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Ben Crosland Quintet - The Ray Davies Songbook flac album

Ben Crosland Quintet - The Ray Davies Songbook flac album
The Ray Davies Songbook
Ben Crosland Quintet
Contemporary Jazz, Post Bop
FLAC album size:
1211 mb
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4.6 ✪

Ray Davies’s songs, written for the second-best British band of the decade, the Kinks, were not so fortunate. This is a pity because, with their tight construction and literate lyrics, they are arguably superior. This fun album by the British bass guitarist Ben Crosland corrects that oversight. It would have been easy to take the blues, music hall or Tin Pan Alley roots of these songs and turn them into swing novelties.

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In 2016 The Ben Crosland Quintet released the critically acclaimed album 'The Ray Davies Songbook', a tribute to the Kinks iconic singer/composer Ray Davies. Crosland began his musical education at the age of thirteen playing along to the Kinks’ singles on the Dansette in his bedroom. Fifty years on, he has discovered new subtleties and strengths in Ray Davies’ compositions and has assembled a quintet of international standing to record and perform his imaginative arrangements.

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1 All Day And All Of The Night 4:41
2 Waterloo Sunset 4:52
3 You Really Got Me 5:30
4 See My Friend 5:22
5 Ev'rybody's Gonna Be Happy
6 Sunny Afternoon
7 Dedicated Follower Of Fashion
8 Tired Of Waiting For You
9 Dead End Street
10 I Need You
11 Set Me Free
12 A Well Respected Man


  • Bass – Ben Crosland
  • Drums – Sebastiaan De Krom
  • Guitar – John Etheridge
  • Piano, Keyboards – Steve Lodder
  • Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Dave O'Higgins


Steve Lodder's exact credit is "Piano and Keyboard"

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