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David Bowie: Who Will I Be Now?

Ron Ross, Circus Raves, February 1975

TWO YOUNG black men with Afros and Yes T-shirts gazed at the art-deco murals and shrugged their shoulders. As they awaited the debut of David Bowie's all-new show at New York's Radio City Music Hall, an intense but typical seventies rock mob milled around them. "I expected to see a lot more glitter people," said the one seeming Woodstock refugee to the other.

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