Real name was Paul Gadd. Gary Glitter was at the forefront of the glitter rock phenomenon of the 70's, recording a string of hits including "Rock And Roll (Pts 1 & 2)", "Do You Wanna Touch Me?" and "Always Yours". Beset by legal woes in the 90's, he has all but faded from the spotlight.
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