Tag Archives: Mick Ronson

1975 – Space Ritual – Hawkwind

Another strange year with another explosion of musical activity, reaching out in all directions. I bought “Fish Rising” by Steve Hillage and just for a while, I toyed with the idea of going fishing again – something I’d not done … Continue reading

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1973 – Aladdin Sane – David Bowie

“Who’s playing that bloody piano?!” This was the year the alien landed, Bowie came to ground. He still occasionally sang about driving a module and sleeping in capsules but it was obvious he was a real human being with cigarette-stained … Continue reading

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1972 – Ride A White Swan – T.Rex

Even with a new two pence coin balanced on the cartridge, and even though it may have been “electronically enhanced for stereo effect”, I could never manage to play “One Inch Rock” without it jumping all over the place! It … Continue reading

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1972 – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars – David Bowie

Top Of The Pops on a Thursday night had, by this time, become pretty much essential viewing for my brother and I. He didn’t really like all the glam-rock type of stuff and thought it was too ‘poppy’, but he … Continue reading

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