David Bowie
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1947-01-08
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David Bowie (born David Robert Jones, 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, painter, and actor. Bowie has been an influential figure in popular music for over four decades, and is renowned as an innovator, ...

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Queen & David Bowie
Under Pressure 
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David Bowie
Moonage Daydream
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Moonage Daydream Moonage Daydream Moonage Daydream Moonage Daydream
David Bowie
I'm Waiting For The Man (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972)
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I'm Waiting For The Man  (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) I'm Waiting For The Man  (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) I'm Waiting For The Man  (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) I'm Waiting For The Man  (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972)
David Bowie
Five Years (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972)
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Five Years (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) Five Years (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) Five Years (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) Five Years (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972)
David Bowie
Ziggy Stardust (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972)
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Ziggy Stardust (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) Ziggy Stardust (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) Ziggy Stardust (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) Ziggy Stardust (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972)
David Bowie
Queen Bitch (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972)
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Queen Bitch (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) Queen Bitch (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) Queen Bitch (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972) Queen Bitch (BBC Session, 18 Jan 1972)
David Bowie
Hang On To Yourself (BBC Session 16 May 1972)
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Hang On To Yourself  (BBC Session 16 May 1972) Hang On To Yourself  (BBC Session 16 May 1972) Hang On To Yourself  (BBC Session 16 May 1972) Hang On To Yourself  (BBC Session 16 May 1972)
David Bowie & Mick Jagger
Dancing In The Street
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Dancing In The Street Dancing In The Street Dancing In The Street Dancing In The Street
David Bowie
Ashes to Ashes
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Ashes to Ashes Ashes to Ashes Ashes to Ashes Ashes to Ashes
David Bowie
The Man Who Sold The World
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The Man Who Sold The World The Man Who Sold The World The Man Who Sold The World The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie & Pat Metheny Group
This Is Not America
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This Is Not America This Is Not America This Is Not America This Is Not America
David Bowie
John I'm Only Dancing
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John I'm Only Dancing John I'm Only Dancing John I'm Only Dancing John I'm Only Dancing
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Past BBC Events

2000 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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2000 Glastonbury

23 June 2000
1971 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1971-06-20T10:48:14
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Jun

1971 Glastonbury

20 June 1971


Biography

David Bowie (born David Robert Jones, 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, painter, and actor. Bowie has been an influential figure in popular music for over four decades, and is renowned as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. He is known for his distinctive baritone voice as well as the eclecticism and intellectual ambition of his work. His androgynous appearance was an iconic element of his image, particularly in the 1970s and 1980s.

Bowie first came to the attention of the public in July 1969 when his song "Space Oddity" reached the top five of the UK Singles Chart. After a three-year period of experimentation he re-emerged in 1972 during the glam rock era with the flamboyant, androgynous alter ego Ziggy Stardust, spearheaded by the hit single "Starman" and the album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. Bowie's impact at that time, as described by biographer David Buckley, "challenged the core belief of the rock music of its day" and "created perhaps the biggest cult in popular culture." The relatively short-lived Ziggy persona proved merely one facet of a career marked by continual reinvention, musical innovation and striking visual presentation.

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