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Ray Davies

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  • Grammys 2012: Clive Davis sets the stage for Brandy/Monica redux

     
    Pop & Hiss took a peek at rehearsals for Clive Davis' annual Pre-Grammy Gala, which features Brandy and Monica as headliners. The two R&B divas recently reunited nearly 14 years after the success of their chart-topping duet "The Boy Is Mine," for a new...
  • Critic's Notebook: At Coachella, a rebellious spirit

     
    The booking of Pulp, with its ‘Common People' anti-1% screed, typifies Coachella '12. One of the great, universal rock anthems of the last two decades — Pulp's “Common People” — bypassed the U.S. when it exploded out of...
  • Beatles versus the Stones: Who’s better?

     
    What about MJ versus Prince? These and other pop music debates are settled....
  • Tuesday's TV Talk Shows

     
    The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Denise Richards; Steve Carell and Julianne Moore; NASCAR's Jeff Gordon; Natalie Cole and Gregg Allman. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Kris Jenner. (N)......
  • Monday's TV Talk Shows

     
    The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Daniel Craig; paralyzed bride gets married; Don Cheadle; Aretha Franklin. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N)......
  • The 88 gig at the Echo on Saturday, discuss working with Ray Davies on 'See My Friends'

     
    "See My Friends," the recent solo album by erstwhile Kinks leader Ray Davies, has gained much attention for its boldfaced collaborators -- Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Corgan, Jon Bon Jovi, Mumford & Sons, Spoon and Black Francis among them. But......
  • Album review: Ray Davies' 'See My Friends'

     
    This all-star collaboration constitutes something of a victory lap for the Kinks' esteemed frontman and chief songwriter. His catalog is as revered among his peers as those of Lennon-McCartney or Jagger-Richards, even though Davies never garnered the same...
  • 10/10/10: Ten great songs about drinking (and five others about sobering up)

     
    It’s a fool's game, trying to pick 10 songs about one of popular music’s most reliable topics: alcohol, and the joy and pain it begets. It’s a topic that could fill volumes -– song and the drink -– so to......
  • Live review: Lucinda Williams and JP, Chrissie & the Fairground Boys at the Queen Mary

     
    For admirers of guitar-slinging songwriters with soaring, husky voices and deep catalogs about the inevitable appeal of untenable men, Thursday night’s concert beside the Queen Mary presented a potential dream team. Blues-country maverick Lucinda...
  • 'Do It Again,' a fan documentary on the Kinks, screens at Cinefamily tonight

     
    “Dan is a fan and he lives for our music. It’s the only thing that gets him by. He’s watched us grow and he’s seen all our shows. He’s seen us low and he’s seen us high.” When Ray Davies......
  • Original Kinks bass player Pete Quaife dies at 66

     
    Sad to hear that original Kinks bassist Pete Quaife has died at the age of 66. Quaife was a founding member of the band, joining brothers Ray and Dave Davies in 1962 and playing with the group until 1969. Quaife suffered from kidney disease for several...