The Davies Diaries

Ray Davies, lead singer of the Kinks, presents the story of the group's career in the 1960s.

Episodes

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011964 And 196520000000 (6M)
20170718 (6M)
Fifty years on from the beginning of the Kinks, there is another chance to hear a series first broadcast in 2000 in which lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies, recalls the band's career in the 1960s.

In this programme Ray takes a personal look back at the music and events of 1964 and 1965.

All Day and All of the Night.
In 1964 The Kinks progressed from their front room in Muswell Hill to being No 1 on Top of the Pops.
Featuring Long Tall Sally, You Still Want Me and You Really Got Me.

Till the End of the Day
This programme charts the continuing rise of The Kinks in 1965 and recalls the trials and tribulations of their ill-fated American tour.
Featuring Tired Of Waiting For You, I Need You and See My Friend.

First broadcast in 2000.

Ray Davies of the Kinks takes a look back at the music and events of 1964 and 1965.

Ray Davies of The Kinks takes a personal look back at music and events from his life.

011964 And 196520000000 (6M)
20160601 (6M)
Ray Davies of the Kinks takes a look back at the music and events of 1964 and 1965.

Ray Davies of The Kinks takes a personal look back at music and events from his life.

011964 And 196520170718Ray Davies of the Kinks takes a look back at the music and events of 1964 and 1965.

Fifty years on from the beginning of the Kinks, there is another chance to hear a series first broadcast in 2000 in which lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies, recalls the band's career in the 1960s.

In this programme Ray takes a personal look back at the music and events of 1964 and 1965.

All Day and All of the Night.
In 1964 The Kinks progressed from their front room in Muswell Hill to being No 1 on Top of the Pops.
Featuring Long Tall Sally, You Still Want Me and You Really Got Me.

Till the End of the Day
This programme charts the continuing rise of The Kinks in 1965 and recalls the trials and tribulations of their ill-fated American tour.
Featuring Tired Of Waiting For You, I Need You and See My Friend.

First broadcast in 2000.

01All Day And All Of The Night20001123In 1964 the Kinks progressed from their front room in Muswell Hill to being No 1 on `Top of the Pops' and having millions of screaming fans.

Featuring `Long Tall Sally', `You Still Want Me' and `You Really Got Me'.

021966 And 196720000000 (6M)
20170719 (6M)
Fifty years on from the beginning of the Kinks, there is another chance to hear a series first broadcast in 2000 in which lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies, recalls the band's career in the 1960s.

3: Dedicated Follower Of Fashion. Ray reflects on 1966, when band was gaining increasing respect thanks to songs of such as Dedicated Follower of Fashion and brother Dave's Death of a Clown.

4: Waterloo Sunset.
Ray recalls 1967, the year in which The Kinks recorded their classic Waterloo Sunset, when flower power was all the rage and The Kinks topped the Dutch charts with Mr Pleasant.

First broadcast in 2000.

Ray Davies continues the story of the band's career with a look back on 1966 and 1967.

Ray Davies of The Kinks takes a personal look back at music and events from his life.

021966 And 196720000000 (6M)
20160602 (6M)
Ray Davies continues the story of the band's career with a look back on 1966 and 1967.

Ray Davies of The Kinks takes a personal look back at music and events from his life.

021966 And 196720170719Ray Davies continues the story of the band's career with a look back on 1966 and 1967.

Fifty years on from the beginning of the Kinks, there is another chance to hear a series first broadcast in 2000 in which lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies, recalls the band's career in the 1960s.

3: Dedicated Follower Of Fashion. Ray reflects on 1966, when band was gaining increasing respect thanks to songs of such as Dedicated Follower of Fashion and brother Dave's Death of a Clown.

4: Waterloo Sunset.
Ray recalls 1967, the year in which The Kinks recorded their classic Waterloo Sunset, when flower power was all the rage and The Kinks topped the Dutch charts with Mr Pleasant.

First broadcast in 2000.

02Till The End Of The Day20001130This programme charts the continuing rise of the Kinks in 1965 and recalls the trials and tribulations of their ill-fated American tour.

Featuring `Tired Of Waiting For You', `I Need You' and `See My Friend'.

031968 And 196920000000 (6M)
20170720 (6M)
More than fifty years on from the beginning of the Kinks, there is another chance to hear a series first broadcast in 2000 in which lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies, recalls the band's career in the 1960s.

5: Thank You For the Days.
The Kinks released their classic song Days in 1968. Ray reflects on a year when the band changed their style and became The Village Green Preservation Society.

6: Shangri-La.
In 1969, The Kinks continued to defy convention and recorded the quintessentially English album Arthur, which resurrected their career in the USA.

Ray Davies, lead singer of the Kinks, looks back at the group's career in 1968 and 1969.

Ray Davies of The Kinks takes a personal look back at music and events from his life.

031968 And 19692011060320150511 (6M)
20160603 (6M)
Ray Davies, lead singer of the Kinks, looks back at the group's career in 1968 and 1969.

Fifty years on from the beginning of the Kinks, there is another chance to hear a series first broadcast in 2000 in which lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies, recalls the band's career in the 1960s.

5: Thank You For the Days.

