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.

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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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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

Starman

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Under Pressure

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Let's Dance - 1999 Remastered Version

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


A New Career in a New Town (1977-1982)

A New Career in a New Town (1977-1982)

David Bowie September 29, 2017

104 Tracks

Cracked Actor (Live Los Angeles '74)

Cracked Actor (Live Los Angeles '74)

David Bowie June 16, 2017

20 Tracks

Live Nassau Coliseum '76

Live Nassau Coliseum '76

David Bowie February 10, 2017

15 Tracks

Legacy (The Very Best Of David Bowie, Deluxe)

Legacy (The Very Best Of David Bowie, Deluxe)

David Bowie November 11, 2016

40 Tracks

Legacy (Deluxe Edition)

Legacy (Deluxe Edition)

David Bowie November 11, 2016

40 Tracks

Legacy

Legacy

David Bowie November 11, 2016

36 Tracks

Who Can I Be Now? 1974-1976

Who Can I Be Now? 1974-1976

David Bowie September 23, 2016

58 Tracks

Stage

Stage

David Bowie February 18, 2015

14 Tracks

Reality

Reality

David Bowie January 9, 2015

11 Tracks

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