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Kevin Ayers (born 16 August 1944 in Herne Bay, Kent, England; died 18 February 2013 in Montolieu, France) was a British songwriter and musician from Kent, United Kingdom, who was one of a group of Avant Garde musicians who came together in Canterbury in the 1960s and developed a whole new approach to the psychedelic, progressive rock genre, known as the Canterbury scene. His early work included works with artists…

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  • A real shame both Syd Barrett and Kevin Ayers didn't collaborate on an album or two. Hard for me not to think of the other whenever I play their music. Real loss of talent on both accounts. Geniuses, actually.
  • love
  • genius
  • I wish I could have met this guy [2]
  • would recommend Chris Cohen he's a modern Ayers
  • I wish I could have met this guy
  • Town Feeling ♥ Kevin Ayers music really goes close to my heart with it's beautiful melodies, heartwarming lyrics and his wonderful voice.
  • Such a tender and loving man he was. He has had the most profound effect on me these last few months and are already a lovely soundtrack to this beautiful summer we're having.. Drinking wine, having a good time and being in love. There's really not much more to life than that... Viva Banan!
  • Really great musician and also just discovering him after his death.
  • girl on a swing

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