Ray Davies

1944 - Today

Ray Davies

Sir Raymond Douglas Davies, ( DAY-viz; born 21 June 1944) is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the Kinks, which he leads with his younger brother, Dave. He has also acted, directed and produced shows for theatre and television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ray Davies has received more than 1,778,306 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 818th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.73

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Ray Davies by language


Among musicians, Ray Davies ranks 821 out of 2,258Before him are Lindsey Buckingham, Arturo Sandoval, Dave Lombardo, Herbert Grönemeyer, Smokey Robinson, and Teddy Wilson. After him are Mieczysław Horszowski, Benny Carter, José María Ventura Casas, Woody Herman, Gerry Rafferty, and Zakk Wylde.

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Among people born in 1944, Ray Davies ranks 264Before him are Élisabeth Badinter, Vlastimil Hort, Alex Metreveli, Peter Cetera, Jim Gray, and John Tavener. After him are Alexander Vencel, Günter Verheugen, Bruno Platter, Yury Romanenko, Storm Thorgerson, and Robert Hanssen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ray Davies ranks 2,300 out of 5,347Before him are Ellen Terry (1847), Rachel Roberts (1927), Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776), John Christopher (1922), Alexander McDonnell (1798), and Lily Collins (1989). After him are Vic Elford (1935), Ioan Gruffudd (1973), Alfred Tysoe (1874), Jackie Oliver (1942), Fish (1958), and Harold Abrahams (1899).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Ray Davies ranks 139Before him are Pete Burns (1959), Carl Palmer (1950), Peter Hammill (1948), Snowy White (1948), Chris Squire (1948), and John Illsley (1949). After him are Gerry Rafferty (1947), Noel Redding (1945), Julian Bream (1933), Steve Jones (1955), Mick Ronson (1946), and Roger Norrington (1934).