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David Bowie
David Bowie

Background information
Birth name David Robert Jones
Born January 8, 1947
Born place Brixton, London, England
Genre(s) Rock
Glam Rock
Pop Rock
Art Rock
Blue-eyed soul
Psychedelic Rock
Years active 1964—present
Label(s) RCA Records
Virgin Records
Columbia Records
EMI Group
Parlophone Records
Associated acts The Riot Squad
Tin Machine
Website Website

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David Bowie (pronounced /ˈboʊ.iː/ BOH-ee; born David Robert Jones, 8 January 1947) is an English rock musician, who has also worked as an actor, record producer and arranger. A major figure for five decades in the world of popular music, Bowie is widely regarded as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s, and is known for his distinctive voice and the intellectual depth of his work.

VH1 Storytellers (2009) Stage (2005) Reality (2003) Heathen (2002) Bowie At The Beeb - The Best Of The BBC Radio Sessions 68-72 (2000) 20th Century Boy (1999) 'hours...' (1999) The Deram Anthology 1966-1968 (1997) The Forgotten Songs Of David Robert Jones (1997) Earthling (1997)

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David Bowie Announces New 'Golden Years' iPhone App And EP

April 4, 2011
David Bowie is set to release a new application for the iPhone this summer, it's been announced. The 'Golden Years' app will give fans access to original multi-tracks, allowing them to remix the song and share it with friends.   Read more 

David Bowie's Unreleased 'Toy' Album Leaks Online

March 23, 2011
David Bowie's unreleased album 'Toy' has leaked online after almost a decade. The 14-track album, which was recorded over a decade ago but never released due to record disputes, has now been spread online.  Read more 

Foo Fighters, Lou Reed, Billy Corgan To Appear On New David Bowie Album

March 17, 2011
The Foo Fighters, Lou Reed, Billy Corgan and The Cure's Robert Smith will all feature on David Bowie's new live album. The album, entitled 'Birthday Celebration - Live in NYC 1997', will be released in the US on April 26.  Read more 

Will Ferrell Plays David Bowie In 'Little Drummer Boy' Spoof Video

December 14, 2010
Actors Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly have recorded a spoof version of David Bowie and Bing Crosby's festive hit, 'Little Drummer Boy'. The pair have also released a video for the song.  Read more 

U2's Bono Compares David Bowie To Elvis

November 23, 2010
U2 frontman Bono has compared David Bowie to Elvis Presley and said the singer played a pivotal role in making them a success. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Bono said the Irish band owed a lot to the musician.  Read more 

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