Posts tagged "Mick Ronson"

Today in Music History: Mick Ronson

On this date eighteen years ago, Bowie guitarist/producer and Mott the Hoople arranger/member Mick Ronson dies of liver cancer at age forty-six.  He also worked with artists as diverse as David Johansen, Mellencamp, Lou Reed, Dylan, and Morrissey.  Here is something live from his stint in the Spiders from Mars:      

Song Of The Day - "Andy's Chest" by Lou Reed

Song Of The Day – “Andy’s Chest” by Lou Reed from the 1972 album “Transformer” From the album that gave us classics like “Perfect Day,” “Viscous” and, of course, “Walk On The Wild Side,” comes the song “Andy Chest.” Back in ’72, Reed’s career was in question…yes, he had one of the most influential bands... Read more »
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