Sir Raymond Douglas Davies, CBE ( DAY-viz; born 21 June 1944) is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the Kinks, which he led with his younger brother, Dave. He has also acted, directed and produced shows for theatre and television. He is often referred to as “the godfather of Britpop”. After the dissolution of the Kinks in 1996, Davies embarked on a solo career.
The Kinks, Crouch End Festival Chorus, The 88
Raymond Douglas Davies
Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer
Muswell Hill, London, England