God Save The Kinks – Competition

Win Who won a copy of the new book God Save The Kinks: A Biography

God-Save-the-KinksIn this definitive chronicle of The Kinks’ career, acclaimed music biographer Rob Jovanovic has drawn on new interviews with former band members and collaborators, including drummer Mick Avory, producer Shel Talmy, bassist John Dalton and keyboardist John Gosling, to explore a remarkable, yet often neglected, chapter of Britain’s rock and roll heritage.

A tale of sibling rivalry, walkouts, a career-throttling ban from America, and the band’s curious rebirth as Eighties stadium rockers, God Save The Kinks lays bare one of the greatest acts in British pop history.

In conjunction with Aurum Press, we offered the opportunity to win one of two copies of the book.

The last date for entries was 20 June 2013.

Winners were notified by email, and have received their books.


The winners were:

  • Dave Browning, Ontario, Canada
  • Josep Calle, Mollet Dee Valles, Spain

The correct answers are:

  1. What was the title of the Kinks first UK single?
    Long Tall Sally
  2. What was the title of the first Kinks LP to feature all original songs written by Ray Davies?
    The Village Green Preservation Society
  3. Name the five-man Kinks line-up who recorded the world smash hit single, Lola?
    Ray Davies, Dave Davies, Mick Avory, John Dalton, John Gosling

To order God Save the Kinks: A Biography at the discounted price of £16.00 (including p&p*), telephone 01903 828503 or email mailorders@lbsltd.co.uk and quote the offer code AUR351. Alternatively, send a cheque made payable to: Littlehampton Book Services Mail Order Department, Littlehampton Book Services, PO Box 4264, Worthing, West Sussex BN13 3RB. Please quote the offer code AUR351 and include your name and address details. *UK ONLY – Please add £2.50 if ordering from overseas.