10th May 1970, David Bowie was awarded an Ivor Novello Award for Best Original S…

Written by on May 20, 2018


10th May 1970, David Bowie was awarded an Ivor Novello Award for Best Original Song ‘Space Oddity’ which he performed that night accompanied by the Les Reed Orchestra. The event was transmitted live via satellite to venues in America, France, Spain, Australia, Holland and Venezuela. Bowie would later revisit his Major Tom character in the songs ‘Ashes to Ashes’, ‘Hallo Spaceboy’ and ‘Blackstar’. More on Space Oddity: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/space_oddity




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