Why did Ray Davies write days?

Fearing that the band’s time was up following the failure of “Wonderboy,” Ray Davies wrote this nostalgic song saying goodbye to his music career. He told Q magazine: “I didn’t care anymore. So I thought, ‘Say goodbye nicely,’ and wrote ‘Days.

Who had a hit with days in 1968?

The Kinks
On the original Pye 7N 17573 label, the name of the song is “Day’s” due to a grammatical error….Days (The Kinks song)

Songwriter(s) Ray Davies
Producer(s) Ray Davies
The Kinks UK singles chronology
“Wonderboy” (1968) “Days” (1968) “Plastic Man” (1969)

Who wrote days Kirsty Maccoll?

Ray DaviesDays / LyricistSir Raymond Douglas Davies CBE is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the Kinks, which he led with his younger brother, Dave. He has also acted, directed and produced shows for theatre and television. Wikipedia

Which members of the kinks are still alive?


Name Years active Instruments
Dave Davies 1963–1997 2018–present lead, electric, slide and acoustic guitars backing and lead vocals banjo occasional keyboards and piano
Mick Avory 1963–1984 2018–present drums percussion

Who wrote the song days?

Ray DaviesDays / Composer

Who sang the song Thank you for the days?

Luke KellyThank You For The Days / Artist

What was the #1 song in 1968?

Hey Jude
Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1968

No. Title Artist(s)
1 “Hey Jude” The Beatles
2 “Love is Blue” Paul Mauriat
3 “Honey” Bobby Goldsboro
4 “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” Otis Redding

What was the number 1 song in 1967?

Top 100 Pop Songs in 1967

Rank Song Title
1 A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum ► A Whiter Shade of Pale
2 All You Need is Love The Beatles ► All You Need is Love
3 I’m a Believer The Monkees ► I’m a Believer
4 Hello, Goodbye The Beatles ► Hello, Goodbye

Why did Dalton leave the Kinks?

On 8 November 1976, Dalton left the Kinks, after spending most of the summer of 1976 rehearsing and recording Sleepwalker. His replacement was former Blodwyn Pig bass player Andy Pyle.

When was days by the Kinks released?

1968Days / Released

Who sang days?

The KinksDays / Artist