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  • 15 February 2014


    “Hey babe, it's time to say goodbye*”


    Rebel Rebel and Alabama Song are two Bowie 45s which were originally released on this day in 1974 and 1980 respectively.


  • 13 February 2014


    “A new world, new ways ever free”


    Tony Visconti flew into the UK yesterday (Wednesday) to collect The Innovator Award on David Bowie’s behalf at the Music Producers Guild...

  • 11 February 2014


    “Don’t you wonder sometimes”


    Originally a #3 UK hit for Bowie in 1977 when it was released as the first single from the classic Low album, Sound And Vision was unusual in...

  • 8 February 2014


    “Switch on the TV we may pick him up on channel two”


    In the UK 42 years ago this evening, David Bowie was among the people to catch the television debut of an exciting...

  • 5 February 2014


    “A couple of songs from your old scrapbook”


    Hot on the heels of their top 500 albums poll, the latest issue of NME (February 8th) has a cover feature titled: The 500...

  • 30 January 2014


    “Take a look at my life and you’ll see”


    As previously mentioned on these pages and following it’s run at the AGO in Toronto, the V&A’s hugely successful David Bowie...

  • 29 January 2014


    “Pushing through the market square”


    Regular visitors to these pages will know that today is the anniversary of the very first Ziggy Stardust gig, which took the form of a...

  • 25 January 2014


    “Who’d have ever dreamed”


    Flamboyant, guitar-playing, Bowie sidekick, Gerry Leonard (currently on tour with Suzanne Vega) will be probed by curator/musician Tom Wilcox at...