Ray Davies is an English musician born in 1944 and believe it or not is still alive to this day.
His most famous song is called "You Really Got Me." It was released in August of 1964. It is a song about lust. It is a love song for street kids.
A work in which he critiqued a social issue was the song "A Well Respected Man" which was released in the summer of 1965. The issue he criticized was the frustration of normal, common people and the British class system. He criticized how upper class people had too many luxuries compared to common people.