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Americana: The Kinks, the Road and the Perfect Riff (Hardback)
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Americana: The Kinks, the Road and the Perfect Riff (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 03/10/2013
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As a boy in post-War England, legendary Kinks singer/songwriter Ray Davies fell in love with America - its movies and music, its culture of freedom fed his imagination. In Americana, Davies tries to make sense of his long love-hate relationship with the country that both inspires and frustrates him, and where he nearly lost his life in a street shooting. Some of the most fascinating characters in pop culture and the British Invasion make appearances, from the famous to the behind-the-scenes players. The book is interspersed with lyrics and also includes photographs from Davies' own collection and the Kinks' archive. From his quintessentially English perspective, Davies - with candour, humour, and wit - takes us on a very personal road trip through his life and storied career as a rock star, and reveals what music, fame and America really mean to him.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780753555224
Weight: 572 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 30 mm

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