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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 US – its video clips and song, its tradition of freedom fed his mind's eye.

In Americana, Davies attempts to make experience of his lengthy love-hate dating with the rustic that either conjures up and frustrates him, and the place he approximately misplaced his lifestyles in a highway shooting.

essentially the most attention-grabbing characters in popular culture and the British Invasion make appearances, from the recognized to the behind-the-scenes gamers. The e-book is interspersed with lyrics and in addition contains images from Davies's personal assortment and the Kinks’ archive.

From his quintessentially English standpoint, Davies – with candour, humour, and wit – takes us on a truly own street journey via his lifestyles and storied occupation as a rock famous person, and divulges what song, reputation and the US rather suggest to him.

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