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The Kinks on Privacy & Liberty in the 20th & 21st Century

I was born in a welfare state,
Ruled by bureaucracy
Controlled by civil servants
And people dressed in grey
Got no privacy, got no liberty
Cos the twentieth century people
Took it all away from me

...Don't wanna get myself shot down
By some trigger happy policeman

20th Century Man - The Kinks (1971)

More observations from the 60's and 70's by the Kinks that are strikingly accurate today:


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Ray Davies is a well-known

Ray Davies is a well-known musical genius so it's about time that he was inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame.

The kinks recognition

Has always been delayed

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I had embedded a Geico commercial!

The you tube now shows the Kinks 20th Century Man

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