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Paul Francis Gadd born 8 May ,  known professionally as Gary Glitter , is an English former glam rock singer who achieved success in the s and s, known for his extreme glam image of glitter suits, make-up and platform boots , and his energetic live performances. He sold over 20 million records, had 26 hit singles which spent a total of weeks in the UK Singles Chart ; twelve reaching the Top 10, with three charting at number-one. Formerly one of the best-loved entertainers in British music history,  in Glitter was described by Alexis Petridis of The Guardian as a "public hate figure". Glitter's popularity waned in the late s, followed by a successful comeback as a solo artist again from the s. His song " Another Rock and Roll Christmas " is one of the most played Christmas hits of all time.
Sabine Jacques does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. The song was famously co-written by convicted paedophile Gary Glitter. The choice of this particular song in association with the rebirth of Arthur into the Joker has sparked anger among the wider public.
Gary Glitter , born Paul Francis Gadd , born 8 May in Banbury , Oxfordshire is a British former glam rock singer whose career ended in late s by criminal charges and convictions for child sexual abuse offenses. Glitter recorded a very popular song called "Rock and Roll, Parts 1 and 2", often known as "The Hey Song", which was frequently played at sporting events. His mother was a cleaner who was unmarried and she raised him with the help of her mother and he knew his father and he was hard to control because of his antisocial behaviour along with his brother and he was taken with his brother into local authority care when he was 10 years old. Although a Protestant he went to a Roman Catholic school. He got in trouble at school as a child, he also often ran away and went to London to clubs where his glam rock career started and he started calling himself Paul Raven in when his glam rock career started and then Gary Glitter in which he is known as. He has become infamous after being convicted of possessing child pornography and of child sexual abuse. Glitter has also been investigated for claims of child abuse dating back to the s, connecting to the activities of the deceased child abuser Jimmy Savile.