Previously unreleased version of Bowie’s “The Man Who Sold the World” revealed on his 73rd birthday … 

The largely acoustic rendition of the title track from Bowie’s 1970 album comes from the BBC’s ChangesNowBowie sessions. Recorded in November of 1996 at New York’s Looking Glass Studios, Bowie was joined in studio by Gail Ann Dorsey, Reeves Gabrels, and Mark Plati.


Source: Stream David Bowie – “The Man Who Sold the World (CHANGESNOWBOWIE Version)” | Consequence of Sound


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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National Space Centre tribute to David Bowie with live show

The show will be called Bowie: Oddity to Mars and will celebrate a significant period of Bowie’s career between 1969 and 1972. It sees the ers that Bowie moved from his epic debut, ‘Space Oddity’ to taking on the role of the alien-rock star himself, Ziggy Stardust.

Source: National Space Centre tribute to David Bowie with live show