206 episodes

Kinks and Beats is a daily look at two of the greatest musical acts of all time. Every day, host Tony Frye will tackle one song from The Beatles or The Kinks and discuss aspects related to music theory, cultural impact, or just his own thoughts about the song.

Listeners are encouraged to call in to the show and leave a voicemail about their favorite/least favorite tracks for inclusion in future episodes.

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    • 4.8 • 25 Ratings

Kinks and Beats is a daily look at two of the greatest musical acts of all time. Every day, host Tony Frye will tackle one song from The Beatles or The Kinks and discuss aspects related to music theory, cultural impact, or just his own thoughts about the song.

Listeners are encouraged to call in to the show and leave a voicemail about their favorite/least favorite tracks for inclusion in future episodes.

    Holiday by The Kinks

    Holiday by The Kinks

    If you can't picture Ray Davies singing this on a cloudy day on the beach with a cigar hanging from his mouth, maybe you're not listening to music the same way as the rest of us.

    • 17 min
    Mother Nature's Son by The Beatles

    Mother Nature's Son by The Beatles

    Another of Paul's solo efforts within the Beatles is a simple folk song recorded on the same sessions as an abandoned Harrison track, an abandoned McCartney track, and one of the worst tracks on The White Album.

    • 14 min
    Wait Till the Summer Comes Along by The Kinks

    Wait Till the Summer Comes Along by The Kinks

    The first Kinks song to feature a solo Dave Davies writing credit is a fun country ditty with a deceptively unique structure.

    • 16 min
    Only Mama Knows by Paul McCartney

    Only Mama Knows by Paul McCartney

    This rocker hearkens back to McCartney's days with Wings and is a highlight of his more recent output.

    • 12 min
    Back in the Day by Ray Davies

    Back in the Day by Ray Davies

    On this acoustic driven track, Ray pays tribute to many of the American acts that inspired him in his youth.

    • 14 min
    If I Needed Someone by The Beatles

    If I Needed Someone by The Beatles

    George Harrison may have been new to songwriting but it didn't take him long to establish several signature moves. Also, listen to the end of this one, please.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

20thCenturyMan2000 ,

great beats

This podcast hit the mark. Tony is very knowledgable, and goes deep!

mrs best in the world ,

thankful for this podcast

my kinks playlist has grown so much since finding this podcast. i already liked many beatles songs and a few kinks songs but now they’re about even and growing. thanks!

northbeachtony ,

Kinks beats show

The best is all I can say. Great no return always lover that song

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