Biographies Of Rock Musicians

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By Ray Davies,Marjorie Yerushalmi Ariel

Ray Davies, cofondateur des Kinks, raconte son rapport d’amour et de haine avec l’Amérique, can pay où il a frôlé los angeles mort lors d’une fusillade. Il raconte aussi pour quoi son groupe a été interdit de jouer aux États-Unis pendant quatre ans. Il décrit l’industrie du disque, sa vie tumultueuse en tournées, son rapport à los angeles création, ses colères, ses doutes... Un témoignage précieux sur les liens musicaux et culturels tumultueux entre los angeles Grande-Bretagne et les États-Unis.

Cofondateur des Kinks, icône du rock, Ray Davies est l’un des principaux compositeurs et paroliers anglais de l’après-guerre. Le rock lui doit des tubes comme “You fairly bought me”, “Lola”, “Sunny afternoon”, “Waterloo Sunset”...

« Davies est touchant et sincère quand il parle de ses déboires personnels et artistiques. » The New-York Times

« Malgré des épisodes parfois tragiques, le livre donne los angeles pleine mesure de l’amour et de l’influence que l’Amérique rêvée et l’Amérique vécue ont eut sur Davies et les Kinks. » Rock & Folk

« AMERICANA, autobiographie éclatée, retrace le parcours américain coincidenceé de son groupe, undertakeé puis rejeté dans les années 1960 avant d’être célébré en héros au tournant des années 1980. » Télérama

« Une croisade rock’n’roll savoureuse. » Paris Match

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