The Jersey-based Jem Records label — which has previously released multi-artist tribute albums honoring John Lennon, Brian Wilson and Pete Townshend — will continue the series with an album of songs written by The Kinks’ Ray Davies. Jem Records Celebrates Ray Davies will be released on Aug. 11.
Starting on May 27, disc jockey Chris Carter will debut one song a week on his “British Invasion” show, which is broadcast on SiriusXM satellite radio’s Underground Garage Channel (channel 21), Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 4 to 8 p.m.
Here is the album’s track list. I have also included information about the songs’ original releases, by The Kinks.
“Come Dancing” (from 1983’s State of Confusion), The Midnight Callers
“Till the End of the Day” (from 1965’s The Kink Kontroversy), Nick Piunti
“Do You Remember Walter” (from 1968’s The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society), The Anderson Council
“Lola” (from 1970’s Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One), The Weeklings
“See My Friends” (1965 single), The Grip Weeds
“I Gotta Move” (1964 B-side), Johnathan Pushkar
“Where Have All the Good Times Gone” (from 1965’s The Kink Kontroversy), The Grip Weeds
“Picture Book” (from 1968’s The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society), The Airport 77s
“I Need You” (1965 B-side), The Cynz
“Village Green Preservation Society” (from 1968’s The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society), The Gold Needles
“David Watts” (from 1967’s Something Else), Johnathan Pushkar
“This Is Where I Belong” (1967 B-side), The Anderson Council
“Days” (1968 single), Lisa Mychols & Super 8
For information, visit jemrecordings.com.
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