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Duffy/Bowie exclusive signed book and print offer

on November 12, 2014

 

“Bow wow, woof woof“

 

As we mentioned previously, the Duffy Archive has made a generous offer to users of DavidBowie.com.

If you’ve not yet had a chance to see the remarkable Duffy/Bowie - Five Sessions book by Kevin Cann and Chris Duffy, then frankly, you’re missing out.

This fine publication is filled with wonderful recollections from the people who were present during the making of these iconic Brian Duffy images.

Five Sessions provides fascinating insights into the three album sleeve collaborations for Aladdin Sane (1973), Lodger (1979)  and Scary Monsters (1980). It also features

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Duffy/Bowie poster pull-out and book offer in NME

on November 11, 2014

 

“Ain’t that poster love?“

 

The new issue of NME (Out Nov 12, issue dated Nov 15) has a full four pages of classic Duffy/Bowie photographs in celebration of the quite beautiful Duffy/Bowie - Five Sessions book by Kevin Cann & Chris Duffy.

They also have details of an offer for the book within their pages, but you’ll have to buy the magazine for more details of that.

Meanwhile, stay tuned for a generous offer from the Duffy Archive for Bowie Fans.

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’Tis A Pity iTunes link and 6 Music premiere

on November 10, 2014

 

“Hold your mad hands”

 

Many thanks to Shaun Keaveny and BBC Radio 6 Music for premiering ’Tis A Pity She Was A Whore in the UK this morning, and for the much appreciated continued support of David Bowie. Indeed, Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) has been on the 6 Music 'A' Playlist for the past month. 

Shaun’s co-presenter, Matt Everitt, created a new possibility when he unintentionally misquoted Bowie thus: “If Vorticists wrote Roxy Music it might have sounded like this”! He was quick to correct Roxy to Rock. Describing the track as “brilliant”, Matt also explained to Shaun exactly what a

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’Tis A Pity She Was A Whore available now

on November 09, 2014

 

“’tis my face I suppose”

 

’Tis A Pity She Was A Whore is available now as a digital download from your preferred digital emporium.

Officially released in the UK on November 10th, the track will be made available in the US the following day.

For those of you that would rather taste before you buy, don't forget that BBC Radio 6 Music has the worldwide radio premiere of the track on the Shaun Keaveny show on Monday morning (Monday the 10th) from 7:00am UK time.

Meanwhile, we’ll leave you with the official blurb that sheds light on the inspiration for that title.

 

DAVID BOWIE ‘TIS A PITY SHE

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Bowie records Dutch TV debut 47 years ago today

on November 08, 2014

 

“Little me is waiting”

 

On this day in 1967 David Bowie recorded his first Dutch TV appearance for a show called Fan Club.

He performed the song Love You Till Tuesday, which had been released as a single in The Netherlands the previous month.

Bowie is pictured here relaxing on the set of the show and there are other shots of him with John Walker who had recorded a solo spot for Fan Club following the split of The Walker Brothers.

The show was broadcast later that month, but sadly it's another of Bowie’s TV performances that seems to have been lost forever...unless you know differently?

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