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Ricky Gardiner 1948/2022
It is with deep sadness that we annouce the passing of Ricky Gardiner Guitarist Songwriter/ Composer.
Ricky passed away in his sleep ealry in the morning of Friday the 13th of May. He had been suffering from Parkinson PSP for the last 12 years of his life.
We thank you for privacy at this time and welcome donations to https://pspassociation.org.uk to help to raise awareness of this rare condition.
Love and Light
Virginia and all the Gardiner family
Listen to Ricky’s last work ‘Songs For The Electric’ here: https://www.beggarsopera.co.uk
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An evocative and experimental soundscape for electric guitar, Yamaha CX5 and tape, recorded in 1985. Listen to Ricky Gardiner’s signature melodic dreamscape and atmospheric intensity. Running Time : 16.50 Performed and composed by Ricky Gardiner RGS 9476
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Songs for The Electric Ricky Gardiner Solo Guitar
This footage from #beatclub #bremen 1971 has suddenly come to light.
Rare TV performance of Time Machine from Beggars Opera Act One with #rickygardiner #alanpark #gordonsellar #martingriffiths #raymondwilson #virginiascott #MK2mellotron
Virginia Scott’s Back Stage Pass for the Idiot Tour Rainbow Performance.
Iggy Pop, David Bowie at the keyboard and Ricky Gardiner Idiot Tour 1977
Photos: Virginia Scott Nikormat/ Kodachrome.
The Passenger Instrumental from the Beggars Opera archives.
The Passenger:Iggy Pop/ Ricky Gardiner
Guitars: Ricky Gardiner
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Ricky Gardiner old passport image from the seventies .
Rip Roy Young Pianist on the David Bowie Low album.