Ray Davies Looks Back At The Kinks 'You Really Got Me' (A Top Story)
Frontman Davies tells Rock Cellar: "It was probably the third of fourth song I'd ever written. I think if I'd been an accomplished songwriter I wouldn't have written it - there's something naive and basic about it.
"If I'd been accomplished I wouldn't have written it in the key I did, and I probably wouldn't have made that key shift, which was quite revolutionary but became common after we did it."
But the Kinks' first number one single came with a downside. Read about that - here.
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