Tag Archive: David Bowie

STAR MAN – The Golden Years of David Bowie

Of all the major rock artists whose careers I have followed closely, David Bowie is the one I find it hardest to write about. Most likely it is because Bowie, given his capacity to adopt new personas, was so hard…
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BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY – Marvel or Drivel?

Given that I was such an impressionable youth, it surprises me still how unmoved I was at seeing Queen perform ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ for the first time on Top of the Pops in November 1975. Watching the BBC Documentary entitled ‘The Making of Bohemian…
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No Elvis, Beatles or the Rolling Stones…………..

Never has there been a more diverse year for popular music – The Clash re-align rock with the angst and frustrations of youth producing the greatest debut album of all time, Elvis Costello running them a close second as he brings depth and…
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STORE WARS – Twenty Tracks for Cyber Monday and beyond………………

Twenty Songs about the oddities of Outer Space. SPACE ODDITY – David Bowie; MR SPACEMAN – The Byrds; ROCKET MAN – Elton John; MAN on the MOON – REM; SUPERSONIC ROCKET SHIP – The Kinks; ECLIPSE – Pink Floyd; THEY…
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BEEN TO SEE THEM/SHAME YOU WON’T – SAMTIMONIOUS.com selects its 10 favourite live acts and laments 10 it never saw.

SAMTIMONIOUS.com THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE THINGS…………………. THE WHO The Greatest Live Band Of All Time – astonishing to think ‘Live At Leeds’ wasn’t even the best night The Who ever had. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Three hour (at least) marathons that…
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