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On November 26, 1965.

the_kink_kontroversy

On November 26, 1965, “Pye” label released “The Kink Kontroversy”, the third Kinks studio album. It was recorded October 1965, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Shel Talmy.

Personnel:

  • Ray Davies– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Dave Davies– lead and backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Shel Talmy– guitar
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards
  • Pete Quaife– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mick Avory– drums, percussion
  • Clem Cattini– drums
  • Rasa Davies – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Davies, except where noted.

  1. Milk Cow Blues – Sleepy John Estes
  2. Ring the Bells
  3. Gotta Get the First Plane Home
  4. When I See That Girl of Mine
  5. I Am Free
  6. Till the End of the Day
  7. The World Keeps Going Round
  8. I’m on an Island
  9. Where Have All the Good Times Gone
  10. It’s Too Late
  11. What’s in Store for Me
  12. You Can’t Win

On November 22, 1968.

the-kinks-village-green-preservation-society

On November 22, 1968, “Pye” label released “The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society”, the sixth Kinks studio album. It was recorded October – November 1968, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Ray Davies. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 255 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel:

  • Ray Davies– lead vocals, guitar,  keyboards,  harmonica,  saxophone, trumpet, trombone, accordion, oboe, flute
  • Dave Davies– lead and backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Pete Quaife– bass, backing vocals
  • Mick Avory– drums, percussion
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards, mellotron
  • Rasa Davies– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Davies, except where noted.

  1. The Village Green Preservation Society
  2. Do You Remember Walter?
  3. Picture Book
  4. Johnny Thunder
  5. Last of the Steam-Powered Trains
  6. Big Sky
  7. Sitting by the Riverside
  8. Animal Farm
  9. Village Green
  10. Starstruck
  11. Phenominal Cat
  12. All of My Friends Were There
  13. Wicked Annabella
  14. Monica
  15. People Take Pictures of Each Other

On September 15, 1967.

something-else

On September 15, 1967, “Pye” label released “Something Else by The Kinks” (Something Else), the fifth Kinks album. It was recorded April 1966 – July 1967, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Shal Talmy and Ray Davies. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 288 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Ray Davies– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica, harp, harpsichord, organ, tuba, maracas
  • Dave Davies– lead guitar, 12 string guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Pete Quaife– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mick Avory– drums, percussion
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards, piano
  • Rasa Davies – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Davies, except where noted.

  1. David Watts
  2. Death of a Clown – Dave Davies, Ray Davies
  3. Two Sisters
  4. No Return
  5. Harry Rag
  6. Tin Soldier Man
  7. Situation Vacant
  8. Love Me Till the Sun Shines – Dave Davies
  9. Lazy Old Sun
  10. Afternoon Tea
  11. Funny Face
  12. End of the Season
  13. Waterloo Sunset

On March 5, 1965.

Kinda_Kinks

On March 5, 1965, “Pye” label released “Kinda Kinks”, the second Kinks studio album. It was recorded in December 1964 and February 1965, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Shel Talmy.

Personnel:

  • Ray Davies- lead vocals, backing vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Dave Davies- lead guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Pete Quaife- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mick Avory- drums
  • Bobby Graham- drums
  • Rasa Davies – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Davies, except where noted.

  1. Look for Me Baby
  2. Got My Feet on the Ground – Ray Davies, Dave Davies
  3. Nothin’ in the World Can Stop Me Worryin’ ‘Bout That Girl
  4. Naggin Woman – Jimmy Anderson, D. “Jay” Miller
  5. Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight
  6. Tired of Waiting for You
  7. Dancing in the Street – Marvin Gaye, William “Mickey” Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter
  8. Don’t Ever Change
  9. Come on Now
  10. So Long
  11. You Shouldn’t Be Sad
  12. Something Better Beginning

On October 28, 1966.

Face_to_Face

On October 28, 1966 “Pye” label released “Face to Face”, the fourth Kinks studio album.  It was recorded from October 1965 – June  1966, at the “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Shel Talmy.

Personnel:

  • Ray Davies– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, mellotron
  • Dave Davies– lead guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Pete Quaife– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • John Dalton– bass guitar
  • Mick Avory– drums, percussion
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards, piano
  • Rasa Davies – backing vocals

Track listing:

All compositions by Ray Davies.

  1. Party Line
  2. Rosie Won’t You Please Com Home
  3. Dandy
  4. Too Much on My Mind
  5. Session Man
  6. Rainy Day in June
  7. A House in the Country
  8. Holiday in Waikiki
  9. Most Exclusive Residence for Sale
  10. Fancy
  11. Little Miss Queen of Darkness
  12. You’re Looking Fine
  13. Sunny Afternoon
  14. I’ll Remember