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Ray Davies is a British singer, songwriter, musician, and performer known as the main songwriter for the band The Kinks. The lead of the band was Dave. Apart from singing, Ray directed produced and acted on several shows. The younger brother of the musicians is Dave. He is known as the godfather of Britpop. In 1996, they got disbanded, and he started his solo career.
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In 1964, Kinks signed a contract and released a song. You Got Me. The band received commercial success. The band has several compositions like You Still Want Me and Something Better Beginning. In summer 1965, the band began with A Well Respected Man and Where Have All the Good Times Gone. He was called the most adamantly British of the Brit Invasion bands. In 1976, the band changed record labels from RCA to Arista. Ray gain success through arena rock style. The band released four studio albums named Low Budget, Give the People What They Want, State of Confusion, and Word of Mouth.
Family and Personal Life
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The musician is a bisexual. The singer married three times and has four daughters from his marriages. In 1964, Ray first time he was married to Rasa Dicpetris. The singer tried suicide due to drug overdose after the breakup of his marriage. The singer had bipolar disorder.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Eva Davies|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Natalie Ray Hynde, Louisa Davies, Eva Davies, and Victoria Davies)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Sir Raymond Douglas Davies|
|Age (as of today)||78 years|
|Date of Birth||June 21, 1944|
|Place of Birth||Fortis Green, London, England|
|Height||1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches|
|Weight||55 kg, 121.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$15 million|
|Occupation||Musicians, Record Producer, Singer-songwriter|
Height, Weight, and Age
Ray Davies' height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Ray Davies weighs 55 kg. Being born on June 21, 1944, translates to an age of 78 years as of todays date (February 5, 2023).
I think that songwriting changed when groups started spending more time in the studio.Ray Davies
I’ve written so many songs about Englishmen, I have to go elsewhere.Ray Davies
Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we’re tired of hearing promises that we know they’ll never keep.Ray Davies
No one can penetrate me. They only see what’s in their own fancy, always.Ray Davies
At one time they’ve been the most important thing to me. So I can’t hear our records on the radio, I can’t stand it, because they sound so out of what everyone else is doing.Ray Davies