Mick Ronson

Birth name: Michael Ronson
Also known as: Ronno
Born: 26 May 1946
Kingston upon Hull
East Riding of Yorkshire
Died: 29 April 1993
London, England
Genres: Rock, glam rock, hard rock
Instruments: Guitar, vocals, piano, bass, drums, harmonica, clavinet, synthesizer, recorder, violin, harmonium
Years active: 1966–1993
Labels: RCA, Epic, Mercury, Virgin, Rykodisk, Vertigo Records
Associated acts: David Bowie, Michael Chapman, Ian Hunter, Lou Reed, Bob Dylan, Rolling Thunder Revue, Morrissey, Mott the Hoople, Elton John, Van Morrison, Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson


Notable instruments

  • Gibson Les Paul



Michael “Mick” Ronson (26 May 1946 – 29 April 1993) was an English guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and producer. He is best known for his work with David Bowie, as one of The Spiders from Mars. Ronson was a busy session musician who recorded with artists as diverse as Bowie and Morrissey, as well as engagements as a sideman in touring bands with performers such as Van Morrison.

He also recorded several solo albums, the most notable example of which was Slaughter on 10th Avenue, which reached #9 on the UK Albums Chart.Ronson played with various bands after his time with Bowie. He was named the 64th greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone. more at Wikipedia…