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Bryan Ferry is awarded CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Roxy Music frontman, Bryan Ferry, has been recognised for his contribution to music in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, being awarded a CBE.

According to BBC News, Ferry said:  "I would like to thank those who have given me the award, and all the musicians and others behind the scenes who have helped me throughout my career."

Durham born Ferry, 65, has had a music career spanning forty years and is best known for hits such as Love is the Drug, Slave To Love and Jealous Guy.

Ferry is currently touring his latest solo album, Olympia.

Watch Bryan Ferry talk to Jools Holland on BBC2's 'Later Live ... With Jools Holland' below:


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