Brian Ray

Session Musician
Born Jan 4, 1955

Brian Thomas Ray is an American session musician, musical director, guitarist and singer–songwriter. He is best known for his work as a guitarist and bassist with Paul McCartney, though he has worked with an extensive list of artists in addition to his own solo career.… Read More

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1955 Birth Born on January 4, 1955.


1973 18 Years Old In 1973, shortly after graduating from high school, Ray began his musical career as part of Bobby Pickett and the Crypt Kicker Five, playing the "Monster Mash" at a fundraising benefit hosted by and for Phil Kaufman. … Read More


Prior to working with Paul McCartney in 2002, Ray was working on tour in France with two different French artists, Mylène Farmer and Johnny Hallyday. … Read More


2006 51 Years Old After decades of performing, writing and recording with musical artists, Brian Ray released his first solo album, Mondo Magneto, on October 16, 2006 through his record label Whooray Records. … Read More
2008 53 Years Old In 2008, Larry Graves and Brian Ray made a video for Ray's song "Coming Up Roses".
2009 54 Years Old In April 2009, Ray revealed that he was working on a second album, entitled This Way Up.
2011 56 Years Old In 2011, Ray joined with Oliver Leiber to form The Bayonets.
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