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  Mick Avory - Drum Solo Artist
Avory was hired by the Kinks (who had just changed their name at that time from the Ravens) in January 1964, after their managment saw an advertisement he had placed in the trade magazine Melody Maker.
Avory was always considered the quiet and balancing person in the Kinks lineup, although he had a long-running turbulent working relationship with guitarist Dave Davies, which resulted in many legendary onstage fights.
Avory was with the Kinks for about twenty years and he performed on nearly all of the band's material.
www.drumsoloartist.com /Site/Drummers/Mick_Avory.html   (736 words)

 The Kinks
June 21, 1944); Pete Quaife[?] (bass guitar, vocals); and Mick Avory[?] (drums).
Mick Avory was fired from the band in 1984, replaced by Bob Henrit[?].
(Avory stayed around to run The Kinks' London studio, Konk.) Changes of record companies saw The Kinks' output slow down, apparently ending with the release of To The Bone as a live single-disc in the U.K. and a double disc release with two new songs in the USA.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ki/Kinks.html   (545 words)

 Mick Avory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Michael Charles Avory (born February 15, 1944 in East Molesey, Surrey, England) was the drummer for The Kinks from their formation in 1964 to 1984.
Ultimately, the relationship between Mick and the younger Davies brother would degrade to the point where Avory would leave the band.
Dave said he wanted to replace Mick, and Mick had an important sound.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mick_Avory   (1121 words)

 Drummerworld: Mick Avory
When Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones first got together in a London club in 1962 to form the seeds of the Rolling Stones, Mick Avory was their drummer.
It was not a long one, however, as the Stones didn't feel Avory was up to the task.
Avory was born 55 years ago today in London.
www.drummerworld.com /drummers/Mick_Avory.html   (505 words)

 Pete Quaife interview
Avory left the band 14 years ago, yet continued working behind the scenes at the Kinks-owned Konk Studios in London.
It's probably fair to say that you and Mick Avory were less visible than Ray and Dave, simply because the media had the "Brothers Davies" angle they could use as a writer's device.
Jim Rodford and Mick Avory are the two most down to earth guys you'll ever meet in your life.
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 The Kinks
Avory later claimed that it was part of a new act in which the bandmembers would hurl their instruments at each other.
Mick Avory's friend John Dalton replaced Quaife, but Quaife decided to return at the end of the year.
Avory was asked to rejoin The Kinks but declined, desiring a break from the non-stop schedule of recording, touring, and performing.
www.zdnet.co.za /wiki/The_Kinks   (7217 words)

 The Rolling Stones 40 years anniversary
Brian and his band mates met up with Mick, Keith and their fellows, and their rehearsals moved slowly into what is today known as he Rolling Stones.
As they could not fit in Mick as a 2nd vocalist, Mick could not be on stage at that BBC recording.
Mick Avory, who later joined the Kinks, was doing some rehearsals with The Stones, but he did not play that day.
www.iorr.org /rs40   (712 words)

 Amazon.com: "Mick Avory": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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 Mick Avory
Mick: You can't use it to its full capacity.
Mick: Yes, but I was crap when I started.
Mick: Yeah, I met Shelly Mann and Joe Morello.
www.retrosellers.com /features69.htm   (2554 words)

 Kinks Bio
Their first two albums released in the eighties, 1981's Give The People What They Want and State of Confusion released in '83 with the hit single "Come Dancing", both sold well, but after that the rest of the decade went down hill, at least as far as sales went.
In 1987 Avory left the band and was replaced on drums by Bob Henrit.
In 1989 keyboardist Ian Gibbons, who joined the band in the early 80s also left and once again the Davies brothers were at odds and more talk of a breakup was in the winds.
www.keno.org /classic_rock/kinks_bio.htm   (938 words)

 the Picture Disc Website
Along with guitarist Keith Richards(born December 18,1943 in Dartford, England), vocalist Mick Jagger(born july 26, 1943 in Dartford, Kent, England), bassist Dick Taylor and keyboardist Ian Stewart.
At that time, Mick Avory played drums for the group.
Following the release of their next three albums, Mick Taylor would leave the band and was replaced with guitarist Ron Wood.
www.angelfire.com /rock/picturediscs/rolling_stones_brownsugar.html   (913 words)

 Ravens - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: Just prior to changing their name to the Kinks, the Kinks were known as the Ravens, a group which got as far as recording some demos in late 1963.
The Ravens merit an entry of their own in a discographical database because some of their tracks have surfaced on disc.
As the competent cover of "I'm a Hog for You, Baby" and the Merseybeatish "I Believed You" were previously written about as having been recorded in late-'63, the versions here are presumably from that Ravens demo.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/243/Ravens/30002310.html   (187 words)

The Rolling Stones was first formed in 1962 when two members of the group, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met Brian Jones, who then named their group, the “Rolling Stone”;.
The original line-up of the members was Brian Jones, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ian Stewart, Mick Avory, and Dick Taylor.
Soon, another member who happened to be Mick Avory left the group.
www.tqnyc.org /NYC063340/rollingstones.html   (297 words)

 Mick Avory
Mick: Yeah, well the first one I wasn't on anyway.
Mick: Bobby Graham was on the first couple.
Mick: Yeah, a lot of his stuff I prefer by other people.
www.retrosellers.com /features70.htm   (3390 words)

 Time is on their side
The Rollin' Stones, named for a Muddy Waters song, debut at the Marquee Club in London with Jagger, Richards, blues purist Brian Jones, Dick Taylor, Ian Stewart and future Kink Mick Avory.
Mick, Marianne and the Beatles visit the Maharishi.
Mick and Keith have kissed and made up; "Steel Wheels" rolls into Three Rivers Stadium.
www.post-gazette.com /magazine/19990307timeline2.asp   (547 words)

