Recorded for an episode of Inside Tracks with Lisa Robinson, this interview focuses on the subjective side of Ray Davies' career. This entails some revealing stories about what was happening on the scene when The Kinks first broke through as well as some vulnerable moments when Ray talks about loneliness and his relationship with an unnamed woman (Chrissie Hynde).
00:00 - Writing while depressed and lonely00:33 - Knowing the strength of one's songwriting 00:56 - Recording "Lola" (4 times)01:08 - Recording "You Really Got Me" 01:55 - Swinging Sixties bands jealous of The Kinks02:54 - Swinging Sixties bands looking down on The Kinks03:30 - Misunderstood sense of humor / being lost for words04:14 - Continuing to blow it / trying to cool it down / being a misfit05:23 - On-stage demeanor / theatrical influences07:06 - Having a relationship as a rock star 07:46 - A quick philosophy / the importance of a sense of humor
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