April 5, 1977 ~ Iggy and Ziggy appear on daytime TV — The Dinah Shore Show. Housewives didn’t know what hit ’em.
The Thin White Duke’s “soul” album turns 45 … released on March 7, 1975 …
The film, starring the likes of Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Sam Rockwell, Scarlett Johansson, Rebel Wilson and Waititi himself, tells the story of Johannes ‘Jojo’ Betzler is a young boy living in Nazi Germany during the later stages of World War II with his mother, Rosie.
The legend of David Bowie is one rightly flecked with genius and creativity but we suspect we wouldn’t be sat here still talking about the musician if it weren’t for his most cherished and legendary persona Ziggy Stardust. It all started on this day in 1972.
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.
b. January 8, 1947
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.”
Just for one day …