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The Day David Bowie Became David Bowie on ‘The Man Who Sold the World’

Where does David Bowie begin? Jan. 8, 1947, is a reasonable but wrong assumption; after all, that’s the birth date of David Robert Jones, not David Bowie. We could go for 1962, when, at age 15, he formed the Konrads, or 1964 when he released “Liza Jane.” Maybe 1965 would be the best place to plant the flag. That’s the year that Jones adopted the name “David Bowie” to eliminate confusion with Davy Jones, the diminutive Monkees singer. We can’t forget meeting Lindsay Kemp in 1967, a key influence (perhaps the key influence) in Bowie’s metamorphosis from just another musician into an...

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Iman posted a heartbreaking tribute to David Bowie for their 25th anniversary

Let’s look at the adorable couple throughout the years: We miss David Bowie every day. It’s been nearly a year-and-a-half since the rock god suddenly passed — just three days after the release of his last record, the rightfully acclaimed “Blackstar.” Yesterday, June 6, Iman, Bowie’s widow, made us cry: She posted to her Instagram account a black-and-white photo of the couple, to ring in what would have been their 25thwedding anniversary. Attached to it were the words, “I would walk forever, just to be in your arms again.” Technically, Bowie and Iman were married in April 1992 in Switzerland,...

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David Bowie was UK’s most popular recording artist of 2016 ; UMG Top Label

Bowie’s music was bought and streamed by more people than any other artist, including Adele and Drake, according to the BPI. David Bowie has been named as the most popular recording artist of 2016, beating the multi-million selling likes of Adele and Drake, according to the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Following the shocking news of the music icon’s death, which broke in early January 2016, the official body governing the music industry in Britain reports that 1.6 million Bowie albums were either bought or streamed by British listeners in the 12 months of last year, more than any other...

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Hunky Dory ,Ziggy Stardust and Cracked Actor – Live Los Angeles ’74 to be released on limited edition gold vinyl

Parlophone have announced that three David Bowie albums are to be reissued next month. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars and Hunky Dory will be released on limited edition gold vinyl on June 16 – 45 years to the day since the original launch of Ziggy in 1972. Parlophone report that both albums will “only be available as a strictly limited edition one-off run in ‘bricks and mortar’ stores and their online storefronts – but will not be available from online only retailers.” In addition, Cracked Actor – Live Los Angeles ’74 will...

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  • Eddie paton { Hi, I was wondering if you could help. I was at the 24th gig with my late mum in 1990 and have great memories of the concert. Is there anyway to get a copy of the gig please. Regards Eddie } – Jun 14, 11:53 PM
  • Mike O'Doherty { I assume he only made the Winston Churchill comment that night? If so, that was the night I went - 16 years old, mesmerised by Bowie and only 6 rows from the front. Would love to hear this! } – Jun 10, 1:44 PM
  • matt { my first Bowie concert. it was hilarious when his mic didn't work. would love to relive it } – Jun 08, 1:04 AM
  • marcø { I've bee looking for this bootleg... Can you please send me the downloads links)? Many thanks in Advance!! } – Jun 02, 11:50 PM
  • MONKEYBIRD { Would love to hear this concert } – May 28, 7:20 AM
  • Phillip { I can't imagine where all this is collected. I have one show in MP3 from this tour. No Video of anything. Where can I get some of these shows to watch/listen? } – May 25, 10:41 PM