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kinks singles discographyThe Kinks were a rock band from England that was popular in the 1960’s and 1970’s.  Formed by the brother duo of Ray and Dave Davies, The Kinks had a string of hits, both singles and albums, that reflected their broad musical influences, which included pop, rhythm and blues, folk, and even country.  Considered as one of the most influential bands of the ’60s, The Kinks were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.  Here is The Kinks singles discography.

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The Kinks Singles Discography

 

Songwriting and Production

Davies – Ray Davies

 

Cameo C-308
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 9 Jan. 1965, peak – 129, stay – 2 weeks
Producer not listed
A.  Long Tall Sally – 2:10 – Enotris Johnson
B.  I Took My Baby Home – 1:46 – Davies
Note:  also issued on Cameo C-345.  C-308, released in April 1964, did not chart; chart information is for the C-345 release.

 

Reprise 0306
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 26 Sep. 1964, peak – 7, stay – 15 weeks
Produced by Shel Talmy
A.  You Really Got Me – 2:20 – Davies
B.  It’s All Right – 2:35 – Davies

 

Reprise 0334
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 26 Dec. 1964, peak – 7, stay – 12 weeks
Produced by Shel Talmy
A.  All Day And All Of The Night – 2:20 – Davies
B.  I Gotta Move – 2:24 – Davies

 

Reprise 0347
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 13 Mar. 1965, peak – 6, stay – 11 weeks
Produced by Shel Talmy
A.  Tired Of Waiting For You – 2:30 – Davies
B.  Come On Now – 1:45 – Davies

 

Reprise 0379
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 12 Jun. 1965, peak – 23, stay – 8 weeks
Produced by Shel Talmy
A.  Set Me Free – 2:10 – Davies
B.  I Need You – 2:24 – Davies

 

Reprise 0366
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 14 Aug. 1965, peak – 34, stay – 7 weeks
Producer not listed
A.  Who’ll Be The Next In Line – 1:59 – Davies
B.  Ev’rybody’s Gonna Be Happy – 2:15 – Davies

 

Reprise 0409
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 16 Oct. 1965, peak – 111, stay – 4 weeks
Producer not listed
A.  See My Friends – 2:44 – Davies
B.  Never Met A Girl Like You Before – 2:04 – Davies

 

Reprise 0420
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 4 Dec. 1965, peak – 13, stay – 14 weeks
Producer not listed
A.  A Well Respected Man – 2:38 – Davies
B.  Such A Shame – 2:16 – Davies

 

Reprise 0454
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 26 Mar. 1966, peak – 50, stay – 8 weeks
Producer not listed
A.  Till The End Of The Day – 2:20 – Davies
B.  Where Have All The Good Times Gone – 2:49 – Davies

 

Reprise 0471
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 21 May 1966, peak – 36, stay – 6 weeks
Produced by Shel Talmy
A.  Dedicated Follower Of Fashion – 2:59 – Davies
B.  Sittin’ On My Sofa – 3:05 – Davies

 

Reprise 0497
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 6 Aug. 1966, peak – 14, stay – 11 weeks
Produced by Shel Talmy
A.  Sunny Afternoon – 3:30 – Davies
B.  I’m Not Like Everybody Else – 3:29 – Davies

 

Reprise 0540
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 7 Jan. 1967, peak – 73, stay – 4 weeks
Produced by Shel Talmy
A.  Deadend Street – 3:20 – Davies
B.  Big Black Smoke – 2:32 – Davies

 

Reprise 0587
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 1 Jul. 1967, peak – 80, stay – 4 weeks
Produced by Shel Talmy
A.  Mr. Pleasant – 3:00 – Davies
B.  Harry Rag – 2:17 – Davies

 

Reprise 0612
July 1967
Produced by Shel Talmy
A.  Waterloo Sunset – 3:15 – Davies
B.  Two Sisters – 2:03 – Davies

 

Reprise 0647
Nov. 1967
Produced by Ray Davies (A-side), Shel Talmy (B-side)
A.  Autumn Almanac – 3:05 – Davies
B.  David Watts – 2:27 – Davies

 

Reprise 0691
May 1968
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Wonderboy – 2:47 – Davies
B.  Polly – 2:49 – Davies

 

Reprise 0762
July 1968
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Days – 2:51 – Davies
B.  She’s Got Everything – 3:08 – Davies
Note:  some issues give the A-side title as Day’s

 

Reprise 0806
Jan. 1969
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Starstruck – 2:26 – Davies
B.  Picture Book – 2:36 – Davies

 

Reprise 0847
July 1969
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  The Village Green Preservation Society – 2:45 – Davies
B.  Do You Remember Walter? – 2:23 – Davies

 

Reprise 0863
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 31 Jan. 1970, peak – 62, stay – 9 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Victoria – 3:37 – Davies
B.  Brainwashed – 2:31 – Davies

 

Reprise 0930
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 29 Aug. 1970, peak – 9, stay – 14 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Lola – 4:06 – Davies
B.  Mindless Child Of Motherhood – 3:07 – Dave Davies

 

Reprise 0979
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 2 Jan. 1971, peak – 45, stay – 9 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Apeman – 3:55 – Davies
B.  Rats – 2:42 – Dave Davies

 

Reprise 1017
July 1971
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  God’s Children – 3:12 – Davies
B.  The Way Love Used To Be – 2:11 – Davies

 

RCA Victor 74-0620
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 12 Feb. 1972, peak – 106, stay – 4 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  20th Century Man – 3:59 – Davies
B.  Skin And Bone – 3:36 – Davies

