Iggy Pop and David Bowie guitarist Ricky Gardiner dies aged 73

by GuitarDomain

Scottish guitarist Ricky Gardiner, best known for his work with Iggy Pop and David Bowie during their Berlin-era records – Lust For Life and Low, respectively – has died at the age of 73.

Gardiner was born in Edinburgh in 1948, before his first major band, a progressive rock act named Beggars Opera, signed to Vertigo in 1970. They toured Europe throughout the early part of the decade, recording six albums in the process.

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