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Tony Visconti: Behind Bolan And Bowie

Ray Fox-Cumming, Disc, 28 September 1974

THIS IS a story of Marc Bolan and David Bowie – compared and contrasted. Bolan, the complete professional, who lost out through believing himself above criticism; Bowie the work-shy lazybones who dithered for years before work topped his list of priorities. Bowie the man who produced epic five part songs, Bolan the man who split one song to make three. Here they are seen through the eyes of a man who has worked with both for ages – Tony Visconti.

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