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Knock On Wood is next 40th Anniversary Picture Disc

on June 11, 2014

 

“You got me spinning, baby”

 

September 22nd sees the release of another very special limited DAVID BOWIE 7" picture disc release, the 40th anniversary edition of 'KNOCK ON WOOD (LIVE) / ROCK 'N' ROLL WITH ME (LIVE)'

Originally released in Autumn 1974 and taken from DAVID LIVE, these two 2005 mixes by Tony Visconti are making their vinyl debut. The original DAVID LIVE single mix of KNOCK ON WOOD was a UK top 10, however the US went with ROCK 'N' ROLL WITH ME also from DAVID LIVE in response to Donovan’s recent cover version there.

 

DAVID BOWIE - KNOCK ON WOOD (LIVE) / ROCK 'N' ROLL WITH ME

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Happy Birthday Heathen

on June 11, 2014

 

“But I I I and my heathen heart”

 

David Bowie’s Heathen album was released on this day in 2002. (June 11 US/June 10 UK)

The advertising campaign utilised the legend: CLASSIC DAVID BOWIE CIRCA 2002.

Remind yourself of just how accurate that statement is here.

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PopUp Chorus tackles Let’s Dance

on June 10, 2014

 

“It was ragged and naïve, It was Heaven”

 

The headline says it, but here’s a bit of background from the folks at PopUp Chorus℠.

 

Recorded on Monday, June 2, 2014 at DSI Comedy Theatre in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. At each PopUp Chorus℠ event, we invite everybody and their brother to come out and sing two themed songs. Friends and strangers show up to join this random gathering we call PopUp Chorus℠. There's no audition, no weekly commitment and no prior experience necessary to participate. Each song is rehearsed for about 45 minutes before we film and record.

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Bowie Special on Channel Radio at 1:00 GMT today

on June 07, 2014

 

“And me I’m on a radio show”

 

Author, radio presenter and non-stop go-go dancer, Kevin Cann, has been in touch with details of a four hour Bowie Special on Channel Radio today.

The broadcast marks Bowie’s fifty years as a recording artist and we asked Kevin what we can expect from the celebration.

 

“Realising that we had an important DB commemorative date fast approaching and as George Underwood was very much part of that historical release, I ran the idea of an interview about it all past him a couple of weeks ago.

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Happy 22nd Anniversary to David and Iman

on June 06, 2014

 

"I believe in magic, Angel for life"

 

Today is the twenty second anniversary of David and Iman’s official church wedding at Saint James Episcopal Church, in Florence, Italy in 1992.

They had already married in a civil ceremony in Lausanne, Switzerland on April 24, with just two witnesses present and no guests.

The wedding in Florence was an altogether different affair with an invited guest list of family and friends and hundreds of curious well-wishers outside the church.

For the bride’s entrance, the couple chose a beautiful Bulgarian folk song called Kalimankou Denkou (The Evening

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