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Roy Davis Jr.

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Roy Davis Jr is an American musician from Chicago, Illinois, specialising in house music

Contents

  • 1 Career
  • 2 Discography
    • 21 Singles
    • 22 Albums
      • 221 Studio Albums
      • 222 Compilations
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links

Career

Davis grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and was turned on to house music at an early age by the likes of Lil' Louis, DJ Pierre, Farley Keith Farley Jackmaster Funk & Marshall Jefferson Davis began his own production company named Phuture in the late 1980s and went on to become an A&R scout for record label Strictly Rhythm in NYC whilst also running his Chicago founded record label Undaground Therapy Muzik A few years later Roy Davis and singer-songwriter Peven Everett wrote and produced the single "Gabriel" which was released on Large Records and later licensed and released on XL Recordings in 1996 The track garnered international airplay, and was played in nightclubs around the world It peaked at #22 in the UK Singles Chart in November 1997 The single sold over 200,000 copies and has appeared on numerous of compilation albums including Desert Island Mix from Gilles Peterson In 2004, Davis' track, About Love reached #70 in the UK Singles Chart Adding to the list of previous chart success with records such as "Who Dares To Believe In Me" under alias The Believers and "All I Do" released on Omar-S artist-run label FXHE

Roy Davis Jr has also been known for his work for Thomas Bangalter's label Roulé which operated out of Paris in the early '90s and his production work for artists Eric Benet / Faith Evans, Mary J Blige, Seal, Patti LaBelle, Christina Milian and Morcheeba

In April 2016, Davis announced that he had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, was cancelling some planned shows but planned to return to performing live and producing music as his health would allow him

Discography

Singles

  • Rock Shock
  • I Got The Music
  • Galactic Disco
  • Gabriel feat Peven Everett

Albums

Studio Albums

  • The Secret Mission
  • Traxx From The Nile
  • Chicago Forever
  • Water For Thirsty Children
  • God Life Music
  • Destroy & Rebuild

Compilations

  • Midnight Passion / Looking For Excitement
  • Soul Electra

References

  1. ^ Roberts, David 2006 British Hit Singles & Albums 19th ed London: Guinness World Records Limited p 142 ISBN 1-904994-10-5 
  2. ^ "Chicago House Legend Roy Davis Jr Opens Up On Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis" theMusic 2016-04-04 Retrieved 2016-04-29 

External links

  • Roy Davis Jr at Ubiquity Records

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