Mick Ronson

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One of rock music’s most unenthusiastic solo stars, guitarist Mick Ronson came to prominence as the de facto musical director of the group of musicians David Bowie used for several of his early 1970s albums.

One of rock music’s most unenthusiastic solo stars, guitarist Mick Ronson – who died in 1993 at the age of 46 – came to prominence as the de facto mus(...)

While the subtitle (a Journey through the British avant-pop/art rock scene 1967-74) is catnip for the inquisitive music fan, the music is a serious sw(...)

 A women lays flowers at a mural of British singer David Bowie in Brixton, birth place of the late David Bowie in London, on Monday. Well-wishers have flocked to the  mural to pay their respects following the announcement of his death. Photograph: EPA

David Bowie is dead. The coldness of that statement, and the harshness of the reality that we will not be living in a world where somewhere his brain (...)

David Bowie, Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

For the proto-punks and New Romantics-in-waiting, David Bowie’s 1972 appearance on Top of the Pops, performing Starman in full Ziggy Stardust regalia,(...)

Released in 1972,  ‘Transformer’ featured Reed’s most successful pop songs, ‘Walk on the Wild Side’, ‘Perfect Day’ and ‘Satellite of Love’.

Velvet Underground Formed in 1964 and largely commercially ignored, they have been long regarded as one of the most important and influential groups o(...)