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Marc Bolan

Bowie and Bolan. It was complicated. Bolan was complicated! A Rolls Royce owner who couldn’t drive. A dyslexic who never read the books which inspired his early hippie lyrics. (Instead, his wife read the books to him.) A man who … Continue reading

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All The Young Dudes

David Bowie gave away one of his greatest songs to another band! The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame described ‘All The Young Dudes’ as one of the “500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll”. ‘All The Young Dudes’ became … Continue reading

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David Bowie Mick Jagger Dancing In The Street

The campest video ever! In 1985, David Bowie and Mick Jagger dueted on a hastily recorded version of ‘Dancing In The Street’, the 1964 Motown classic co-written by Marvin Gaye. The Bowie/Jagger version was recorded to benefit the Live Aid … Continue reading

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David Bowie Starman

David Bowie on Top of the Pops: “Let All The Children Boogie” At 7:25 pm on July 6, 1972, over a quarter of the British population watched David Bowie sing ‘Starman’ on TV. Here was a man with make up – … Continue reading

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David Bowie Labyrinth

For some, David Bowie’s most vivid persona is not Ziggy Stardust or The Thin White Duke, but Jareth the Goblin King, star of the movie Labyrinth, which hit theatres on 27 June 1986. Is that the weirdest thing about Labyrinth? Or … Continue reading

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