Kinks' Ray Davies and Donovan Lead 2014 Songwriters Hall Of Fame
Davies and Donovan will be joined by fellow inductees, Graham Gouldman, Mark James and Jim Weatherly at the 45th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner on June 12th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
Davies founded The Kinks with his brother Dave in London in 1964. As the band's lead singer and chief songwriter, Ray wrote a string of 14 top ten international hits starting with "You Really Got Me" and followed by "All Day and All of The Night," "Tired of Waiting For You," "Set Me Free," ''Dedicated Follower of Fashion," "Sunny Afternoon," "Waterloo Sunset," "Lola," "Apeman," "Come Dancing" and many more.
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