The Kinks released their classic song Days in 1968. Ray reflects on a year when the band changed their style and became The Village Green Preservation Society.

6: Shangri-La.

In 1969, The Kinks continued to defy convention and recorded the quintessentially English album Arthur, which resurrected their career in the USA.

031968 And 19692017072020000000 (6M)
20160603 (6M)
Ray Davies, lead singer of the Kinks, looks back at the group's career in 1968 and 1969.

More than fifty years on from the beginning of the Kinks, there is another chance to hear a series first broadcast in 2000 in which lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies, recalls the band's career in the 1960s.

5: Thank You For the Days.
The Kinks released their classic song Days in 1968. Ray reflects on a year when the band changed their style and became The Village Green Preservation Society.

6: Shangri-La.
In 1969, The Kinks continued to defy convention and recorded the quintessentially English album Arthur, which resurrected their career in the USA.

Ray Davies, lead singer of the Kinks, looks back at the group's career in 1968 and 1969.

Ray Davies of The Kinks takes a personal look back at music and events from his life.

03Dedicated Follower Of Fashion20001207This edition reflects on 1966, when the Kinks were gaining increasing respect as songwriters with songs of social comment like `Dedicated Follower of Fashion' and Dave Davies's `Death of a Clown'.
04Waterloo Sunset20001214This edition focuses on 1967, the year in which the Kinks recorded their classic `Waterloo Sunset'.

Davies remembers the year when flower power was all the rage and the Kinks topped the Dutch charts with `Mr Pleasant'.

05Thank You For The Days200012211968 saw the Kinks release their classic song `Days'.

Ray Davies reflects on a year when the Kinks changed their style and became the Village Green Preservation Society.

06 LASTShangri-la20001228In 1969, the Kinks continued to defy convention.

They had moved away from the heavy music of their early years and recorded the quintessentially English album `Arthur', which, ironically, resurrected their career in the USA.

6M5 And 620090914Clare presents documentaries, concerts and sessions, featuring parts five and six of The Davies Diaries, in which Ray Davies of The Kinks looks back on 1968-69.

Featuring parts five and six of The Davies Diaries.

6M011964 And 19652011060120121110
20130706 (6M)
20140503 (6M)
20150509 (6M)
20160601 (6M)
Ray Davies of The Kinks takes a personal look back at the music and events 1965 and 1965.

All Day and All of the Night.

In 1964 The Kinks progressed from their front room in Muswell Hill to being No 1 on 'Top of the Pops'.

Featuring Long Tall Sally, You Still Want Me and You Really Got Me.

Till the End of the Day

This programme charts the continuing rise of The Kinks in 1965 and recalls the trials and tribulations of their ill-fated American tour.

Featuring Tired Of Waiting For You, I Need You and See My Friend.

First broadcast in 2000.

Ray Davies of The Kinks takes a look back at the music and events of 1964 and 1965.

Ray Davies of The Kinks takes a personal look back at the music and events 1964 and 1965.

Fifty years on from the beginning of the Kinks, there is another chance to hear a series first broadcast in 2000 in which lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies, recalls the band's career in the 1960s.

In this programme Ray takes a personal look back at the music and events of 1964 and 1965.

First broadcast in 2000.

6M021966 And 19672011060220121111
20130707 (6M)
20140504 (6M)
20150510 (6M)
20160602 (6M)
Ray Davies continues the story of the band's career with a look back to 1966 and 1967.

Ray Davies, lead singer of The Kinks, continues the story of the band's career in the 1960s.

3: Dedicated Follower Of Fashion.

Ray reflects on 1966, when band was gaining increasing respect thanks to songs of such as Dedicated Follower of Fashion and Dave Davies's Death of a Clown.

4: Waterloo Sunset.

Ray recalls 1967, the year in which The Kinks recorded their classic Waterloo Sunset, when flower power was all the rage and The Kinks topped the Dutch charts with Mr Pleasant.

First broadcast in 2000.

Ray Davies continues the story of the band's career with a look back on 1966 and 1967.

3: Dedicated Follower Of Fashion. Ray reflects on 1966, when band was gaining increasing respect thanks to songs of such as Dedicated Follower of Fashion and brother Dave's Death of a Clown.

Fifty years on from the beginning of the Kinks, there is another chance to hear a series first broadcast in 2000 in which lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies, recalls the band's career in the 1960s.

First broadcast in 2000.

6M03 LAST1968 And 19692011060320121112
20130708 (6M)
20140505 (6M)
Ray Davies, lead singer of the Kinks, looks back at the group's career in 1968 and 1969.

Ray Davies, lead singer of the Kinks, continues the story of the group's career in the 1960s.

5: Thank You For the Days.

The Kinks released their classic song Days in 1968.

Ray reflects on a year when the band changed their style and became The Village Green Preservation Society.

6: Shangri-La.

In 1969, The Kinks continued to defy convention and recorded the quintessentially English album Arthur, which resurrected their career in the USA.

The Kinks released their classic song Days in 1968. Ray reflects on a year when the band changed their style and became The Village Green Preservation Society.

Fifty years on from the beginning of the Kinks, there is another chance to hear a series first broadcast in 2000 in which lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies, recalls the band's career in the 1960s.