David Bowie The Golden Years

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Author: Roger Griffin
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 0857128752
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David Bowie The Golden Years by Roger Griffin

Original Title: David Bowie The Golden Years

David Bowie: The Golden Years chronicles Bowie’s creative life during the 1970s, the decade that defined his career. Looking at the superstar's life and work in a year by year, month by month, day by day format, and placing his works in their historical, personal and creative contexts. The Golden Years accounts for every live performance: when and where and who played with him. It details every known recording: session details, who played in the studio, who produced the song, and when and how it was released. It covers every collaboration, including production and guest appearances. It also highlights Bowie's film, stage and television appearances: Bowie brought his theatrical training into every performance and created a new form of rock spectacle. The book follows Bowie on his journeys across the countries that fired his imagination and inspired his greatest work, and includes a detailed discography documenting every Bowie recording during this period, including tracks he left in the vault. The Golden Years is an invaluable addition to the Digital shelves of any true Bowie fan.

David Bowie

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Author: Roger Griffin
Publisher: Overlook Books
ISBN: 9781468310696
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David Bowie by Roger Griffin

Original Title: David Bowie

David Bowie: The Golden Years takes you inside the greatest period in the glam rock superstar’s career: Every live performance, every known recording, every collaboration, every film stage and television appearances, all in one sumptuous package. Follow Bowie on his journeys across countries that fired his imagination and inspired his greatest work. Look behind-the-scenes at every Bowie recording during this period, including tracks he left in the vault. This is an invaluable reference for any true fan.

The Words And Music Of David Bowie

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Author: James E. Perone
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275992453
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The Words And Music Of David Bowie by James E. Perone

Original Title: The Words And Music Of David Bowie

All Music Guide's Stephen Thomas Erlewine has written, "Even when he was out of fashion in the '80s and '90s, it was clear that Bowie was one of the most influential musicians in rock, for better or worse." In this comprehensive analysis of David Bowie's career, author James Perone examines the many identities and styles Bowie has developed over the years, and in so doing provides a stunning chronicle of creativity at work. This long overdue investigation lets Bowie's artistry speak for itself. After a biographical introduction, chronologically arranged chapters discuss the singer's fascinating--and iconoclastic--body of work. A discography and annotated bibliography conclude the book.

The Complete David Bowie Revised And Updated 2016 Edition

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Author: Nicholas Pegg
Publisher: Titan Books (US, CA)
ISBN: 1785655337
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The Complete David Bowie Revised And Updated 2016 Edition by Nicholas Pegg

Original Title: The Complete David Bowie Revised And Updated 2016 Edition

The biggest edition yet – expanded and updated with 35,000 words of new material Critically acclaimed in its previous editions, The Complete David Bowie is widely recognized as the foremost source of analysis and information on every facet of Bowie’s career. The A-Z of songs and the day-by-day dateline are the most complete ever published. From the 11-year-old’s skiffle performance at the 18th Bromley Scouts’ Summer Camp in 1958, to the emergence of the legendary lost album Toy in 2011, to his passing in January 2016, The Complete David Bowiediscusses and dissects every last development in rock’s most fascinating career. * The Albums – detailed production history and analysis of every album from 1967 to the present day. * The Songs – hundreds of individual entries reveal the facts and anecdotes behind not just the famous recordings, but also the most obscure of unreleased rarities – from ‘Absolute Beginners’ to ‘Ziggy Stardust’, from ‘Abdulmajid’ to ‘Zion’. * The Tours – set-lists and histories of every live show. * The Actor – a complete guide to Bowie’s career on stage and screen. * Plus – the videos, the BBC radio sessions, the paintings, the Internet and much more.

David Bowie Black Book

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Author: Miles Charlesworth
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 1783230266
Size: 32.76 MB
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David Bowie Black Book by Miles Charlesworth

Original Title: David Bowie Black Book

Back in print due to popular demand; the David Bowie Black Book remains one of the most elegant books about the iconic superstar ever to have been published. Art directed by acclaimed graphic designer, Pierce Marchbank, and with text written by former NME journalist and cultural commentator, Barry Miles, the David Bowie Black Book contains photographs from every era of Bowie's genre-defining career and was for many years the world's best-selling Bowie book.

