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Armageddon Hits! Joe Elliott Of Def Leppard Baker's Dozen
Harry Sword , September 5th, 2018 09:27

Roaring rock titan Joe Elliott of Def Leppard - DEF LEPPARD - talks Harry Sword through his guiding audio lights, from Bowie to glam to punk and back.

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Mick Ronson - Play Don't Worry
One of those records that caught me at the right minute. As you know, I was a huge fan of Spiders-era Bowie. I was distraught when they split, but I followed Ronson's solo career. He was a little bit more mainstream; these were stunning songs. Very French, somehow - it had that 'I'm wondering around down the docks in Amsterdam' kind of vibe! It also has the second greatest guitar solo of all time on 'Women' and in between you have these fantastic ballads like 'The Empty Bed', a stunning song. His lead playing on that record is just incredible.


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