Several of Ray's interviews with the Beatles were collected in his book Stardust Memories by Pavilion in 1983.
Among Ray's published works is a biography of John Lennon entitled John Lennon: 1940 - 1980 published by Fontana in 1981.
Ray was scheduled to interview John Lennon on December 9, 1980. On December 8th, Yoko Ono called Ray to inform him of John's tragic death.
Ray attended the London School of Economics as a student of social anthropology.