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Ray Davies was born on June 21, 1944 in Fortis Green, which is located in Muswell Hill, north of London, England. He was the seventh of eighth children, and with his younger brother Dave, he was one of the only two boys in his family. In 1963, he joined Dave's band The Ravens on rhythm guitar and vocals. He later rose to the position of chief ... See full bio »

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 2006-2009 Clatterford (TV Series) (composer - 19 episodes)
- Ladies in Lavender (2009) ... (composer: theme music)
- New Beginnings (2009) ... (composer: theme music)
- Missing Persons (2009) ... (composer: theme music)
- Dinner Party (2009) ... (composer: theme music)
- Working from Home (2009) ... (composer: theme music)
 1984 Return to Waterloo (music performer)
 1970 Play for Today (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- The Long Distance Piano Player (1970) ... (musician: piano)
 1969 The Virgin Soldiers (composer: "Virgin Soldiers March" - as Raymond Douglas Davies)
 1969 Where Was Spring? (TV Series) (song written by - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1969) ... (song written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... (song written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (song written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... (song written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... (song written by)
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He composed the music for Barrie Keeffe and his musical, "Chorus Girls", at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, England with Peter Halliday, Michael Elphick, Marc Sinden, Hetty Baynes, Lesley Manville, Anita Dobson and Charlotte Cornwell in the cast. Adrian Shergold was the director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Raymond Douglas Davies | The Kinks | Ray


5' 11¾" (1.82 m)


Patricia Crosbie  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »

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Well, it's good. I think the similarity is that I think they're writing songs. Music goes in phases and in England it goes around fairly quickly. The fashions come in and out and I think what they are doing is writing songs about things they know about, which is where they come from and the local stories. I think that's where the similarities with the Kinks is because I think our early records ... See more »


The original name of The Kinks was The Ravens. See more »


Often wrote songs about the music business. See more »


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