The Kinks - The Live Links

The Kinks: Live!

Channel 149-11

Episode date - December 15, 2017

Up until now, we’ve mostly covered studio recordings (and a few demos) released by the Kinks. In 1967, the band released an LP of live recordings to represent their raw, live sound.

The Who  - Tommy

The Who: Tommy (Part 1)

Album #69 - May 1969

Episode date - December 13, 2017

Few albums caused as much of a sensation – as well as consternation – as The Who’s “Tommy”.

The Kinks - Face to Face

The Kinks: Face to Face

Channel 149-10

Episode date - December 8, 2017

Ray Davies most certainly was a very complex personality.

The Kinks - Dedicated Follower of Fashion

The Kinks: Legal Wrangling

Channel 149-9

Episode date - December 1, 2017

The little known history of the Kinks betrays the band as a highly dysfunctional outfit that still somehow managed to make a seemingly endless stream of incredible music.

The Sir Douglas Quintet: Mendocino

The Sir Douglas Quintet: Mendocino

Album #63 - April 1969

Episode date - November 29, 2017

Some places can be easily identified by the music that is made there. Think Nashville, or Detroit, or Memphis, or San Francisco. The same can’t be said for Texas.

The Kink Kontroversy

The Kinks: The Kink Kontroversy

Channel 149-8

Episode date - November 24, 2017

With their third album, the artistic growth of the band was undeniable.

The Velvet Underground: The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground: The Velvet Underground

Album #62 - March 1969

Episode date - November 22, 2017

The Velvet Underground’s eponymously titled third album is distinctly, and deliberately, different from the previous pair.

Well Respected Man - The Kinks

The Kinks: The Up and Downs of Fame

Channel 149-7

Episode date - November 17, 2017

Last show we discussed the differences in attitude that the Davies brothers had toward fame, with Dave hell bent on pushing himself to enjoy all of it while he could (and usually going much too far


Dusty Springfield: Dusty in Memphis

Album #61 - March 1969

Episode date - November 15, 2017

“Dusty in Memphis” is the interesting and incredibly satisfying result of two worlds colliding. The title says it all.

The Kinks

The Kinks: Kinda Kinks

Channel 149-6

Episode date - November 10, 2017

Like an band suddenly thrust into the limelight, the Kinks found themselves overwhelmed by the sudden rush of attention. Each ember dealt with it in distinctly different ways.