 

Reprise REP 1094
May 1972
Produced by Shel Talmy, Ray Davies
A.  King Kong – 3:22 – Davies
B.  Waterloo Sunset – 3:15 – Davies

 

RCA Victor 74-0807
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 14 Oct. 1972, peak – 111, stay – 2 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Supersonic Rocket Ship – 3:27 – Davies
B.  You Don’t Know My Name – 2:31 – Dave Davies

 

RCA Victor 74-0852
Nov. 1972
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Celluloid Heroes – 4:39 – Davies
B.  Hot Potatoes – 3:31 – Davies

 

RCA Victor 74-0940
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 2 Jun. 1973, peak – 108, stay – 1 week
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  One Of The Survivors – 3:55 – Davies
B.  Scrapheap City – 4:38 – Davies

 

RCA Victor LPB0-5001
Aug. 1973
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Sitting In The Midday Sun – 3:42 – Davies
B.  Sweet Lady Genevieve – 3:25 – Davies

 

RCA Victor APB0-0275
Apr. 1974
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Money Talks – 3:26 – Davies
B.  Here Comes Flash – 2:35 – Davies

 

RCA Victor PB-10019
July 1974
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Mirror Of Love – 3:28 – Davies
B.  He’s Evil – 3:55 – Davies

 

RCA Victor PB-10121
Nov. 1974
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Preservation – 3:34 – Davies
B.  Salvation Road – 3:20 – Davies

 

RCA Victor PB-10251
Apr. 1975
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Starmaker – 2:57 – Davies
B.  Ordinary People – 3:13 – Davies

 

RCA Victor PB-10551
Jan. 1976
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  I’m In Disgrace – 3:19 – Davies
B.  The Hard Way – 2:35 – Davies

 

Arista AS 0240
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 2 Apr. 1977, peak – 48, stay – 7 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Sleepwalker – 3:27 – Davies
B.  Full Moon – 3:51 – Davies

 

Arista AS 0247
May 1977
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Juke Box Music – 3:42 – Davies
B.  Life Goes On – 5:01 – Davies

 

Arista AS 0296
Dec. 1977
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Father Christmas – 3:39 – Davies
B.  Prince Of The Punks – 3:16 – Davies

 

Arista AS 0342
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 22 Jul. 1978, peak – 30, stay – 11 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  A Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy – 3:44 – Davies
B.  Live Life – 3:08 – Davies
Note:  also issued with the following B-side:
B.  Get Up – 3:35 – Davies

 

Arista AS 0372
Nov. 1978
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Live Life – 3:34 – Davies
B.  Black Messiah – 3:24 – Davies

 

Arista AS 0409
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 28 Apr. 1979, peak – 41, stay – 12 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  (Wish I Could Fly Like) Superman – 3:26 – Davies
B.  Low Budget – 3:46 – Davies
Note:  on some issues, the A-side title is given simply as Superman

 

Arista AS 0448
Aug. 1979
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  A Gallon Of Gas – 3:41 – Davies
B.  Low Budget – 3:46 – Davies

 

Arista AS 0458
Sep. 1979
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Catch Me Now I’m Falling – 4:02 – Davies
B.  Low Budget – 3:46 – Davies

 

Arista AS 0541
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 30 Aug. 1980, peak – 81, stay – 6 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Celluloid Heroes – 6:02 – Davies
B.  Lola – 3:56 – Davies
Note:  both sides are live versions; after release, the A- and B-sides were reversed; chart data are for Lola

 

Arista AS 0577
Oct. 1980
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  You Really Got Me – 3:07 – Davies
B.  Attitude – 3:50 – Davies
Note:  both sides are live versions

 

Arista AS 0619
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 31 Oct. 1981, peak – 85, stay – 4 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Destroyer – 3:36 – Davies
B.  Back To Front – 3:18 – Davies

 

Arista AS 0649
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 28 Nov. 1981, peak – 92, stay – 8 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Better Things – 2:59 – Davies
B.  Yo-Yo – 4:09 – Davies

 

Arista AS 1054 / AS 1-9016
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 7 May 1983, peak – 6, stay – 17 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Come Dancing – 3:44 – Davies
B.  Noise – 4:34 – Davies
Note:  First released as AS 1054, but two months later, changed to AS 1-9016

 

Arista AS 1-9075
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 20 Aug. 1983, peak – 29, stay – 10 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Don’t Forget To Dance – 4:15 – Davies
B.  Young Conservatives – 3:58 – Davies

 

Arista AS1-9309
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 22 Dec. 1984, peak – 41, stay – 10 weeks
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Do It Again – 3:58 – Davies
B.  Guilty – 4:12 – Dave Davies

 

Arista AS1-9334
Mar. 1985
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Summer’s Gone – 3:33 – Davies
B.  Going Solo – 3:20 – Davies

 

MCA MCA-52960
Nov. 1986
Produced by Dave Davies (A-side), Ray Davies (B-side)
A.  Rock ‘N’ Roll Cities – 3:42 – Dave Davies
B.  Welcome To Sleazy Town – 3:50 – Davies

 

MCA MCA-53015
Feb. 1987
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  Lost And Found – 4:33 – Davies
B.  Killing Time – 4:02 – Davies

 

MCA MCA-53093
May 1987
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  How Are You – 3:58 – Davies
B.  Working At The Factory – 2:58 – Davies

 

MCA MCA-53699
July 1989
Produced by Ray Davies
A.  How Do I Get Close – 4:23 – Davies
B.  War Is Over – 3:41 – Davies

 

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