David Bowie



David Bowie

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Active
1962
Born
January 8, 1947 in London
Died
January 10, 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
A.K.A.
David Robert Jones
Biography
David Bowie (birth name David Robert Jones) was an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He was born on January 8, 1947 in Brixton, London and died of liver cancer at age 69 on 10 January 2016 in his New York City apartment. He passed two days after the release of his 27th album, Blackstar. Bowie has been active in the music industry since 1962 and had sold 100 million records worldwide. Bowie's music general sits in the rock/pop domain, although he is a musical innovator with a highly varied discography. He is also known for his baritone voice and androgynous appearance. Bowie's ground-breaking fifth album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972) was ranked by Rolling Stone as the 35th greatest album ever made. His 'Berlin trilogy' of albums, Low, Heroes, and Lodger, all reached the top five in the UK and are critically acclaimed to this day. His commercial peak came in 1983 with the release of Let's Dance, which featured several hit singles, including the title track, Modern Love and China Girl.

Top Songs by David Bowie


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'Tis a Pity She Was a Whore

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Lazarus

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Girl Loves Me

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Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)

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Dollar Days

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I Can't Give Everything Away

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Rockline - The Greatest Rock Ballads, Vol. 4

Starman

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Under Pressure

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Let's Dance - 1999 Remastered Version

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Under Pressure

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Stage

Stage

David Bowie February 18, 2015

14 Tracks

Reality

Reality

David Bowie January 9, 2015

11 Tracks

The Next Day Extra

The Next Day Extra

David Bowie November 2, 2013

27 Tracks

The Next Day Extra EP

The Next Day Extra EP

David Bowie November 1, 2013

7 Tracks

The Next Day

The Next Day

David Bowie March 8, 2013

16 Tracks

Golden Years

Golden Years

David Bowie June 3, 2011

7 Tracks

Real Cool World

Real Cool World

David Bowie June 4, 2010

6 Tracks

Jump They Say

Jump They Say

David Bowie June 4, 2010

6 Tracks

A Reality Tour

A Reality Tour

David Bowie January 25, 2010

31 Tracks

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