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Ray Davies pays tribute to late Kinks bassist Pete Quaife at Glastonbury

Ray Davies pays tribute to late Kinks bassist Pete Quaife at Glastonbury

[b]The Kinks[/b]' frontman [b]Ray Davies[/b] paid tribute to the band's recently deceased bassist [b]Pete Quaife[/b] during his [b]Glastonbury[/b] set on the [b]Pyramid Stage[/b] yesterday (June 27).

The veteran star dedicated [b]The Kinks[/b]' classic [b]'See My Friends'[/b] to his old bandmate, and later played two tracks from what [b]Quaife[/b] claimed was his favourite [b]Kinks[/b] album, 1968's [b]'The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society'[/b].

Speaking about his old friend, who died of kidney failure last week (June 23) aged 66, [b]Davies[/b] told the crowd, "I wouldn't be here today if it wasn't for him."

[b]Davies[/b] was backed on many songs by [b]The Crouch End Festival Choir[/b], who gave their backing to the likes of [b]'You Really Got Me'[/b], [b]'Shangri-La'[/b] and [b]'Victoria'[/b] - reports our sister title NME.

[b]Glastonbury[/b] regular [b]Davies[/b], who encouraged crowd singalongs for [b]'Sunny Afternoon'[/b] and [b]'Waterloo Sunset'[/b], told the audience that the festival was "the greatest in the world" to huge cheers.

[b]Ray Davies[/b] played:

[b]'I Need You'
'Dedicated Follower Of Fashion'
'I'm Not Like Everybody Else'
''Til The End Of The Day'
'After The Fall'
'20th Century Man'
'Sunny Afternoon'
'You Really Got Me'
'Shangri-La'
'Victoria'
'See My Friends'
'The Working Man's Cafe'
'Johnny Thunder'
'The Village Green Preservation Society'
'Lola'
'Waterloo Sunset'
'Days'
'All Day And All Of The Night'[/b]

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