David Bowie – A Space Oddity | This Day In Music

Written by on March 6, 2019

6th March 1970 David Bowie released the single 'The Prettiest Star' in the UK as a follow-up single to 'Space Oddity'. The track featured Marc Bolan on guitar, with whom Bowie would spend the next few years as a rival for the crown of the king of glam rock. Despite receiving good reviews, the single reportedly sold fewer than 800 copies, a major disappointment on the back of the success of 'Space Oddity'. More on David Bowie here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/lin…/david-bowie-space-oddity/

David Bowie – A Space Oddity | This Day In Music

On 20th June 1969, David Bowie recorded 'Space Oddity' at Trident Studios London. The track went on to become a UK No.1 when re-released in 1975. Written about the launch of Major Tom, a fictional


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