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Friends pay tribute to Dennis Davis

on April 07, 2016

 

“I like the beat of your drum”

 

Friends and associates of Dennis Davis have posted tributes on Facebook with the sad news that the drummer has succumbed to his battle with cancer.

Dennis played drums and percussion with the Bowie band from Young Americans through to Scary Monsters, including the 1976 and 1978 Bowie world tours.

There is much recorded evidence of his brilliance, not least of all his contribution to Look Back In Anger from the 1979 album, Lodger.

Dennis is pictured here guesting with Bowie during an encore of Let’s Dance at a special BowieNet show at the Roseland Ballroom,

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DAVID BOWIE is Tokyo dates announced

on April 06, 2016

 

“I’m under Japanese influence”

 

In this final week of the V&A’s DAVID BOWIE is at the Groninger Museum in the Netherlands, the dates for the exhibition’s stint in Japan have been announced.

DAVID BOWIE is will open in Tokyo on January 8th 2017 and will run through till April 9th 2017 at the Warehouse TERRADA G1 Building.

 

Keep reading for the official press release...

 

#BOWIEisJP  #DavidBowieIs  #BowieTokyo  #ボウイ展

 

 

Exhibition title: DAVID BOWIE is

Period: Sunday 8 January, 2017 – Sunday 9 April, 2017

Venue: Warehouse TERRADA G1 Building

               2-6-10 Higashi-Shinagawa,

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Bowie dominates 2016 Official Albums Chart

on April 06, 2016

 

“Wham bam, thank you fans”

 

David Bowie has dominated the UK’s Official Albums Chart for the first quarter of 2016, with six albums in the Top 40, three of which are in the Top 10.

 

TOP FORTY ALBUMS OF 2016 SO FAR

 

02 - BLACKSTAR - RCA

04 - BEST OF BOWIE - PARLOPHONE

10 - NOTHING HAS CHANGED - THE VERY BEST OF DAVID BOWIE - PARLOPHONE

22 - HUNKY DORY - PARLOPHONE

24 - THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST - PARLOPHONE

38 - ALADDIN SANE - PARLOPHONE

 

Thanks to all of you for flying the Bowie flag so high.

Read the full article online here.

 

#Blackstar  #imablackstar  #BlackstarAlbum 

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See Barnbrook’s ICGEA Animated Visual

on April 06, 2016

 

“That’s the message that I sent”

 

“I Can’t Give Everything Away” - Animated Visual Directed By Jonathan Barnbrook

From the International #1 Album ★

 

“a blunt honesty at the finish… ‘This is all I ever meant/That’s the message that I sent,’ Bowie sings... clear, elegant and emphatic”—ROLLING STONE

 

An animated visual interpretation of “I Can’t Give Everything Away” from David Bowie’s ★ (ISO/Columbia) created by the album's designer Jonathan Barnbrook has been unveiled here.

 

Currently impacting radio worldwide and playlisted at BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music, Absolute and Radio X in the UK, “I

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Mike Garson’s DB Deep Cut Of The Day

on March 30, 2016

 

“As surely as our love is bright”   

 

What to say about Mike Garson that Clifford Slapper hasn’t already said in his excellent Bowie’s Piano Man: The Life of Mike Garson.

The longest-serving member of the David Bowie band in many of its various incarnations, Mike was also singled out on many occasions to perform with Bowie as a duo for a fair few memorable one offs.

Mike has chosen one such performance for this instalment of DB Deep Cut Of The Day.

It’s a heartbreakingly emotional rendition of My Death from September 18th 1995. The occasion was a benefit for The Joseph Papp Public Theater,

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