“Oh, look out you rock 'n rollers”
On January 7th 1972, the day before David Bowie's 25th birthday, RCA in the UK issued their first ever David Bowie single in the shape of Changes/Andy Warhol. (North America got it the month before)
The track was the first to be lifted from Hunky Dory, an album these days considered by most (with a full set of working ears), to be one of the very best of all time.
However, despite being a Tony Blackburn Record Of The Week on BBC Radio 1 (a big deal back then), neither album nor single worried the UK charts upon release.
Viewed from today’s perspective,