Ray Davies - Americana
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Based on 22 reviews
2017 Ratings: #323 / 887
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Based on 13 ratings
April 21, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
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Best album of 2017 so far and I highly doubt anyone is going to knock it out of first place as Ray has been the undisputed world Champion of songwriters for over 50 years now. He never disappointed me once!
This record has been brewing deep within Ray Davies ever since The Kinks first touched down in America in the summer of 1965 for their first ever US tour, right before the now infamous four year performance ban imposed on the group by the American Federation of Musicians from 1966 through to 1969. Some 30 odd years later, around the time of the eventual demise of The Kinks in 1994, Davies published his first book, the semi-fictional memoir X-Ray, an experimental non-fiction ... read more
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Track List

  1. Americana
  2. The Deal
  3. Poetry
  4. Message from the Road
  5. A Place in Your Heart
  6. The Mystery Room
  7. Silent Movie
  8. Rock 'N' Roll Cowboys
  9. Change for Change
  10. The Man Upstairs
  11. I've Heard That Beat Before
  12. A Long Drive Home to Tarzana
  13. The Great Highway
  14. The Invaders
  15. Wings of Fantasy

Year End Lists

#33/Classic Rock Magazine
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Added on: February 2, 2017