Mick Ronson: More Than Just a Sideman 

Mick Ronson ~ b. May 26, 1946.

It was hard to stand in the spotlight with David Bowie, but guitarist Mick Ronson did so more than admirably. Along the way, he worked with stars including Elton, Lou Reed, even John Mellencamp — and deeply influenced rising artists like Morrissey and Def Leppard. A tribute to his all too short career.

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Mick Ronson: More Than Just a Sideman – CultureSonar

Mick Ronson ~ b. May 26, 1946.

It was hard to stand in the spotlight with David Bowie, but guitarist Mick Ronson did so more than admirably. Along the way, he worked with stars including Elton, Lou Reed, even John Mellencamp — and deeply influenced rising artists like Morrissey and Def Leppard. A tribute to his all-too-short career.

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Mick Ronson: More Than Just a Sideman

Be sure to check out the “Beside Bowie” doc on Hulu. It’s grand.

It was hard to stand in the spotlight with David Bowie, but guitarist Mick Ronson did so more than admirably. Along the way, he worked with stars including Elton, Lou Reed, even John Mellencamp — and deeply influenced rising artists like Morrissey and Def Leppard.

Source: Mick Ronson: More Than Just a Sideman