And now David Bowie?

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And now David Bowie?

Postby Mr. Mom » Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:14 am

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Re: And now David Bowie?

Postby FatherGino » Mon Jan 11, 2016 1:05 pm

Couldn't say I was a huge fan of everything he did but the fact that he was so eclectic is proof of his talent. He could be amazingly soulful for a skinny English dude. I liked his movie too.

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Re: And now David Bowie?

Postby Rob Francis » Mon Jan 11, 2016 6:14 pm

rip David
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Re: And now David Bowie?

Postby Jerry » Tue Jan 12, 2016 5:12 am

I've been a fan for a very long time. Bowie showed you could be popular and still reinvent your art time and again long before people like Madonna.
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Re: And now David Bowie?

Postby harleyyy » Tue Jan 12, 2016 5:54 pm

We are extremely blessed to have existed in this musical timeline with the soundtrack of our lives. With so many greats, the hits will keep coming. RIP David Jones Bowie Starman Ziggy Stardust Alladin Sane Thin White Duke.
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Re: And now David Bowie?

Postby MickeyOne » Tue Jan 26, 2016 3:24 pm

Best stage exit, ever.

Not exactly my style but find myself listening to him, especially Apocalypse.

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Re: And now David Bowie?

Postby 57RIP » Thu Jan 28, 2016 6:03 pm

I loved a lot of the early stuff. It was the right music for me at the time. We diveregd but some of what he did later drew me in. Amazingly talented and damned charismatic on stage. live, he could hold an audience in the palm of his hand. I saw the China Girl tour and it remains one of the most professionally done rock shows in my experience.

One other thing he did well, was to keep his life rather private. Almost a complete reversal from of his stage persona...

Sad to see him go.
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Re: And now David Bowie?

Postby GonzoBass » Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:14 pm

I never considered myself a fan
but after he passed,
the radio was so full of his amazing catalog,
taking me back to times and places,
that I had to reconsider.

Particularly "Space Oddity".
THAT one made an impression on my young late night FM listening mind
and I recently sang along while my eleven year old was in the car,
watching her mind expand,
as mine did at about her age,
as his lyrics told the tale of Major Tom's unfortunate demise.



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Re: And now David Bowie?

Postby FatherGino » Tue Feb 02, 2016 9:18 am

I was talking to a guitar player friend of mine about Space Oddity. He said he was going to maybe do the song in a duo (two guitars). I said that the song had such a cool bass part. He said he never noticed.

I agree about Bowie. Never a fan really but I really like a lot of his songs from the many different phases of his career. He was a very talented, gifted, prolific guy.
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