Ray Phillips (musician), Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Ray Phillips (musician)

British musician

Date of Birth: 01-Mar-1949

Place of Birth: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Profession: musician

Nationality: Wales, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Ray Phillips (musician)

  • Ray Phillips (born Raymond Anthony Phillips, 1 March 1949, Ely, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, South Wales) is a Welsh drummer.
  • He is best known as the original drummer for the Welsh rock band Budgie.
  • He left the band in 1974.Phillips formed his own band in the mid-1970s known as Ray Phillips Woman.
  • When former Budgie guitarist Tony Bourge joined the band in the early 1980s, they became known as simply Woman.
  • In 1982 he rejoined Bourge and formed Tredegar. In the 1990s, Phillips founded another band, Six Ton Budgie, alongside his son Justin Phillips on guitar and ex-Tredegar bassist Tom Prince on bass.
  • Phillips played drums but also took over on lead vocals.
  • The band toured the UK extensively for the next few years before Phillips took a break from music to look after his father.His solo album Judgement Day was released in May 2011 and he began touring again as the Ray Phillips Band with Tom Prince (again) and guitarist Adam Healy.
  • He published his autobiography in April 2018.

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