Lou Reed, Mott the Hoople, Iggy Pop: their careers were given a major shot when David Bowie stepped in with some timely production help.
Roger C. Reale has a long career performing with the likes of Mick Ronson. A long-overlooked album of those jams has just been released.
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.