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Steve Earle. b. January 17, 1955

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The Thin White Duke 

Legends gathered at Madison Square Garden on January 7, 1997 for Bowie’s 50th birthday bash. It’s a charity concert benefiting Save the Children. Bowie’s famous pals – including Sonic Youth, Lou Reed, Robert Smith, Billy Corgan, and Foo Fighters, among others – pay tribute with renditions of the singer’s tunes. Bowie closes out the event with his 1969 hit “Space Oddity.”

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Patti Smith poem for Greta Thunberg’s 17th birthday

A long-time supporter of Greta Thunberg’s outspoke views on climate change, Patti Smith took to her Instagram account to share a poem the singer had written for Thunberg on her birthday.

Source: Patti Smith poem for Greta Thunberg’s 17th birthday