Death Us Do Part" on Monday's episode of The Tweedy Show.
 
 Wednesday, 13th May, 2020
8:44 am -  Here's an article (in French) about the Kinks documentary airing on ARTE TV this week.
8:35 am -  This "Album that should exist" of Neil Finn's home concert recordings includes a cover of "Lola" with Jimmy Barnes. (They've done that song together previously.)
8:24 am -  Here's the Little Steven's Underground Garage Quarantine Qoolness show with Ray (interview originally aired 2006).
 
 Tuesday, 12th May, 2020
9:31 am -  You can listen to several Kinks cover songs on Vincent Palmer's "Kinks Relatives" show on MixCloud.com.
8:43 am -  Here's a new interview with Dave about Little Richard.
8:41 am -  This video blog ranks The Kinks' albums.
8:35 am -  The Kinks' first album is included in this blog post on 10 albums that made me.
8:34 am -  Here's a fanzine article on The Kinks.
8:32 am -  Johnny Marr mentions The Kinks in this article.
8:32 am -  "YRGM" is #6 in this British Invasion Top Ten article.
8:31 am -  Yungblod mentions The Kinks in this interview.
8:30 am -  Gary Kemp names "Apeman" as his first record in this radio show.
8:29 am -  The Van Halen cover of "WHATGTG" is mentioned in this article.
 
 Monday, 11th May, 2020
4:29 pm -  Ray is mentioned in this book review. Ray is apparently quoted a couple of times in the book.
2:35 pm -  The latest issue (June 2020) of the German Classic Rock magazine has a feature on The Kinks and a review of The Kink Kronikles.
2:32 pm -  "Days" is in this radio programme about "Gratitude".
2:26 pm -  A couple other mentions of The Kinks in articles about Little Richard here and here (Dave is quoted in the second one).
 
 Saturday, 9th May, 2020
10:49 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on the death of Little Richard.
 
 Friday, 8th May, 2020
9:52 am -  A reminder that the documentary "The Kinks, trouble-fêtes du rock anglais" will be shown on ARTE.TV in France and Germany next Friday, May 15th at 10:25pm. People in those countries can watch it online now.
9:45 am -  Ray is mentioned as a "trendy dude" in this article on men's fashion.
9:42 am -  Peter O'Doherty mentions Ray in this interview.
9:42 am -  Here's an article on the NME Poll Winners Awards Show of 1965.
9:41 am -  Another message from Henny Stahli: "Dear All! Henny here again, Henny from Holland ;-) With a NEW episode of 'THE KINKY QUARANTINE PROJECT' – 'PART 2' on YouTube. This time some Kinks-songs I recorded way back with guitar player Jos Meulman. I refreshed the recordings to bring 'em up-to-date for you to enjoy during the quarantine. Please click the link and spend some time in our Kinkdom! Take care! Henny & Jos"
 
 Thursday, 7th May, 2020
12:49 pm -  Tom Robinson mentions Ray in this interview.
11:31 am -  According to this, a cover of "David Watts" will be on The Choir's upcoming release Last Call: Live at The Music Box.
11:26 am -  Here's a new cover of "Strangers" by The Brothers Comatose.
11:25 am -  "I'm Not Like Everybody Else" is included in this Breakfast Playlist.
11:23 am -  Ron Mael mentions The Kinks in this interview.
11:23 am -  "Young And Innocent Days" is included in Phantom Planet's Quarantine Playlist.
11:21 am -  John Easdale mentions Ray in this interview and says "Shangri-La" is his "favorite song of all time".
11:18 am -  Berton Averre mentions The Kinks and Ray in this interview.
 
 Wednesday, 6th May, 2020
12:29 pm -  Ben Trow of Seazoo mentions The Kinks in this interview and chooses VGPS as one of his desert island records.
8:46 am -  Ray will be on this upcoming radio show (most likely interview clips from his 2012 Mastertapes shows).
8:45 am -  Here's an article about "Waterloo Sunset".
 
 Tuesday, 5th May, 2020
9:23 am -  Here's an article (in French) on The Kinks.
9:22 am -  Here's a video blog on Why I love The Village Green Preservation Society.
9:18 am -  The Kinks' 1972 Beat Club appearance is included in this article.
9:15 am -  Here's an article on The Kinks: where to start in their back catalogue.
 
 Monday, 4th May, 2020
9:52 am -  "Have A Cuppa Tea" is included in this article about tea songs.
9:31 am -  Here's a new cover of "YRGM" by Jonny and the Dunebugs.
9:29 am -  Delroy Washington mentioned The Kinks in this interview from 2012 (previously unpublished).
9:24 am -  Here's a review of the The Kinks: Songs Of The Semi-Detached book.
9:21 am -  "Waterloo Sunset" is quoted in this blog post.
9:19 am -  The Sunny Afternoon musical is mentioned in this article on 5 Favourite Musical Biographies That Played South Wales.
9:16 am -  Here's another parody of "Lola".
9:11 am -  According to this article, a cover of "Two Sisters" was done by The Natvral (aka Kip Berman from The Pains of Being Pure at Heart). You can watch the video on Facebook.


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