Mick

26th May 1946, Born on this day, English guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, arranger, and producer Mick Ronson. He was a member of The Rats, then worked with David Bowie from 1970, (1972 UK album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars). Also worked with Mott The Hoople, Bob Dylan, and Ian […]

29 April 1993, Guitarist, producer, Mick Ronson died of liver cancer aged 46. Ronson recorded and toured with David Bowie from 1970 to 1973. Released the 1974 solo album 'Slaughter On Tenth Avenue'. Ronson co-produced Lou Reed's album Transformer, also part of Hunter Ronson Band with Ian Hunter. And worked with Morrissey, Slaughter & The […]

Didn’t Mick Jagger once say something to the effect that he didn’t want to be playing Rock and Roll when he was 30, or 40, or was it 50? He, probably like most of us, thought when he was in his early 20’s that 50 was ‘really’ old. Well Mick is still touring with one […]

Happy 75th birthday to Mick Jagger, born on 26th July 1943, vocals, The Rolling Stones, (1969 UK & US No.1 single ‘Honky Tonk Women’, and over 35 UK & US Top 40 singles and albums). Solo (1985 UK No.1 single with David Bowie ‘Dancing In The Street’). 1985 UK No. 6 solo album ‘She’s The […]

If Mick Ronson were still with us, he would have turned 72 years old today. Some of you may not be familiar with him. Mick received his first real fame as David Bowie’s guitarist (The Spiders From Mars). Along with David, Mick worked as a producer on several albums. Here is a quick list of […]

29th April 1993, Guitarist, producer, Mick Ronson died of liver cancer aged 46. Ronson recorded and toured with David Bowie from 1970 to 1973. Released the 1974 solo album ‘Slaughter On Tenth Avenue’. Ronson co-produced Lou Reed’s album Transformer, also part of Hunter Ronson Band with Ian Hunter. And worked with Morrissey, Slaughter & The […]

Mick Abrahams has 75 candles on his birthday cake today. Mick was the original guitarist for Jethro Tull and then formed Blodwyn Pig. He played on the album This Was recorded by Jethro Tull in 1968, but conflicts between Abrahams and Ian Anderson over the musical direction of the band led Abrahams to leave once […]

6th Jan 1973, Carly Simon’s ‘You’re So Vain’, (with Mick Jagger on backing vocals), started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart. In 2015, after keeping quiet for more than 40 years, Carly Simon admitted that ‘You’re So Vain’ was about Warren Beatty, but only one verse of it. Simon said […]


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