Sunday, March 8, 2009

I love The Kinks

Kinks (Musical group), & Davies, R. (1980). One for the road. New York, N.Y.: Arista.

I love, love, love The Kinks. Here's my version of Lola:

Here's the real deal:

Isn't that a cool guitar? One time my Grandma Swensen tried to give hers to a guy I was casually dating. He thanked her, but wisely suggested that she keep it in the family.

When I was in high school I went to a Kinks concert at the Hartford Civic Center. It was an okay show, but not great. They played too many songs from the Come Dancing album instead of the classics.

Here's an excellent interview with Kinks front man, Ray Davies: