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Ray Davies

Album Credits

  • Ray Davies All Songs Written by Ray Davies.
    Arranged and Produced by Ray Davies.
    Lead Vocals, Guitars, Piano, Backing Vocals, Percussion, Spoken Word, Dropped Beer Glasses and Broken Tea Cups
  • Guy Massey Co-Producer
  • John Jackson Co-Producer
  • Bill Shanley Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars, Backing Vocals
  • Gary Louris Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars, Backing Vocals
  • Marc Perlman Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Tim O'Reagan Drums, Backing Vocals, Percussion
  • Karen Grotberg Piano, Keyboards, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals
  • John Jackson Mandolin, Violin, Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars, 12-String Guitar, Backing Vocals, Percussion
  • ADDITIONAL MUSICIANS Ian Gibbons: Hammond Organ, Accordion, Piano

    Kraig Jarrett Johnson: Electric Guitar on "A Long Drive Home To Tarzana" and "Wings Of Fantasy"

    Melvin Duffy: Pedal Steel on "Americana"

    Andrea Grant and Lorraine Cato: Backing Vocals on "Poetry" and "The Great Highway"

    Richard Causon: Harmonium on "Mystery Room"

    Paul White: Drums on "I’ve Heard That Beat Before"

    Ian Jennings: Double Bass on "I’ve Heard That Beat Before"

    Ben Waters: Piano on "I’ve Heard That Beat Before"

    Ray Davies and The Shadowmen: Backing Vocals on "I’ve Heard That Beat Before"

    Paul Clarvis: Percussion

    Strings on "Poetry", "Message From The Road" and "A Place In Your Heart"
    Violin I: Everton Nelson
    Violin II: Kate Robinson
    Viola: Bruce White
    Cello: Ian Burdge
    String Arrangement: Sally Herbert

    Brass on "The Mystery Room" and "The Great Highway"
    Trumpet: Ben Edwards
    Saxophone: Steve Hamilton
    Trombone: Mike Kearsey
    Brass Arrangement: Sally Herbert