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Kinda Kinks

LP (Item 612940) Reprise, 1965 — Condition: Used
Temporarily Out Of Stock

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It's hard to go wrong with The Kinks at this point in their career – a time when even at their most basic, the group had something special that set them apart from most of their contemporaries! There's a definite bluesy undercurrent to most of the music here – an aspect that Ray Davies would shake a bit more in later years, but which here comes to light in a really good way – mixing up some rootsy energy with the jangly guitar lines that the Kinks used to shade in their grooves. Titles include the classic "So Tired Of Waiting" – plus "Come On Now", "So Long", "Something Better Beginning", "Come On Now", "Nothing In The World That Can Stop Me Worryin Bout That Girl", and "Look For Me Baby". (80s UK pressing on Pye. Cover has an unglued top seam.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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Additional Marks & Notes

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