The Kinks

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    Graham Nash (Crosby, Stills & Nash)
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Wickedly satirical, wryly observant and fiercely independent, the Kinks ran counter even to the counterculture.

While other major Sixties bands were on drug-fueled psychedelic jam sessions, the Kinks kept their focus close to home. They dissected England with witty, literate lyrics set to pop-rock that gained them a cult following that only grows.

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