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Rock Wives


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In the final part of her special investigation of the wives and lovers of rock stars, Miranda Sawyer meets the women who got left at home - or simply left. With contributions from Angie Bowie, Victoria McGowan, Patsy Kensit, Sharon Osborne, Tina Turner, Diana Ross, Rachel Hunter, Helena Christianssen and others. Plus music from Chris de Burgh's Lady in Red, to Phil Collins's anthem If Leaving Me Is Easy, to Marvin Gaye's There My Dear - an album written to raise the money needed to pay alimony to his former wife.


Unknown: Miranda Sawyer
Unknown: Angie Bowie
Unknown: Victoria McGowan
Unknown: Patsy Kensit
Unknown: Sharon Osborne
Unknown: Tina Turner
Unknown: Diana Ross
Unknown: Rachel Hunter
Unknown: Helena Christianssen
Unknown: Phil Collins
Unknown: Marvin Gaye

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