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Dave Davies

Musician
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Born Feb 3, 1947
Age 69
Hometown Fortis Green

David Russell Gordon "Dave" Davies is an English rock musician best known for his role as lead guitarist and vocalist for the English rock band The Kinks. In 2003, Davies was ranked 88th in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time"… Read More

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    Here And Now - WBUR - May 07, 2015
  • Shortened Term Limited Jfk's Accomplishments, But Not His Contributions
    NPR - Nov 22, 2013
  • Katz Rejects Buyout Offer, Open To Outside Management Of Inquirer (Dave Davies/News Works)
    Mediagazer - Oct 30, 2013
  • Music News: Black Sabbath To Release Their First Album With Ozzy In 35 Years
    Seattle Pi - Jan 19, 2013

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1947 Birth Born on February 3, 1947.

TEENAGE

1963 16 Years Old Davies founded the Kinks with Pete Quaife in 1963. … Read More
1965 18 Years Old …  The most notorious incident was at the Capitol Theatre, Cardiff, Wales, in May 1965, involving drummer Mick Avory and Dave Davies. … Read More

TWENTIES

1967 20 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 1967, Davies released his first solo single, credited entirely under his name, (although co-written by his brother and fellow Kinks member Ray Davies) entitled "Death of a Clown". … Read More
1968 21 Years Old Upon its release, "Death of a Clown" rose to number three on the UK Singles Chart. Wanting to profit off of the new buzz suddenly surrounding Davies, a solo LP was slated for release some time in 1968 or 1969. … Read More
1975 28 Years Old …  Ray Davies commented on his brother's studio and solo work in a November 1975 interview: … Read More

THIRTIES

1978 31 Years Old His composition and earnest, almost desperate lead vocals, not to mention his particularly ripping lead guitar sound, led to airplay — especially on college stations — for his idealistic "Trust Your Heart" on the 1978 Misfits album. … Read More
1980 33 Years Old After the aborted solo effort, Davies' solo career was not revived until 1980, with the release of Dave Davies (AFL1-3603), which featured Davies performing all the instruments by himself. … Read More

FIFTIES

2002 55 Years Old Davies released his first true solo studio album in twenty years, Bug, in 2002. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2010 63 Years Old 1 More Event
Two Worlds was recorded throughout 2010 by The Aschere Project, the production team of Dave Davies and his son Russ Davies. … Read More
2013 66 Years Old It was announced in February 2013 that on 4 June 2013, Davies would be releasing his sixth studio album entitled I Will Be Me worldwide. … Read More
Dave Davies performed his first UK show in thirteen years in February 2014.
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