The long-awaited Bowie’s Piano Man: The Life Of Mike Garson By Clifford Slapper, is published by Fantom Books in the UK on December 8, 2014.
• First-ever biography of Mike Garson, long-term pianist with David Bowie, who has played on 19 Bowie albums. If you take account of number of live appearances, number of recordings and length of time from first until most recent work with Bowie, then Garson is easily Bowie's most prolific band member.
• Book contains interviews with many fellow Bowie musicians and producers, including Tony Visconti, Earl
Hamish Hamilton’s David Bowie is documentary will be shown in various cinemas across Spain tomorrow (Thursday).
So if you’re a Bowie fan in Spain who has not yet managed to get to the David Bowie is exhibition, get a flavour of what gave the Victoria & Albert Museum their most successful exhibition to date by catching the film on the 27th at one of the many Spanish screenings.
As previously mentioned on these pages, Columbia have created a rather desirable Record Store Day exclusive for this coming Black Friday in North America.
On November 28th participating indie record stores in the US and Canada will be offering Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) backed by ’Tis A Pity She Was A Whore as a limited edition 10" black vinyl single, as pictured here.
Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) is taken from Nothing has changed - The Very Best of David Bowie and it’s in NME’s best fifty tracks of 2014 this week.