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Kinks and Beats is a daily look at two of the greatest musical acts of all time. Every day, host Tony Frye will tackle one song from The Beatles or The Kinks and discuss aspects related to music theory, cultural impact, or just his own thoughts about the song. Listeners are encouraged to call in to the show and leave a voicemail about their favorite/least favorite tracks for inclusion in future episodes.

Kinks and Beats is a daily look at two of the greatest musical acts of all time. Every day, host Tony Frye will tackle one song from The Beatles or The Kinks and discuss aspects related to music theory, cultural impact, or just his own thoughts about the song. Listeners are encouraged to call in to the show and leave a voicemail about their favorite/least favorite tracks for inclusion in future episodes.

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Kinks and Beats is a daily look at two of the greatest musical acts of all time. Every day, host Tony Frye will tackle one song from The Beatles or The Kinks and discuss aspects related to music theory, cultural impact, or just his own thoughts about the song. Listeners are encouraged to call in to the show and leave a voicemail about their favorite/least favorite tracks for inclusion in future episodes.

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English


Episodes

Holiday by The Kinks

3/17/2021
If you can't picture Ray Davies singing this on a cloudy day on the beach with a cigar hanging from his mouth, maybe you're not listening to music the same way as the rest of us. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:17:12

Mother Nature's Son by The Beatles

12/21/2020
Another of Paul's solo efforts within the Beatles is a simple folk song recorded on the same sessions as an abandoned Harrison track, an abandoned McCartney track, and one of the worst tracks on The White Album. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:14:14

Wait Till the Summer Comes Along by The Kinks

12/18/2020
The first Kinks song to feature a solo Dave Davies writing credit is a fun country ditty with a deceptively unique structure. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:16:27

Only Mama Knows by Paul McCartney

12/17/2020
This rocker hearkens back to McCartney's days with Wings and is a highlight of his more recent output. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:12:24

Back in the Day by Ray Davies

12/16/2020
On this acoustic driven track, Ray pays tribute to many of the American acts that inspired him in his youth. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:14:48

If I Needed Someone by The Beatles

12/15/2020
George Harrison may have been new to songwriting but it didn't take him long to establish several signature moves. Also, listen to the end of this one, please. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:15:29

The First Time We Fall In Love by The Kinks

12/14/2020
This '50s pastiche treads dangerously close to being too cheesy but The Kinks never cross the line and maintain their rock edge. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:09:56

Living in the Material World by George Harrison

12/11/2020
One could argue, as I have, that this track as well as the album that bears its name is the greatest assemblage of musicians on any solo Beatles album. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:10:13

Too Hot by The Kinks

12/10/2020
This is a solid mid '80s rocker that probably should have appeared as the A side of the single instead of the B side. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:10:32

I'll Cry Instead by The Beatles

12/9/2020
This is a rare occurrence of The Beatles recording a song in two separate sections for editing later even though the whole thing was done in one evening session. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:12:16

Moments by The Kinks

12/8/2020
Of all the great lost Kinks gems, this one may be the gemiest. It's a word, trust us. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:13:53

Look At Me by John Lennon

12/7/2020
A worthy companion piece to Lennon's White Album track, Julia. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:13:55

Giving by Dave Davies

12/5/2020
This Dave Davies solo track showcases a man in recovery from near death but still eager to explore new musical directions. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:07:42

Walk With You by Ringo Starr

12/4/2020
Sometimes your friends know exactly what your new song needs and that was the case when Paul McCartney came in to spruce up this Ringo ballad. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:08:50

Louisiana Sky by Ray Davies

12/3/2020
This song captures the relaxed, loose, American roots music feel that Ray Davies has been searching for for 50 years. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:08:25

Greece by George Harrison

12/1/2020
It's practically an instrumental -- and a pretty poppy one at that -- with some strange chord changes. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:10:25

When You Were a Child by The Kinks

11/30/2020
This Dave Davies rocker is a solid album closer and probably deserves more attention than it received in the latter years of The Kinks. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:09:19

Hi Hi Hi by Paul McCartney

11/25/2020
It was banned in the UK but became a staple of the Wings live set and ranks among Paul's best vocal recordings of the era. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:13:09

20th Century Man by The Kinks

11/24/2020
The opening track of one of The Kinks's best albums is a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:14:02

Michelle by The Beatles

11/23/2020
You know you're good when a song you threw together in an attempt to flirt with girls at parties becomes one of the most beloved ballads of all time. Join our Facebook group and chat with other fans of rock's two greatest bands! And follow us on Twitter, too! ★ Support this podcast ★

Duration:00:17:23