David Bowie
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David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer, songwriter, and actor. He was a leading figure in popular music for over five decades, acclaimed by critics and other musicians for his innovative work. Here are some of his most popular hits as well as some interviews.

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David Bowie - Interview at 17!

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17-year-old David Bowie is interviewed in 1964 on the BBC Tonight program by Cliff Michelmore as the founder of “The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Longhaired Men.”

David Bowie - Life On Mars?

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David Bowie performs his song "Life on Mars," which first appeared on the 1971 album "Hunky Dory." It was later released as a single and climbed to the top of the charts in the UK.

David Bowie - Be My Wife

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Be My Wife is a single by the great David Bowie from his 1977 album Low.

David Bowie - Starman

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David Bowie performs one of his most famous hits, Starman.The song describes a message of hope to young people, brought by the character Ziggy Stardust, Bowie's alter ego. Commercially, the song was a milestone in David Bowie's career and has remained a big favorite on the part of his fans.

David Bowie - Five Years

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Here is the 1972 opening track of “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars” album, by David Bowie. In this Five Years melody which was inspired by a dream, the British singer foresees what would be the end of the world… with compassion and melancholy.

David Bowie - Where Are We Now?

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A music video by David Bowie performing Where Are We Now?. A stark, but hauntingly beautiful song to the grand city he once called home, Berlin.

David Bowie - Rebel Rebel

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David Bowie has been a major figure in the world of popular music for over four decades, and is renowned as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. He is known for his distinctive voice as well as the intellectual depth and eclecticism of his work.
"Rebel Rebel” was released on the album "Diamond Dogs” in 1974.

David Bowie - Backstage At Live Aid

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MTV has unearthed an amazing clip of David Bowie backstage at Live Aid with Thomas Dolby, talking about "Labyrinth" and his “Dancing In The Street” video.

David Bowie - Let's Dance

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"Let's Dance" is the title track from David Bowie's 1983 eponymous album. The music video shows Bowie playing with his band (including the late, great guitar player Stevie Ray Vaughan) while impassively watching an Aboriginal couple struggling against metaphors of Western cultural imperialism. Bowie described this video as a very simple and direct statement against racism and oppression.

David Bowie - Lazarus

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"Lazarus" is the last single released by David Bowie before he passed away. The video shows him lying on a bed with a bandage and buttons sewn over his eyes...

David Bowie - Dead at 69

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The legendary rocker died on January 10th, 2016 after a battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife and two children, and mourned by fans around the world.

David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

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In David Bowie's song "Ashes to Ashes," he refers to one of his earliest hits "Space Oddity." The video had very advanced visual effects for its time, and also shows off Bowie's eclectic visual style.

David Bowie - Space Oddity

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"Space Oddity" remains one of David Bowie's most famous songs. Inspired by Stanley Kubrick's film "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968), it is about the launch of Major Tom, a fictional astronaut.

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