Watch David Bowie react as his 1970 Space Oddity award performance is sabotaged by an orchestra

By Tom Poak ( Classic Rock ) It’s the 10th May, 1970, and David Bowie’s moment of triumph is about to go wrong…   (Image credit: BBC/YouTube)   On 10th May 1970, David Bowie won an Ivor Novello Award for his song Space Oddity. Collecting the award at The Talk Of The Town in London, he performed the song for a live … Read more

Back in time: David Bowie stars in the new-look Uncut (2016)

Also featuring Margo Price, David Crosby, Lou Reed, Devendra Banhart, Alan Vega, The Turtles, psychedelic tailors, 139 reviews and much more… By John Mulvey 19th August 2016 “Don’t fuck with the formula!” In his new autobiography, Mike Love denies having said those notorious words to Brian Wilson, as his cousin struggled to make sense of Smile. Ever since … Read more

David Bowie abandoned covering Bruce Springsteen after meeting him

Producer Tony Visconti recalls tense meeting between the pair By John Earls David Bowie abandoned work on a cover of a Bruce Springsteen song after playing his cover version to the singer, Bowie’s producer has revealed. Tony Visconti revealed that Bowie planned to cover Springsteen’s song ‘It’s Hard To Be A Saint In The City’ … Read more