‘The Village Green Preservation Society’ at 50: Dave Davies of the Kinks Looks Back (The Interview)

‘The Village Green Preservation Society’ at 50: Dave Davies of the Kinks Looks Back (The Interview)

The Kinks were rock’s quintessential misfits, always out of step and out of time, but that seemingly self-enforced separation from their fellow contemporaries made them so gloriously unique. The band’s masterpiece, The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, stuck out like a sore thumb in 1968, a quaint and reflective nostalgic song cycle of […]

The Kinks: Massive 50th Anniversary Reissue of ‘The Village Green Preservation Society’ Detailed

The Kinks: Massive 50th Anniversary Reissue of ‘The Village Green Preservation Society’ Detailed

On October 26, the Kinks will commemorate the 50th anniversary of their crucial album, The Village Green Preservation Society, with an elaborate and expansively detailed reissue package. Available digitally, on single-CD, double-CD, vinyl and deluxe box set editions, this is the real deal for fans seeking a treasure trove of bonus material. The landmark 1968 […]

Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ Came Out 31 Years Ago Today — Well Before It Became a Meme

Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ Came Out 31 Years Ago Today — Well Before It Became a Meme

How many times have you been browsing the internet, clicked a link and been bombarded with a gloriously 1980s-ish music video and Rick Astley saying “We’re no strangers to love…”? The English singer/songwriter became an internet sensation nearly 20 years later, when the concept of the “Rickroll” was born. Suddenly, you’d find the song everywhere, […]

Watch a New Video for Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Fortunate Son ‘for the Band’s 50th Anniversary

Watch a New Video for Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Fortunate Son ‘for the Band’s 50th Anniversary

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Creedence Clearwater Revival, as the band started by John Fogerty, Doug Clifford, Stu Cook and Tom Fogerty released its self-titled debut record in 1968. With that as the impetus for celebration, Craft Recordings premiered a new music video for the classic anti-war anthem, “Fortunate Son” — which may very […]

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