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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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 2014/I Wear (performer: "Mindless Child of Motherhood") / (writer: "Mindless Child of Motherhood") (post-production)
 2007 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In Real Time (2007) ... (writer: "Living on a Thin Line" - 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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5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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I've always thought there was a conspiracy at work to prevent The Kinks being the top band in the world. Whenever we were doing well, something shit would happen and we'd fall flat on our asses. It's been like that throughout our career. See more »


Finishing work on a film, Dave Davies Kronikles: Mystical Journey, said to be released before Christmas 2008. See more »


Goofy mannerisms and fancy clothes such as tophat in music videos See more »

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