The Kinks – Live at Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI – August 10, 1979


The Kinks may be best known for their ’60s pop singles, but fans of the group led by Ray and Dave Davies know the band remained a force to be reckoned with all the way through to their 1996 split. If you haven’t dipped into The Kinks’ very extensive catalog, try Muswell Hillbillies, The Kinks Kronikles, and The Village Green Preservation Society to sample their brilliance.

By the late ’70s, The Kinks were enjoying a second wave of success in America as a live band. Audiences ate up their stripped down, guitar-driven, good time rock as this show proves. While Ray Davies is widely known as a first rate songwriter, Dave Davies never seems to get the respect he deserves as one of the best lead guitarists in classic rock. He really steps out here and lays down some blazing leads, even during the slower tunes.

Crank up and enjoy this excellent slice of Kinks at the peak of their live prowess!

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