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David Bowie – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165750795070167

17 Dec 1971, David Bowie released his fourth album Hunky Dory, which was the first to feature all the members of the band that would become known the following year as Ziggy Stardust’s Spiders From Mars. Two singles were released from the album: ‘Changes’ / ‘Andy Warhol’ in January 1972 and ‘Life on Mars’ which […]

Happy 59th birthday to Gail Ann Dorsey, born 20 Nov 1962, American bass guitarist and vocalist. Worked with David Bowie from 1993-96, recorded and toured with Tears for Fears and has also worked with Bryan Ferry, Boy George, Gwen Stefani and Seal. https://youtu.be/-UsuorzL90E David Bowie – Under Pressure – Live – Glastonbury 2000 Read the […]

8 Nov 1975, David Bowie made his US TV debut performing ‘Fame’, on the Cher CBS-TV show. Bowie who was living in New York at the time had written the song with John Lennon during a jamming session. https://youtu.be/9tnRWcEg6i8 David Bowie – Fame – Live on the Cher Show – 1975 – Remastered Read the […]

4 Nov 1970, David Bowie released his third studio album, The Man Who Sold the World in the US – the first with the nucleus of what would become the “Spiders from Mars”, backing band. The album was released in the UK in April the following year. https://youtu.be/SmTy_bweehQ David Bowie – The Man Who Sold […]

31 Oct 1969, David Bowie appeared at a Halloween night at the General Gordon, Gravesend, England. The gig lasted about 15 minutes, after Bowie sang ‘Space Oddity’ to everyone’s delight and then dragged a stool on stage, along with a huge book. He then sat and read poems and was booed off stage. https://youtu.be/iYYRH4apXDo David […]

19 Oct 1973, David Bowie released his seventh album Pin Ups. The album, which features supermodel Twiggy on the front cover, is a collection of cover versions of some of the singer’s favourite songs, including tracks by Pink Floyd, The Pretty Things, The Who, The Yardbirds and The Kinks. https://youtu.be/BMQOlVU-yQU David Bowie – I Can’t […]

23 Sept 1977, David Bowie released ‘Heroes’ as a single. Co-written by Bowie and Brian Eno, the track features King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp and has gone on to become one of Bowie’s signature songs. https://youtu.be/bsYp9q3QNaQ David Bowie – Heroes Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165432679345167

14 Sept 1984, David Bowie won Video of the year for ‘China Girl’ at the first MTV Video awards. The song co-written by David Bowie and Iggy Pop during their years in Berlin, first appeared on Pop’s album The Idiot released in 1977. https://youtu.be/_YC3sTbAPcU David Bowie – China Girl (Official Video) Read the full article […]

9 Sept 1977, David Bowie appeared on Marc Bolan’s ITV show, Marc, singing ‘Heroes’ as well as a duet with Bolan, ‘Standing Next To You’, which was prematurely terminated when Bolan fell from the stage, much to Bowie’s amusement. After the show the pair recorded demos together which were never finished because Bolan was killed […]


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