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David Bowie

Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy

David Bowie: Zowie Bowie

Essay by Simon Frith, Let It Rock, June 1973

ARGUING ABOUT pop stars is mostly a loony thing to do. So many of the judgements involved are subjective that the inarticulacy of a Juke ...

David Bowie: Live Bowie!

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 23 May 1983

David Bowie: Brussels Voorst National, Belgium ...

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: Bowie Zowie

Comment by Dave Laing, Let It Rock, June 1973

WHAT YOU THINK of Bowie depends on your idea of rock-and-roll. It's no good criticising him for falling short in what he's trying to do, ...

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: 'Space Oddity'

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


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 ...

David Bowie: Reissues

Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, April 1998

Bowie: the good, the bad and the ugly ...

David Bowie: Stardust Memories: Bowie reconsidered

Comment by Mark Dery, Las Vegas Weekly, 16 December 2009

WHEN DID I stop wanting to be Bowie? Too recently for a Man of a Certain Age is the short but sufficiently mortifying answer. ...

David Bowie, 1947-2016

Book Excerpt by Chris Charlesworth, 'The Little Black Songbook' (Wise Publications), February 2016

"I pour out what has already been fed in. I merely reflect what is going on around me." (David Bowie, July 1973) ...

David Bowie: Aladdin Seine

Report by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 12 May 1973

ANGIE BOWIE is a gas. She really is. She's sitting between Cherry Vanilla and an ice-bucket at a table in the colossally elegant main dining ...

David Bowie: Bowie in Berlin

Retrospective by Ian Gittins, MOJO, January 2007

BY THE END of recording Station To Station in Los Angeles in 1975, David Bowie was in meltdown. Strung-out, paranoid and at war with his ...

David Bowie: The Chameleon

Overview by Ian Penman, Guardian, The, 27 November 1996

David Jones... Major Tom... Ziggy... will the real David Bowie ever stand up? And can the quick-change act disguise the fact that it's been 20 ...

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: Action Painting

Interview by Chris Roberts, Ikon, October 1995

David Bowie is enjoying another renaissance – hyperactive, philosophical, and buoyant. The century may be expiring, he figures, but his cup runneth over. Chris Roberts ...

David Bowie: Star Man

Profile and Interview by Tim Cooper, Observer, The, 9 June 2002

After 35 years in the business and endless ch-ch-ch-changes, David Bowie, rock'n'roll's archetypal chameleon, has finally found equilibrium as a clean-living family man. Tim Cooper ...

David Bowie: When Bowie met Burroughs

Retrospective by Jon Savage, Guardian, The, 9 March 2013

ON 28 FEBRUARY 1974, Rolling Stone magazine published a remarkable encounter between David Bowie and William Burroughs. Entitled "Beat Godfather Meets Glitter Mainman", the event had been hosted ...

David Bowie: Ever-changing Bowie

Report and Interview by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 January 2004

AFTER YEARS of hiding behind characters he created, David Bowie, 57, knows who he is. Although he is no longer making records on the leading ...

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 ...

David Bowie: Starman

Profile by Geoffrey Cannon, Guardian, The, 7 July 1972

Author's note, 2018. WHEN I interviewed Lou in New York in June 1972  he implored me to listen to David Bowie, and especially to 'The ...

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