8th June 1974, David Bowie started a four-week run at the top of the UK charts w…

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8th June 1974, David Bowie started a four-week run at the top of the UK charts with his third No.1 album ‘Diamond Dogs’. The cover art features Bowie as a striking half-man, half-dog grotesque painted by Belgian artist Guy Peellaert. It was controversial as the full painting clearly showed the hybrid’s genitalia. Very few copies of this original cover made their way into circulation at the time of the album’s release. See our David Bowie facts page: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/david_bowie_facts




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