Suzi Quatro Unzipped

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A celebration of Suzi's 50 years as a rocker20141230

A celebration of Suzi's 50 years as a rocker20141230

A celebration of Suzi's 50 years as a rocker.

A celebration of Suzi's 50 years as a rocker20141230

A celebration of Suzi's 50 years as a rocker.

012007121420100212

Suzi Quatro brings her revealing and entertaining autobiography, Unzipped, to Radio 2. It tells the story of Little Susie from Detroit, who transformed herself into Suzi Quatro, rock star and 1970s icon.

1/6. Little Susie from Detroit is bowled over by Elvis Presley on the Ed Sullivan show and music becomes her passion. Then, in the early 60s, she sees The Beatles on the same show, and immediately forms a band with her sisters. With her Fender Precision bass, it's the start of an illustrious career.

022007122120100219

Suzi faces a dilemma as she is offered two contracts - one to be the new Janis Joplin in New York and one to be the first Suzi Quatro in London. The call of legendary producer Mickie Most proves too much, to the dismay of her family in Detroit.

032007122820100226

Suzi Quatro brings her revealing and entertaining autobiography, Unzipped, to Radio 2. It tells the story of Little Susie from Detroit, who transformed herself into Suzi Quatro, rock star and 1970s icon.

3/6. Life in London proves to be much tougher than expected for the young Suzi. She's lonely, depressed and the expected success is eluding her. Then she meets the guitarist who will become her husband, but her producer is not particularly impressed.

042008010420100305

Suzi Quatro brings her revealing and entertaining autobiography, Unzipped, to Radio 2. It tells the story of Little Susie from Detroit, who transformed herself into Suzi Quatro, rock star and 1970s icon.

4/6. After all the hard work, it all comes together as Can the Can hits the number one spot with record sales. Hit after hit follows, including 48 Crash, Daytona Demon, Too Big and Devil Gate Drive.

052008011120100312

Touring begins to take its toll, and Suzi hits a rocky patch personally and professionally. But the good news is that her acting career takes off as she lands a part in the iconic TV series Happy Days as the female foil to The Fonz. She gets married and has kids, but finds herself living in TV game show land.

06 LAST2008011820100319

In the final instalment, Suzi's career takes an unexpected turn when she lands the lead in the West End revival of Annie Get Your Gun. Brilliant though this is, the show is hit by the falling numbers of US tourists.

Privately, Suzi's marriage to Len is breaking up and her mother falls ill. But this difficult period produces a series of new, more personal songs and by 2007 she's back on the road with an exciting new album. Suzi is happy - and looking ahead!

Suzi's career takes an unexpected turn when she lands the lead in the West End revival of Annie Get Your Gun. But the show is hit by the falling numbers of US tourists. Her marriage to Len is breaking up, and her mother falls ill. But this difficult period produces a series of new, more personal songs and by 2007 she's back on the road with an exciting new album.