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Rock 'N' Roll Part 3? Gary Glitter's future

Alan Clayson, unpublished, 2017

IN 2015, 74-old Gary Glitter began a sixteen-year prison term for crimes that, seemingly, were beyond the prerogative of a rock star's outlaw chic. This was compounded by "form" for similar offences stretching back to 1999, when he was convicted for downloading child pornography. After that, he could have paraded in his silver suit before the world for a thousand years and yet never have erased the memory of what terminated what was, within its limits, a distinguished career. Worse was to come when he served time abroad for having sex with under-age girls.

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