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The Kinks - Willesden Green

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Published on Apr 6, 2010

Willesden Green - from the compilation album - The Kink Kronikles. Willesden Green is performed American Country & Western style. This is the first and only solo sung by John Dalton aka "Nobby" - bass player of The Kinks, in his Elvis-like voice, backed up by the Davies brothers. Listen for some great rolling guitar riffs by Dave Davies.

Produced by: Shel Talmy, Ray Davies
Release date: 25 Mar, 1972

stereo mix, recorded Oct 1970, mixed Nov 16-18, 1970 and Jan 1971 at Morgan Studios, Willesden, London

Willesden Green

Written by: Ray Davies
Published by: Coronado Music

Well I tried to settle down Fulham Broadway

And I tried to make my home in Golders Green

But I gotta get that train

And go back home again

Oh how I miss the folks back home in Willesden Green

You know, I tried, I really tried to settle in this big city

And I always thought I could make it all on my very own

But there's one thing that keeps calling me

To that little, that little semi-detached

That's the folks, yeah, the folks back home
In Willesden Green

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