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Dave Davies
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Promotional photo of Davies in 1971
Background information
Birth name David Russell Gordon Davies
Born 3 February 1947 (1947-02-03) (age 74)
Fortis Green, London, England
Genres
Occupation(s)
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active 1963–present
Labels
  • Angel Air
  • Koch
Associated acts The Kinks

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."

Davies is openly bisexual.

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