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Davies, David

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Born: 1947 AD
Currently alive, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Guitarist, Singer

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1947 - Born on the 3rd day of February in Muswell Hill, London, England. He is brother of Ray Davies leader of the Kinks and was a singer and guitarist with the English rock band.

 

1963 - He founded with Pete Quaife the English rock band The Kinks.

 

1964 - His rock legacy was cemented this year, when he created the buzzing, slam-dunk power chords for his brother's "You Really Got Me" and later this year", "All Day And All Of The Night"

 

1965 - Did song "Tired Of Awaiting"

 

1966 - Recorded song "Lazing On A Sunny Afternoon"

 

1980 - He had a turbulent relationship with Avory, and is a reason behind latter's departure from the band.

 

1990 - He has been all but disbanded since early of this year.

 

1996 - Published an autobiography, entitled Kink, this year, in which he discussed his bisexuality at length, including a sexual relationship with Long John Baldry.

 

2003 - He was ranked 88th on the list of the "100 greatest guitarists of all time".

 

2004 - He continued to have a steady musical career as a performer and songwriter until a stroke this year sidelined him.

 

2006 - He has somewhat recovered. He can walk, talk, and play guitar, but has a hard time singing and playing at the same time, and has not been able to go on tour.

 

2007 - In January he released his first album of all new material, Fractured Mindz.

 

 

 

 


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