The Kinks

1963-
Ray DaviesVocals, guitar1963-
Dave DaviesGuitar1963-
Peter QuaifeBass1963-1969
Mick AvoryDrums1963-1984
John DaltonBass1971-1978
John GoslingKeyboards1971-1978
Andy PyleBass1976-1978
Jim RodfordBass, vocals1978-2018
Gordon EdwardsKeyboards1978
Ian GibbonsKeyboards1979-1988
Bob HenritDrums1984-
Mark HaleyKeyboards1989-

Kerry Livgren of KansasSongwriter Interviews

In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."

Into The Great Wide Open: Made-up MusiciansSong Writing

Eddie (played by Johnny Depp in the video) found fame fleeting, but Chuck Berry's made-up musician fared better.

The 10 Bands Most Like Spinal TapSong Writing

Based on criteria like girlfriend tension, stage mishaps and drummer turnover, these are the 10 bands most like Spinal Tap.

Mike Scott of The Waterboys - "Fisherman's Blues"They're Playing My Song

Armed with a childhood spent devouring books, Mike Scott's heart was stolen by the punk rock scene of 1977. Not surprisingly, he would go on to become the most literate of rockers.

Michael SchenkerSongwriter Interviews

The Scorpions and UFO guitarist is also a very prolific songwriter - he explains how he writes with his various groups, and why he was so keen to get out of Germany and into England.

Steely DanFact or Fiction

Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? Are they named after something naughty? And what's up with the band name?