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By Ray Davies

As a boy in post-War England, mythical Kinks singer/songwriter Ray Davies fell in love with the United States – its video clips and track, its tradition of freedom fed his mind's eye.

In Americana, Davies attempts to make feel of his lengthy love-hate courting with the rustic that either evokes and frustrates him, and the place he approximately misplaced his existence in a road shooting.

the most interesting characters in popular culture and the British Invasion make appearances, from the well-known to the behind-the-scenes gamers. The ebook is interspersed with lyrics and in addition comprises photos from Davies's personal assortment and the Kinks’ archive.

From his quintessentially English viewpoint, Davies – with candour, humour, and wit – takes us on a really own street journey via his existence and storied occupation as a rock big name, and divulges what track, popularity and the United States relatively suggest to him.

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