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Harry Rag - The Kinks - Something Else By The Kinks


1978
Label: Music Hall - 13.208 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue, Stereo • Country: Argentina • Genre: Rock • Style: Psychedelic Rock
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It marks the final involvement of American producer Shel Talmy in the Kinks' s studio recordings; henceforth Ray Davies would produce recordings.

Many of the recordings feature the keyboard work of Nicky Hopkins and the backing vocals of Ray's wife, Rasa. Two hit singles are included: " Waterloo Sunset " and " Death of a Clown ".

The album was ranked No. As Ray Davies had assumed control over production after the departure of Shel Talmy, Something Else marked a change in the Mystery Song (Single Version) - Status Quo - Blue For You and production style of the Kinks. He felt unsure of his skill in mixing Lamps Collapsing - Hundred Reasons - Singles Club 2 recording their records and later commented, "I feel that I shouldn't have been allowed to produce Something Else.

What went into an album required someone whose approach was a little bit more mundane". Apart from "End of the Season", the album was recorded between Harry Rag - The Kinks - Something Else By The Kinks autumn of and the summer ofwhen the Kinks had cut back on touring and had begun recording and stockpiling songs for Ray's as-yet poorly defined "village green" project. Ray's lyrics on the album deal with English-inspired subject matter, including the harpsichord -laden " Two Sisters ", the lazy shuffle "End of the Season", and the sardonic " David Watts ".

The album includes three songs composed by Dave Daviesincluding the hit single "Death of a Clown". The album sold poorly in the UK, in part because it competed with budget-priced compilation albums of early Kinks hits from —; [ citation needed ] also, Pye Records had released "Waterloo Sunset", "Death of a Clown" and other songs before the Harry Rag - The Kinks - Something Else By The Kinks appeared.

Something Else also sold poorly in the US upon release in January where the group was still the subject of a US ban on live and television performances. James Pomeroy, in a March review in Rolling Stonefelt it was the best album the Kinks had made to that point, praising the "humor, cynicism, perception and irony" where he felt the band are at their best. In a retrospective review for AllMusicStephen Thomas Erlewine felt that the "nostalgic and sentimental" songwriting are key, and that part of "the album's power lies in its calm music, since it provides an elegant support for Davies' character portraits and vignettes".

InSomething Else was ranked No. All tracks are written by Ray Daviesexcept where noted. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Kinks. Pop [1] baroque pop [2] music hall [3] psychedelic [4]. Shel Talmy Ray Davies. Rolling Stone. Straight Arrow Special Issue. November Archived from the original on 1 January Retrieved 9 November All Time Top Albums 3rd ed. Virgin Books. Retrieved 22 February Retrieved 25 March Encyclopedia of Popular Music 5th ed.

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  1. Tracks released as Somethin' Else By The Kinks - Pye NPL (mono) on 15 Sept. (first time released in mono cd) Tracks 13 and 14 ("Waterloo sunset" and "Act nice and gentle") first released as A and B-side to Pye single 7N (mono) on 5 May /5(5).
  2. Aug 06,  · Something Else by The Kinks was first released in September It is a bit of a transitional album with the band's then producer Shel Talmy leaving early on and Ray Davies taking over production duties as he would for the rest of the band's run. The original release is a fantastic album from beginning to end/5().
  3. Something Else by The Kinks, often referred to as just Something Else, is the fifth UK studio album by The Kinks, released in September It marks the final involvement of American producer Shel Talmy in the Kinks' s studio recordings; henceforth Ray Davies would produce morlugdabealoregravelredeemer.infoinfo: Pop, baroque pop, music hall, psychedelic.
  4. Harry Rag Lyrics: Ah, Tom is young and Tom is bold / Tom is as bold as the knights of old / But whenever he gets in a bit of a jam / There's nothing he won't do to get a harry rag / Harry rag, harry.
  5. The Kinks; Something Else by the Kinks; Harry Rag Lyrics. The Kinks – Harry Rag Harry rag Do anything just to get a Harry rag And he curses himself for the life he's led And rolls himself a Harry rag and puts the smart young ladies of the land Can't relax without a Harry in their hand And they light one and they boast and brag.
  6. Ah, Tom is young and Tom is bold Tom is as bold as the knights of old But whenever he gets in a bit of a jam There's nothing he won't do to get a Harry rag Harry rag, Harry rag Do anything just to get a Harry rag And he curses himself for the life he's led And rolls himself a Harry rag and puts himself to bed Ah, Tom's old ma is a dying lass Soon they all reckon she'll be pushing up the grass And her bones might .
  7. Aug 06,  · Something Else by The Kinks was first released in September It is a bit of a transitional album with the band's then producer Shel Talmy leaving early on and Ray Davies taking over production duties as he would for the rest of the band's run. The original release is a fantastic album from beginning to end/5().
  8. Harry Rag This song is by The Kinks and appears on the album Something Else By The Kinks () and on the album BBC Sessions ().

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