Haddon Hall

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Author: Nejib
ISBN: 9781910593264
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Haddon Hall by Nejib

Original Title: Haddon Hall

Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, The Thin White Duke: David Bowie had an extraordinary talent for reinvention. But at the beginning of his career, he made the most significant transformation of his life: from David to Bowie. In 1969, shortly after the release of his first hit single, David and his girlfriend Angie move into Haddon Hall, a sprawling Victorian villa in the London suburbs. Part commune, part creative hub, the house becomes home to a community of musicians, hippies, and hangers-on. As egos clash and parties get out of hand, David keeps writing: Changes, Kooks, Life on Mars songs that will propel him to global fame. Charting Bowie s personal life, the development of his music, and the transformation of his image, "Haddon Hall" is an evocative portrait of a young artist presiding over a musical revolution."

Hallo Spaceboy

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Author: Dave Thompson
Publisher: ECW Press
ISBN: 1554902711
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Hallo Spaceboy by Dave Thompson

Original Title: Hallo Spaceboy

By 1987, David Bowie was at a creative, critical and commercial low. His most recent album was dismissed by the music press, his latest tour written off as a disaster. Yet - almost 20 years later, Bowie has re-established himself at the very peak of his profession in one of the most extraordinary comebacks in rock history. While most biographies on Bowie still focus on the early years, Hallo Spaceboy is the first to chronicle the comeback in detail. Drawing upon exclusive interviews with fans, colleagues and associates, it is the follow-up to Moonage Daydream (1987).

David Bowie

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Author: Andrew Kent
ISBN: 9780996058759
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David Bowie by Andrew Kent

Original Title: David Bowie

David Bowie : Behind The Curtain is a rare, exclusive, intimate, and very candid look at David Bowie during the rise of the Thin White Duke, his Station to Station tour, and numerous larger-than-life stories along the way. In 1975, rock 'n roll photographer Andrew Kent landed the gig of a lifetime. He had been entrusted by Bowie to document, with unfettered access, anything and everything Bowie and his entourage encountered for the next two years. Backstage, on stage, private parties, birthday parties, limos, quiet hotel moments, dressing rooms, Berlin, Paris, New York, London, Helsinki, Moscow. Also along during the Station to Station tour was an 18 year old Rolling Stone reporter researching a cover story on Bowie named Cameron Crowe. In 1976 Bowie took Iggy Pop, his manager Pat Gibbons, his personal secretary Coco, and Kent on an impromptu excursion by train to the Soviet Union. A mistake on the schedule at the train station caused the group to miss their return train to Helsinki leading the press to run frenzied headlines reading, "David Bowie Missing in Soviet Union!". With his unprecedented access, Kent created a one-of-a-kind travelogue, capturing the unique and spectacular life of one of the most iconic musicians in rock 'n roll history.

David Bowie

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Author: Dylan Jones
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
ISBN: 0385689357
Size: 65.30 MB
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David Bowie by Dylan Jones

Original Title: David Bowie

Dylan Jones's engrossing, magisterial biography of David Bowie is unlike any Bowie story ever written. Drawn from over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers and collaborators, some of whom have never before spoken about their relationship with Bowie, this oral history weaves a hypnotic spell as it unfolds the story of a remarkable rise to stardom and an unparalleled artistic path. Tracing Bowie's life from the English suburbs to London to New York to Los Angeles, Berlin and beyond, its collective voices describe a man profoundly shaped by his relationship with his schizophrenic half-brother Terry; an intuitive artist who could absorb influences through intense relationships and yet drop people cold when they were no longer of use; and a social creature equally comfortable partying with John Lennon and dining with Frank Sinatra. By turns insightful and deliciously gossipy, David Bowie is as intimate a portrait as may ever be drawn. It sparks with admiration and grievances, lust and envy, as the speakers bring you into studios and bedrooms they shared with Bowie, and onto stages and film sets, opening corners of his mind and experience that transform our understanding of both artist and art. Including illuminating, never-before-seen material from Bowie himself, drawn from a series of Jones's interviews with him across two decades, David Bowie is an epic, unforgettable cocktail-party conversation about a man whose enigmatic shapeshifting and irrepressible creativity produced one of the most sprawling, fascinating lives of our time.

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