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Gary Glitter

Roy Plomley's castaway is singer Gary Glitter.

Roy Plomley's castaway is singer Gary Glitter.

Gary Glitter (born Paul Francis Gadd on 8 May 1944) is an English former glam rock singer-songwriter and musician.

Glitter first came to prominence in the glam rock era of the early 1970s. He had a long solo UK chart run during the 1970s, with several hits including "Rock and Roll parts 1 & 2", "I Love You Love Me Love", "I'm the Leader of the Gang (I Am)" and "Hello, Hello, I'm Back Again".

In the late 1990s, Glitter returned to public attention due to his conviction for possession of child pornography in the United Kingdom, and subsequent conviction in Vietnam for committing obscene acts with minors.

[Information from bbc.co.uk/music and Wikipedia]

Favourite track: All Shook Up by Elvis Presley
Book: Times Concise Atlas
Luxury: Elastoplast

40 minutes

Music Played

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  • Glenn Miller

    In The Mood

  • John Lennon & Yoko Ono

    (Just Like) Starting Over

  • Ray Charles

    Busted

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Concerto in D Major

    Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Otto Klemperer

  • Marlene Dietrich

    Falling In Love Again

  • Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick

    Bona Artists

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Elvis Presley - All Shook Up

  • Gary Glitter

    Rock and Roll, I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life

  • Book Choice

    • Times Concise Atlas

  • Luxury Choice

    • Elastoplast

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Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Gary Glitter

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