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Americana The Kinks, the Riff, the Road

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ISBN-10: 1402778910

ISBN-13: 9781402778919

Edition: 2011

Authors: Ray Davies

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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. Then, as part of the British Invasion, he toured the US with the Kinks during one of the most tumultuous eras in recent history—until the Kinks group was banned from performing there from 1965-69. Many tours and trips later, while living in New Orleans, he experienced a transformative event: the shooting (a result of a botched robbery) that nearly took his life. In Americana, Davies tries to make sense of his long love-hate relationship with the country that both inspired and frustrated him. From his quintessentially English…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.02" wide x 9.02" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Opener: New Orleans
The Empty Room
Wings of Fantasy
The Fake World
The Invaders
The Big Weird
Thanksgiving Day
Celluloid Heroes
Life on the Road: Diary of 1077
The Big Guys
Low Budget
Better Things
Unknown Purple
The Morning After
State of Confusion
After the Fall
Still Searchin'
Over My Head
The Voodoo Walk
A Street Called Hope
Epilogue: Security