Although now known as a solo artist, Bryan Ferry, born in Washington, Country Durham, sprang to prominence as the lead vocalist of the glam-rock band 'Roxy Music'.
The band achieved 3 number 1 albums and 10 Top Ten singles between 1972 and 1982.
After becoming a solo artist in 1973 he has recorded many more hit singles and albums.
In total he has recorded over 30 million albums worldwide.
Bryan has also appeared as an actor in several films including Neil Jordan's 2005 film "Breakfast on Pluto".
This image of Bryan during his 'Roxy Music' era was taken at the Greyhound Hotel in Croydon, South London on 19th November 1972.