Ray Hatfield

  • Showaddywaddy

“All the Vintage guitars I've tried have sounded and played far better than the price tag suggests and the V72 and V62 have proven to be great playing reliable guitars straight from the box and have now done more than a hundred shows with Showaddywaddy."
Photo Credit: Andrew Ball

About Ray Hatfield

Ray is a singer / songwriter / guitar player who first picked up a guitar at the age of 11 and has been hooked ever since. At the age of 23 after many years playing rock and blues he studied classical guitar taking Grades 5 – 8 and went on to teach for several years until it became clear that gigging was his real love.

Ray Hatfield ~ Showaddywaddy

Ray performs constantly throughout the year with Showaddywaddy and also in a variety of other line ups playing electric and acoustic guitar as part of various groups, duos and as a solo performer.

During the last 15 years Ray has toured extensively in the U.K. As well as Europe, Brazil, Mexico, USA and Japan with Showaddywaddy and previously with Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash.

Ray Hatfield ~ Showaddywaddy

Apart from his love of playing live, writing original music is also a major part of Ray’s life and he has released 2 CDs of original material available through his website, ITunes, Amazon and Spotify (King of the West / At the Drop of a Hat). Ray has also supplied music and voiceovers for several video and games companies.

Ray Hatfield ~ Showaddywaddy