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Ray Davies of The Kinks.

Lead singer and songwriter for The Kinks, Ray Davies. He's just written his "unauthorized autobiography." The book is written in the third, nameless person, and takes place in a corporation-run future. It's called, Ray Davies: X-Ray. (The Overlook Press). Ray started The Kinks in 1964 with his brother. They are said to be the pioneers of the rowdy garage band genre of rock music. Their many hits included: "You Really Got Me," "Lola," "All Day and All of the Night," and "Tired of Waiting for You."


Other segments from the episode on October 17, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 17, 1995: Interview with Ray Davies; Review of the films "A Reason to Believe" and "Kicking and Screaming."


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