 Interesting Reading - Mick Jagger Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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Mick Jagger Forum > General Discussion > General Discussion
It's interesting to read about life in WWII England, the jazz/blues connection, and how many now well-known musicians intermingled in the early music circles (e.g.-I didn't know that Mick Avory from the Kinks played a few sets with the early Stones).
mickjagger.emiforums.com /index.php?showtopic=97105   (216 words)

 Peter Quaife - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
Born in Tavistock, Devon, Peter Quaife grew up in London, where he was a friend of Ray Davies; indeed, Davies and Quaife co-founded the band that became the Kinks, before..
He and Canadian guitarist Stan Endersby formed Maple Oak with drummer Mick Cook and keyboardman Marty Fisher.
In more recent years, Quaife has moved to Canada and also embarked on a writing career, and has had intermittent contact with Ray Davies over the years -- he emerged most prominently in interviews connected with the 2004 expanded reissue of Village Green Preservation Society.
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 Mick Avory - Moviefone
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 The Kinks, MP3 Music Download at eMusic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Before signing to the label, the Ravens replaced drummer Willet with Mick Avory.
State of Confusion followed the release of "Come Dancing," and it was another success, peaking at number 12 in the U.S. For the remainder of 1983, Ray Davies worked on a film project, Return to Waterloo, which caused considerable tension between himself and his brother.
Instead of breaking up, the Kinks merely reshuffled their lineup, but there was a major casualty: Mick Avory, the band's drummer for 20 years, was fired and replaced by Bob Henrit.
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Bob Henrit quietly replaced the long-serving Mick Avory in July 1984 after Avory's retirement from the active band.
Henrit had been on the British music scene for many years, enjoying initial success as one of the Roulettes (1962-1967), who, in addition to a recording career of their own, backed the popular singer Adam Faith on tour and on record.
Bob Henrit was the obvious choice to replace Mick Avory, both because he and Jim Rodford had already proven to be a capable and compatible rhythm section and because of his previous ties with Dave Davies and other peripheral musicians who have augmented the Kinks over the years.
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 Lycos Music
The Kinks: Dave Davies (vocals, guitar); Ray Davies (vocals); Peter Quaife (bass); Mick Avory (drums).
The album that ushered in a new era of Ray Davies' songwriting, 1966's FACE TO FACE finds Davies penning, for the first time, a series of vignettes in the style that would become a staple for the rest of his career.
Musically, some serious thought is apparent in the arrangements of songs such as "Too Much on My Mind," and much of the album is conclusive evidence that the rest of the Kinks, in particular guitarist Dave Davies and drummer Mick Avory, were the perfect foil for Davies' songwriting skills.
entertainment.lycos.com /music/album.php?id=116938   (264 words)

 Borders - Store Inventory - Title Detail - Exile on Main St.
Jagger's vocals are buried in the mix, and the music is a series of dark, dense jams, with Keith Richards and Mick Taylor spinning off incredible riffs and solos.
And the songs continue the breakthroughs of their three previous albums.
Few other albums, let alone double albums, have been so rich and masterful as Exile on Main St., and it stands not only as one of the Stones' best records, but sets a remarkably high standard for all of hard rock.
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KINKS, HOLLIES, TREMELOES Former original members, MICK AVORY, ERIC HAYDOCK, AND CHIP HAWKES, have now combined and teamed up to perform as the"CLASS OF '64" featuring guitarists, TELECASTER TED TOMLIN and GRAHAM POLLOCK.
The band features former original members of British 60's-era groups, including Mick Avory (Kinks), Eric Haydock (The Hollies) and Chip Hawkes, who have now combined to perform as The Class of 64, also featuring guitarists 'Telecaster Ted' Tomlin and Graham Pollock.
The band have toured around the world and have recorded an album of their former band's hits.
www.myspace.com /classof64chiphawkes   (308 words)

 IORR Talk :: Tell Me :: Does anyone know the shoe size of Mick Avory and Dick Taylor?
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Does anyone know the shoe size of Mick Avory and Dick Taylor?
Mick told me that he can squeeze into a 9 quite comfortably, actually
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 Boulder Weekly | Buzz | OverTones   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
I've said to the guys, Mick (Avory), the original drummer, maybe when I'm done with my solo record, we'll sit down and see what songs we feel are relevant, and not just a nostalgia thing.
This further fueled tensions between the Davies brothers.
"The aggravation, the tension was (always) there, but he (Dave Davies) took it out on Mick Avory in the early days," Ray Davies said.
www.boulderweekly.com /archive/101101/overtones.html   (1207 words)

 Kinks Photo Archive by Chris Walter
Kinks 1966 Pete Quaife, Mick Avory, Ray Davies and Dave Davies at London Transport Museum
KINKS 1966 Dave Davies, Mick Avory, Ray Davies and Pete Quaife
KINKS 1968 Ray Davies, Dave Davies, Pete Quaife, Mick Avory.
www.photofeatures.com /kinks   (250 words)

 Sleepwalker by Kinks CD
The Kinks: Ray Davies (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Dave Davies (vocals, guitar); John Gosling (keyboards, background vocals); John Dalton (bass); Mick Avory (drums).
The Kinks: Ray Davies (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Dave Davies (vocals, guitar, background vocals); John Gosling (keyboards, background vocals); Andy Pyle (bass instrument); John Dalton (bass guitar); Mick Avory (drum, percussion).
The mid-to-late '70s were a time of immense change for The Kinks, both in musical styles and band personnel.
www.cduniverse.com /search/xx/music/pid/6806332/a/Sleepwalker.htm   (418 words)

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