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Dave Davies is the brother of Ray Davies, the lead singer and songwriter of the Kinks, of which he was the leader singer up to 1964, when Ray joined. Dave was the lead guitarist and backup singer for the Kinks. He created the distorted riff for "You Really Got Me" by taking a sharp object (either a razor or a knitting needle) and slashing the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ready, Steady, Go!
(1964-1966)
Do It Again
Do It Again Himself
(2010)
Beat-Club
Beat-Club Himself - Musician
(1967-1972)

Filmography

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  Wear (performer: "Mindless Child of Motherhood") / (writer: "Mindless Child of Motherhood") (post-production)
 2015 Meat Kamp (Short) (writer: "Strangers")
 2015 Color Congruity (Short) (writer: "There is no Life Without Love")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Jay Leno/Lucy Liu/Kevin Delaney (2014) ... (performer: "King of Karaoke", "You Really Got Me", "All Day and All of the Night" - uncredited) / (writer: "King of Karaoke" - uncredited)
 2007 Ha-Shminiya (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In Real Time (2007) ... (writer: "Living on a Thin Line" - uncredited)
 2005 Brothers in Arms (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Death of a Clown" - uncredited)
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- University (2001) ... (writer: "Living On A Thin Line" - uncredited)
 1999 Black Milk (writer: "ShangriLa")
 1988 Back to Freedom (performer: "FLYING COLORS" (title theme))
 1988 Permanent Record (writer: "All Day and All of the Night")
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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | See more »

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Alternate Names:

The Kinks

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

"It wasn't called 'heavy metal' when I invented it." - when asked in the 80s if The Kinks were trying to play "heavy metal". See more »

Trivia:

He had a daughter, Tracy, at the age of 15. He married Lisbet in 1967 and they had 4 sons; Martin, Simon, Christian and Russell. See more »

Trademark:

1958 Gibson Flying V See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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