On This Day, January 23,1976…David Bowie released his 10th studio album, Station to Station, which introduced a new persona, the Thin White Duke.The follow up to 1975’s Young Americans, Station To Station, co-produced by Bowie and Harry Maslin, saw the rocker being influenced by electronic dance music as well... Read More.
On This Day, January 17, 1996…David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Jefferson Airplane and The Velvet Underground were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony held at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York.Talking Heads’ David Byrne did the honors of inducting Bowie, while Smashing Pumpkins’ frontman Billy Corgan inducted Pink... Read More.
A special David Bowie release has been announced for the next Record Store Day, which is set for Saturday, April 20.Waiting In The Sky (Before The Starman Came To Earth) features recordings made at Trident Studios in December 1971, featuring an early track list of songs for what would become... Read More.
On This Day, January 8, 2016 …David Bowie released his 25th album, Blackstar, to coincide with his 69th birthday.The record, produced by longtime producer Tony Visconti, wound up being Bowie’s final release, as it came out just two days before his death from liver cancer. The album... Read More.
On This Day, September 20, 1975…David Bowie topped the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with “Fame,” his first #1 in the U.S.The song written by Bowie, Carlos Alomar and John Lennon, was the second single off Bowie’s ninth studio album, Young Americans. It wound up being one of the biggest hits... Read More.
Blondie's Debbie Harry infamously revealed in her 2019 autobiography, Face It, that during a 1977 tour, after she offered David Bowie and Iggy Pop some cocaine, Bowie thanked her by dropping his pants and flashing her. While some people may be offended by that, she scoffs at the idea that it was something... Read More.
On This Day, June 16, 1972 ...David Bowie released The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. The album featured such future Bowie classics as “Starman” and “Suffragette City.”The tale of a bisexual alien rock star sent to save mankind initially received mixed... Read More.
On This Day, May 30, 1987 ...Rocker David Bowie kicked off his Glass Spider tour in support of his album Never Let Me Down.The tour was known for its elaborate set design, which included what looked like a giant spider with light-up legs. It was described at... Read More.