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Gary Glitter Jailed For 16 Years

by Paul Cashmere on February 27, 2015

in News

Disgraced pop star Gary Glitter will spend the next 16 years in jail.

70-year old Paul Gadd (aka Gary Glitter) was charged with four counts of indecent assault, attempted rape and one charge of having sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13.

Gadd appeared in Southwalk Crown Court London on Friday morning. He showed no emotion as his sentence was explained.

The court heard how Glitter had done nothing to repent for his crimes and the judge Alistair McCreath called his offences ‘truly appalling’.

Gary Glitter rose to fame in the 70s. His debut album ‘Glitter’ (1972) reached no 8 in the UK and no 2 in Australia, ‘The follow-up ‘Touch Me’ reached no 2 in Australia and the UK.

Glitter’s debut ‘Rock and Roll Part 1’ was a no 1 single in Australia. His other hits include ‘I Didn’t Know I Loved You (Til I Saw You Rock and Roll) (1972, no 27), ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’ (1973, no 3), ‘Hello Hello I’m Back Again’ (1973, no 6), ‘I’m The Leader of the Gang’ (1973, no 2), ‘I Love You Love Me Love’ (1973, no 2), ‘Remember Me This Way’ (1974, no 31), ‘Always Yours’ (1974, no 11), ‘Oh Yes You’re Beautiful’ (1974, no 10).


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