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Ray Davies not like everybody else by Thomas M. Kitts

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Davies, Ray, -- 1944-,
  • Davies, Ray, -- 1944- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Kinks (Musical group),
  • Rock musicians -- England -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementThomas M. Kitts.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML420.D25 K57 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23674594M
ISBN 109780415977685, 9780415977692, 9780203935637
LC Control Number2007040960

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