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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

the flood

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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 
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Ricky Gardiner 1993 Photo Virginia A Scott

The Revox

The Flood Vintage cover Virginia Scott
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Ricky Idiot tour

iggy wild and strong
Iggy Pop David Bowie at the keyboatd Idiot Tour 1977

Iggy Pop 77
Iggy Pop Tony Sales Ricky Gardiner and David Bowie

The Idiot tour 1977
Ricky Gardiner behind Tony Sales and David Bowie on keys

Iggy Pop, David Bowie at the keyboard and Ricky Gardiner Idiot Tour 1977

Photos: Virginia Scott Nikormat/ Kodachrome.

David Bowie Low Sessions 1976

David Bowie Low sessions at the Chateau d’Herouville 1976, featuring all the band and Tony Visconti and Brain Eno, kids and crew.

Behind the scenes photos by Ricky Gardiner’s Nikkormat camera and Kodachrome film.

Music: Night/ Songs for the Electric Ricky Gardiner and Virginia Scott