David Bowie The Jean Genie – Hang On To Yourself (1972) estimated value € 18,00

David Bowie The Jean Genie - Hang On To Yourself (1972) estimated value € 18,00

“The Jean Genie” is a song by English singer-songwriter David Bowie, originally released in November 1972 as the lead single to his 1973 album Aladdin Sane. Co-produced by Ken Scott, Bowie recorded it with his backing band the Spiders from Mars − comprising Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder and Mick Woodmansey. According to Bowie, it was “a smorgasbord of imagined Americana”, with a protagonist inspired by Iggy Pop, and the title being an allusion to author Jean Genet. One of Bowie’s most famous tracks, it was promoted with a film clip featuring Andy Warhol associate Cyrinda Foxe and peaked at No. 2 on the UK Singles Chart.

Tracklist
side A. The Jean Genie = El Genio 3:59
Producer – David Bowie

side B. Hang On To Yourself = Contrólate 3:35
Producer – David Bowie, Ken Scott

Description
Label: RCA Records – SGA 3-10825
Format: Vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: Spain
Released: 24 November 1972

Media Condition: Very Good (G)
Sleeve Condition: Good (G)
ring wear: No
All three seams looking perfect: No (bottom side damage)
Picture sleeve looks near mint: No
creases or folds: NO
stamps or writing: Yes ,writing (right bottom front)

Notes
A side label: producción: David Bowie for MainMan, A MainMan productión
B side label: Producción: Ken Scott y David Bowie para Gem Production

On the backcover the publishers are different: Vaudeville Music Ltd. for A side and Tantric Music for B side which probably is a left over from the original release David Bowie – The Jean Genie = El Genio.

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