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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
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.
The Passenger Instrumental from the Beggars Opera archives.
The Passenger:Iggy Pop/ Ricky Gardiner
Guitars: Ricky Gardiner
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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
In 1971 Beggars Opera spent 2 weeks in Fraserburgh rehearsing their set with the mellotron and preparing for the recording of Waters of Change at a remote farmhouse. Here are some images digitised from Colin MacFarlane’s original photographs of the people we met there at that time including band members :
Sad to hear of the passing of this generous artist.
image: Virginia Aurora Scott 1977
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