Ray Davis

Ray Davis

Real Name:
Raymond Davis
Born 29.03.1940
Died 05.07.2005 from respitory complications, in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, U.S.A.

He was most famous for providing the bass vocals on Parliament's funk songs "Give Up The Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucka)" and "Flashlight".
During the early 80's, he joined the late Roger Troutman's band Zapp.
He lived in Franklin Park, remained active musically in recent years, working with the The Temptations after the death of Melvin Franklin in the mid-90's.
He also toured from 1998 with original P-Funk All Stars members and Greg Thomas (2).
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Ray Davis Discography


JQ 20014 Funkadelic Funkadelic - Free Your Mind And Your Ass Will Follow (Album) Westbound Records, Westbound Records JQ 20014 Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
2WB 2020 Funkadelic Funkadelic - America Eats Its Young (Album) Westbound Records 2WB 2020 US 1972 Sell This Version
NB 9003 Parliament Parliament - Up For The Down Stroke (Album) Casablanca NB 9003 US 1974 Sell This Version
W-208 Funkadelic Funkadelic - Standing On The Verge Of Getting It On (Album) Westbound Records W-208 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
7022 Parliament Parliament - Mothership Connection (Album) Casablanca 7022 Venezuela 1975 Sell This Version
W-215 Funkadelic Funkadelic - Let's Take It To The Stage (Album) Westbound Records, 20th Century Records W-215 US 1975 Sell This Version
NBLP 7014 Parliament Parliament - Chocolate City (Album) Casablanca NBLP 7014 US 1975 Sell This Version
NB 7019 Parliament Parliament - Chocolate City / Up For The Down Stroke(2xLP, Comp) Bellaphon NB 7019 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
NBLP 7034 Parliament Parliament - The Clones Of Dr. Funkenstein (Album) Casablanca NBLP 7034 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
BS 2973 Funkadelic Funkadelic - Hardcore Jollies (Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2973 US 1976 Sell This Version
W8-227 Funkadelic Funkadelic - Tales Of Kidd Funkadelic (Album) Westbound Records W8-227 US 1976 Sell This Version
NBLP 7053 Parliament Parliament - Live (P.Funk Earth Tour) (Album) Casablanca NBLP 7053 Australia 1977 Sell This Version
NBLP 7084 Parliament Parliament - Funkentelechy Vs. The Placebo Syndrome (Album) Casablanca NBLP 7084 New Zealand 1977 Sell This Version
NB 7046 Parliament Parliament - Motor Booty Affair (Album) Casablanca NB 7046 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
BSK 3209 Funkadelic Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove (Album, EP) Warner Bros. Records BSK 3209 US 1978 Sell This Version
BSK 3371 Funkadelic Funkadelic - Uncle Jam Wants You (Album) Warner Bros. Records BSK 3371 US 1979 Sell This Version
NBLP 7195 Parliament Parliament - GloryHallaStoopid (Pin The Tale On The Funky) (Album) Casablanca NBLP 7195 US 1979 Sell This Version
NBLP 7146 DJ Parlet Parlet - Invasion Of The Booty Snatchers (Album) Casablanca NBLP 7146 DJ US 1979 Sell This Version
ATL 50 694 The Brides Of Funkenstein* The Brides Of Funkenstein* - Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy (Album) Atlantic ATL 50 694 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
EPC 84795, JZ 36857 Sweat Band Sweat Band - Sweat Band (Album) Uncle Jam EPC 84795, JZ 36857 Europe 1980 Sell This Version
NBLP 7249 Parliament Parliament - Trombipulation (Album) Casablanca NBLP 7249 US 1980 Sell This Version
WB 56874, WB K 56874 Funkadelic Funkadelic - The Electric Spanking Of War Babies (Album) Warner Bros. Records WB 56874, WB K 56874 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
FZ 37997 General Caine General Caine - Girls (Album) Tabu Records FZ 37997 US 1982 Sell This Version
23583-1 Zapp Zapp - Zapp II (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 23583-1 New Zealand 1982 Sell This Version
4xt-12246 George Clinton George Clinton - Computer Games (Album) Capitol Records 4xt-12246 US 1982 Sell This Version