It's Official:
Kinks Better Than Beatles!

The public have spoken!

(Although Days or She's Got Everything beat the pants off You Really Got Me, but I guess those beer commercials pay the bills. Don't get me started about the Hewlett-Packard ads though.)


sleepybomb said...

ahh, but what about pete townsend, he has to be the biggest corporate rock whore of all time. he'll sell any of the old who catalog for a buck to anybody.
and i kinda like hearing 'picture book' all day long blaring from the t.v., beats that insane whoo-hoo song for vonage, aaarrrggghhh!

mwl said...

You hate to say it, but you told us so.

swac said...

At least I was wrong about Jethro Tull.

Richard Gibson said...

The Kinks are seriously underated even here in there home country.

Top 3 Kinks LP's for me:

1. Arthur or the decline and fall of the British Empire
2. The Village Green Preservation Society
3. Face to Face

Have you noticed in Wim Wender's superb 'The American Friend' Jonathan Zimmermann (played by Bruno Ganz) has a copy of 'Face to Face' in his workshop and can be heard singing along to 'Too much on my mind' in a quiet contemplative moment when he is sweeping up...