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Americana : the Kinks, the riff, the road : the story

Author: Ray Davies
Publisher: New York, NY : Sterling Publishing, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The British Invasion musician discusses his love/hate relationship with America, from his first U.S. tour in the early 1960s to being nearly murdered during a botched robbery in New Orleans in 2004.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Biography
Named Person: Ray Davies; Ray Davies; Ray Davies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Davies
ISBN: 9781402778919 1402778910
OCLC Number: 828055883
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 311 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Opener: New Orleans. The empty room --
Wings of fantasy --
The fake world --
The invaders --
Americana --
The big weird --
Thanksgiving Day --
Celluloid heroes --
Life on the road: diary of 1977 --
Sleepwalker --
The big guys --
Misfits --
Low budget --
Better things --
Unknown purple --
The morning after --
State of confusion --
After the fall --
Scattered --
Phobia --
Still searchin' --
Over my head --
Storyteller --
The voodoo walk --
A street called Hope --
Epilogue: security.
Other Titles: Kinks, the riff, the road
Responsibility: Ray Davies.
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The British Invasion musician discusses his love/hate relationship with America, from his first U.S. tour in the early 1960s to being nearly murdered during a botched robbery in New Orleans in 2004.

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