Back In Time: The Kinks performs “You Really Got Me” in the 80’s

Back in 1980, The Kinks continued to tour with new songs and of course, their smash hits from the 60’s, like “You Really Got Me”, one of the most famous riffs in rock history.

See the amazing performance below:

The band
The Kinks was a British rock band formed in Muswell Hill, London by the brothers Ray and Dave Davies in 1964. Categorized in the United States as a British Invasion band, the Kinks are recognized as one of the most important and influential rock groups of his generation.

His music emerged from influences of various musical styles, including rhythm and blues, British music hall, folk and country.

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Ray Davies (vocals, rhythm guitar) and Dave Davies (lead guitar, vocals) remained the only original members during the group’s 32-year career. The other two founding members, Peter Quaife (bass, vocals) and Mick Avory (drums, percussion) were replaced respectively by John Dalton in 1969 and Bob Henrit in 1984.

Dalton was in turn replaced by Jim Rodford in 1978. Keyboardist Nicky Hopkins accompanied the band during its sessions of recording in the middle of the decade of 1960. Later several keyboardists, including John Gosling and Ian Gibbons, became official members.

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