The Kinks - The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society

The Kinks: The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (Part 1)

Channel 149-15

Episode date - January 12, 2018

How Music Changed
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    From the inside, the band felt like it was in a state of turmoil, but from the outside the Kinks appeared to be handling the crazy culture of the late ‘60s with a great deal of aplomb.

    Ray Davies avoided psychedelic trends with his songwriting, opting instead to convey a nostalgic wistfulness for the way things were while bemoaning changes that spoiled his conception of what England stood for. It wasn’t a very popular sentiment at the time, but the songs lasted much longer than the times that inspired them.

    Featured tracks include;

    Days

    She’s Got Everything

    Pictures in the Sand

    Hold My Hand

    Creeping Jean

    Till Death Do Us Part

    When I Turn Out the Living Room Light

    Where Did My Spring Go?

    The Man He Weeps Tonight

     The Village Green Preservation Society

    Do You Remember Walter?

    Picture Book

    Johnny Thunder

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