Archive for the 'Dave Davies' Category

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

For Kinks guitarist Dave Davies, music isn’t an intellectual pursuit. In Davies’ mind, creation is a purely instinctual action, not a result of the brain so much as the gut. “When you first start to get into music, you write something and if it feels good, maybe it is good,” Davies says over the phone, […]

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

During a period when the Kinks commercial stock was at a particular low ebb, both Ray and Dave Davies were experiencing songwriting and performing peaks that, while appreciated early on by a core group of kult fans, saw greater acknowledgment with time influencing several generations of artists and writers. While Dave’s “Death Of A Clown” […]

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

The recent release of The SMiLE Sessions must mark the ebb tide of the steady stream of retrospective issues of mythical “lost” albums from the sixties. One other such offering that crept out with much less fanfare in the same month as SMiLE is the “lost” solo album by Dave Davies, purveyor of revolutionary guitar […]