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Tyrannosaurus Rex: Marc Bolan: The Man Behind Tyrannosaurus Rex

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 25 May 1968

AGE AND world wearyness are the enemies of pop. Marc Bolan has youth and enthusiasm. His are the qualities which must be the saviours of ...

David Bowie: 'Space Oddity'

Review by Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, 10 July 1969


David Bowie: 'Space Oddity' (Philips)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 12 July 1969

DAVID IS A talented young man who has written many fine songs and now concentrates on mime shows. ...

David Bowie

Report and Interview by Penny Valentine, Disc, 11 October 1969

DAVID BOWIE IS 22 years old, thin, with a halo of fair hair, a delicately soft face and two cold eyes. One is pale kitten ...

David Bowie Says Most Things The Long Way Round!

Interview by Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, 25 October 1969

ON HEARING a new LP called David Bowie, someone remarked: 'Well it's very nice, but do you think he's a lasting talent?' ...

David Bowie Hopes To Take Over A Road...!

Interview by Tony Norman, Top Pops, 25 October 1969

DAVID BOWIE is a quietly spoken young man. His hair curls around his head and his eyes are warm. In his face, his smile, you ...

Humble Pie: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 1 November 1969

HUMBLE PIE presented a quietly attractive show at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, last week. There was no flash showmanship or star presentation. The atmosphere was ...

David Bowie

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 15 November 1969

FANS OF DAVID Bowie have for years been expecting him to make some proper impact on the music scene. If a reasonable position in the ...

David Bowie: Bowie, Music And Life

Interview by Penny Valentine, Sounds, 1970

DAVID BOWIE has never been a conventional anything. Certainly he is no run of the mill product of the music business, something rather that was ...

The Strawbs

Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, May 1970

ONE OF OUR most original groups that has not yet achieved the recognition it deserves is the Strawbs. They stand out instant by being an ...

David Bowie: The Man Who Sold The World

Review by John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, 18 February 1971

"Some say the view is crazy/But you may adopt another point of view. So if it's much too hazy/You can leave my friend and me ...

David Bowie: The Man Who Sold the World (Mercury)

Review by Colman Andrews, Phonograph Record, March 1971

THE MAN Who Sold the World is a vaguely-sophomoric, vaguely-mystical, thoroughly logical extension of the Music Hall tradition in British pop music. This is a ...

David Bowie: Pantomime Rock?

Report and Interview by John Mendelssohn, Rolling Stone, 1 April 1971

LOS ANGELES: In his floral-patterned velvet midi-gown and cosmetically enhanced eyes, in his fine chest-length blonde hair and mod nutty engineer’s cap that he bought ...

John Cale, Velvet Underground, The: John Cale: Welsh Underground

Profile and Interview by Geoffrey Cannon, Guardian, The, 12 April 1971

Author's note, 2018. The Velvet Underground and Nico and to a lesser extent White Light/White Heat are the albums that above all others up to ...

David Bowie

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 17 April 1971

SO THERE WAS this geezer dressed up in ladies' clothes and I fought "Cor blimey;" I fought. But it turned out, he was quite a ...

David Bowie: Contemporary Songwriters: David Bowie

Profile by Penny Valentine, Sounds, 1 May 1971

THE WORK of songwriters is conditioned by many things. Their environment, their childhood, their brushes with love, their hopes and dreams, their disillusionment. And they ...

David Bowie: Profile: David Bowie

Profile and Interview by Steve Turner, Beat Instrumental, July 1971

David Bowie doesn't give interviews. 'I don't feel that anything I could say would be worth quoting,' he says by way of explanation. However, he ...

David Bowie: The Space Oddity Comes Down To Earth

Interview by James Johnson, New Musical Express, 14 August 1971

AT ONE TIME singer/songwriter David Bowie used to write songs because, "I truly believed we songwriters were going to change the face of the world." ...

Wayne County & The Electric Chairs, New York Dolls: They Simper At Times: New York Dolls, Wayne County: The Mercer Arts Center, New York City

Live Review by Miles, New York Dolls/Glam Rock, 1972

"It’s a fact that LA soft rock has been stomped on by glittering lurid day-glo platform shoes worn by a female impersonating, posturing hard-rock singer... ...

David Bowie: The Darling of the Avant Garde

Profile and Interview by Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, January 1972

IS THIS FRAIL-LOOKING young Englishman with the delicate, birdlike features, arresting Capricorn eyes and page boy waves of sandy blonde hair indeed destined to become ...

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