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Ray Davies
Ray Davies

Background information
Birth name Raymond Douglas Davies
Born June 21, 1944
Origin Fortis Green, London, England
Genre(s) Hard Rock
Pop Rock
Years active 1963—present
Associated acts The Kinks
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Raymond Douglas "Ray" Davies, CBE (born 21 June 1944, Fortis Green, London) is an English rock musician, best known as lead singer and songwriter for The Kinks, which he led with his younger brother, Dave. He has also acted, directed and produced shows for theatre and television.

See My Friends (2010) Working Man's Café (2007) Other People's Lives (2006) The Storyteller (1998) Return to Waterloo (1985)

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Ray Davies Wants The Kinks To Reform

April 12, 2011
Ray Davies has revealed that he wants The Kinks to reform. The singer has said that the band are ready for a reunion any time soon.   Read more 

Ray Davies To Curate Meltdown Festival 2011

November 25, 2010
Former Kinks frontman Ray Davies is to curate next year's Metldown festival in London. The 18th annual edition of the event will take place at the Southbank Centre from June 10-18, 2011.  Read more 

Ray Davies: Mumford & Sons Remind Me Of The Kinks

November 9, 2010
The Kinks' Ray Davies has said Mumford & Sons remind him of his former band. The two acts have collaborated on Davies' new album 'See My Friends', which re-works a number of The Kinks' most famous hits.  Read more 

Ray Davies Teams Up With Metallica, Bruce Springsteen For New Kinks Album

September 30, 2010
Ray Davies has re-recorded several Kinks songs with the likes of Metallica and Bruce Springsteen for a new collaboration album. The LP, entitled 'See My Friends', is released on November 1 and also includes Bon Jovi, Mumford & Sons and Smashing Pumpkins.  Read more 

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