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

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

probably the most interesting characters in popular culture and the British Invasion make appearances, from the well-known to the behind-the-scenes avid gamers. The publication is interspersed with lyrics and likewise contains pictures from Davies's personal assortment and the Kinks’ archive.

From his quintessentially English standpoint, Davies – with candour, humour, and wit – takes us on a really own highway journey via his lifestyles and storied occupation as a rock megastar, and divulges what tune, popularity and the USA rather suggest to him.

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