Dave Davies

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Dave Davies
Dave Davies.jpg
Davies in 2002
Background information
Birth nameDavid Russell Gordon Davies
Born (1947-02-03) 3 February 1947 (age 72)
London, England
GenresRock
OccupationsMusician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, voice
Years activesince 1963
Associated actsThe Kinks
WebsiteDave Davies.com
Notable instruments
Gibson Flying V
Gibson Les Paul

David Russell Gordon "Dave" Davies (born 3 February 1947 in Fortis Green, London) is an English rock musician who is best known as the lead guitar player in English rock group The Kinks. His brother Ray Davies was the band's lead singer.

In 1990 Davies, along with the other three original members of The Kinks, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

In 2003, Davies was listed at 88 in Rolling Stone's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time."[1]

Davies is openly bisexual.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".
  2. The Kinks' guitarist strikes back with the uncompromising 'Kink'

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