The Kinks

Pioneers of punk and even grunge, eventually evolving into a softer, more complex sound, the Davies brothers lead the British Invasion headlong into the New World. They released smash hit after smash hit that etched their place in rock 'n' roll history. You've heard them all before. Here's a lesser known one that still rocks pretty hard. It's called "Rats" and the lyrics are still relevant almost 40 years later.