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rock’s biggest stars are sending their memorabilia out on world Tours

David Bowie died in 2016, but he is still on tour, selling out shows around the world. An exhibition of audio, video, costumes, and a remarkable trove of personal mementos from the archives of the late-musician’s career, assembled under the title David Bowie Is landed in the late-musicians’ adopted hometown of New York this past weekend, at the Brooklyn Museum. Running through July 15, the exhibition is the last stop on a five year world tour that began at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London in 2012, and has included stops in ten cities across five continents. While...

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David Bowie ‘struggled for years’ to tell the story of Ziggy Stardust guitarist Mick Ronson

A British filmmaker is hoping a new documentary on the life of late guitarist Mick Ronson will shed light on the artist who helped David Bowie achieve superstardom. A British filmmaker is hoping a new documentary on the life of late guitarist Mick Ronson will shed light on the seemingly forgotten artist who helped David Bowie achieve superstardom. Ronson died of liver cancer at age 46 in 1993. Bowie, who would later succumb to the same illness in 2016 at age 69, provided voice-over commentary on the life of his beloved collaborator and sidekick before his passing, which can...

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Released 42 years ago: How David Bowie Arrived at the Addled Splendor of Station to Station

Released 42 years ago this week, the album conjured the Thin White Duke from an Aryan alter-ego, cocaine, a mental breakdown, and a desperate search for meaning. David Bowie’s grandest masterpiece, Station to Station, was released 42 years ago this week, its creation fueled by “astronomic” cocaine, peppers and milk, an Aryan zombie alter-ego, a mental breakdown with a Hollywood backdrop, the Kabbalah, and finally a desperate search for love and meaning amid profound spiritual confusion. It’s also a sonic masterpiece on a level unattempted before or since, having been variously described as the merger of “Lou Reed, disco and...

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Station to Station: David Bowie’s 25 best Collaborations

Last week marked two years since the death of David Bowie. Today, we turn to some of his key collaborative moments. Throughout his career David Bowie was constantly reinventing himself, magpie-picking and absorbing the shiny trinkets of influence and reworking them into his very own sound, look and orbit reassembling it all into a brand new way forward in his own image. ‘Bowie is at the centre of the musical world’ uttered one critic, and when you look at the list of artists, producers and musicians he worked with over fifty plus years it’s hard to argue. A shapeshifting...

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Breaking News :David Bowie Let’s Dance demo released on his birthday

 Today (2018-01-08 red.) would have been David Bowie’s 71st birthday, and to celebrate, Parlophone is unearthing a previously unreleased demo of his 1983 hit “Let’s Dance.” Recorded in Montreux, Switzerland in 1982 by a makeshift band including Nile Rodgers, Turkish-born guitarist Erdal Kizilcay, and an unidentified local guitarist and drummer, the track has been mixed and mastered for the first time for this release by Rodgers and Russell Graham. Speaking of those early Let’s Dance sessions, Rodgers says:   I’ve been blessed with a wonderful career but my creative partnership with David Bowie ranks very very very high...

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  • Robert flinterman { Could I get a link or so where to get the files? } – Apr 22, 5:48 AM
  • Steve NORTH { Please add to Live Recordings: 18 October 1995 Phoenix, Arizona,Desert Sky Pavilion and 21 October 1995 Mountain View, California,Shoreline Amphitheatre and 31 October 1995 Hollywood,CA, Hollywood Palladium Multi-camera live recording of each show by Directed by Jim Gable and Producer Ned Doyle or Graying & Balding, Inc. } – Apr 15, 5:05 PM
  • Christian Braun { Im searching the LP, maybe everyone can help me. Best Regards Chris Braun } – Apr 15, 10:17 AM
  • David { I was at this concert, how does one get to hear the tape? } – Apr 14, 8:20 PM
  • Tara Young { Diedrich, I was at this show in 1997 and have never heard the recording of it. Could you please send me a download link? Thank you! } – Apr 05, 3:37 PM
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