Ray Davies is one of the world's best songwriters.
Mapping the Unruly History of ‘Punk’ 'Punk,' an exciting four-part Epix docuseries exec-produced by John Varvatos and Iggy Pop, manages to cover the movement’s various base. The HBO television drama The Sopranos received considerable critical attention for effective use of an eclectic array of music.
John Lydon may be forever synonymous with Johnny Rotten, the sneering, red-haired terroriser, the antagonistic Sex Pistols singer that screamed of anarchy, nihilism, and a … The Kinks Kronikled. It was a completely different way to go about songwriting at the time. Lydon reveals his wife Nora, who is battling Alzheimer’s, lives in constant fear her home will be ransacked by unwelcome visitors. I really like literature in songs. When the Kinks started out, Jack Kennedy was President of the United States, the East Germans were scouting around for bricks to erect the greatest symbolic barrier to peace in out time, and Madonna's greatest fashion delimma was avoiding diaper rash. John Lydon may be forever synonymous with Johnny Rotten, the sneering, red-haired terroriser, the antagonistic Sex Pistols singer that screamed of anarchy, nihilism, and a … Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Punk rock is a sound, and an industry worth millions of dollars. THE KINKS YOU REALLY GOT ME (1964) Somebody's elder brother had it, I remember it was on Pye Records, and my God, that insane guitar started it … Punk is something starker, less likable, and much rarer. John Lydon, Capital Radio Show 1977 (Part II) ... You grew to like the Kinks though, right? Created on the piano in the front room of the Davies' home, the song was stylistically very different from the finished product, being much lighter and somewhat jazz-oriented. "You Really Got Me" was written by Ray Davies, the Kinks' vocalist and main songwriter, sometime between 9 and 12 March 1964. ... And the Kinks were stunning. Ray Davies’ songwriting is stunning. Buy MOJO magazin-Issue 148 Kinks, John Lydon, Damian Marley, Talk Talk, Live at the A... by Phil Alexander (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Today, John Lydon remains the difference between punk rock and punk. The Orange County Register October 24th, 2007 ... John Lydon: Well, it's an anniversary of punk in England, and there's been garbage rubbish bands performing all year trying to claim the credit for what existed 30 years ago. THE KINKS YOU REALLY GOT ME (1964)
I'm now really in a PIL/John Lydon kick and I found at internet a list of his musical influences which I Always love to read.