History Music / DavidBowie

26th Jun '17 10:24:14 AM lakingsif
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* SpeculativeFictionLGBT: For many of his works, but ''especially'' as Ziggy Stardust, where he uses GlamRock and Sci-Fi together to push the boundaries of gender, sexuality, and human experience.
26th Jun '17 6:38:45 AM TheAndyman14
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* 1987 - ''Never Let Me Down''

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* 1987 - ''Never Let Me Down''''Music/NeverLetMeDown''
24th Jun '17 2:06:42 AM TheShadow
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*** Zigzagged back around with "When I Met You".
21st Jun '17 5:22:23 PM eroock
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* DaysOfTheWeekSong: "Thursday's Child":
-->Monday Tuesday Wednesday born I was\\
Monday Tuesday Wednesday born I was\\
Thursday's child.


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* TruckDriversGearChange: Occurs in "This is not America".
1st Jun '17 7:17:17 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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[[caption-width-right:350: Bowie at his ''most'' normal.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350: Bowie at his ''most'' normal.]]
normal, [[GoOutWithASmile just the way he wanted.]]]]
15th May '17 6:48:56 AM TheAndyman14
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* 1984 - ''Tonight''

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* 1984 - ''Tonight''''Music/{{Tonight}}''
21st Apr '17 6:33:19 AM TrippyDippy
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The great man now has his own long-awaited [http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/crowner.php/Sandbox/BestAlbumDavidBowie Best Album Crowner], where you vote for your favourite Bowie album!

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The great man now has his own long-awaited [http://tvtropes.[[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/crowner.php/Sandbox/BestAlbumDavidBowie Best Album Crowner], Crowner]], where you vote for your favourite Bowie album!
21st Apr '17 6:31:32 AM TrippyDippy
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The great man now has his own long-awaited [http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/crowner.php/Sandbox/BestAlbumDavidBowie Best Album Crowner], where you vote for your favourite Bowie album!
24th Mar '17 12:39:40 PM Briguy52748
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*** Bowie's appearance on the Crosby Christmas show (where he performed "Peace On Earth/The Little Drummer Boy") wearing a suit jacket, shirt and slacks, as opposed to his usual stage costumes, was in itself was different. Additionally, Bowie -- still with Ziggy Stardust fresh in everyone's minds -- was the last performer an older, more conservative audience would have expected to be invited to perform on a Bing Crosby Christmas broadcast. Yet, the duet earned critical acclaim with both old and young alike, and even prompted Bing to remark that he enjoyed working with Bowie and that he was sure to be popular with his children. Bowie, meanwhile, admitted his mother was a Bing Crosby fan.

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*** Bowie's appearance on the Crosby Christmas show (where he performed "Peace On Earth/The Little Drummer Boy") wearing a suit jacket, shirt and slacks, as opposed to his usual stage costumes, was in itself was different. Additionally, Bowie -- still with Ziggy Stardust and The Thin White Duke fresh in everyone's minds -- was the last performer an older, more conservative audience would have expected to be invited to perform on a Bing Crosby Christmas broadcast. Yet, the duet earned critical acclaim with both old and young alike, and even prompted Bing to remark that he enjoyed working with Bowie and that he was sure to be popular with his children. Bowie, meanwhile, admitted his mother was a Bing Crosby fan.
24th Mar '17 12:37:35 PM Briguy52748
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* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: His one HeavyMetal album with the Spiders, ''The Man Who Sold the World'' -- his next album was the start of his glam phase, but still closer to his first two albums than this one.

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* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: SomethingCompletelyDifferent:
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His one HeavyMetal album with the Spiders, ''The Man Who Sold the World'' -- his next album was the start of his glam phase, but still closer to his first two albums than this one.one.
** His Christmas duet with BingCrosby, "Peace On Earth/The Little Drummer Boy." Different than anything else he ever recorded, this ballad of peace, love and hope was initially recorded in 1977 for what would become Bing's last Chrsitmas special, as Crosby died just weeks after finishing taping of the show. However, the song never became the iconic holiday song it would until 1982, five years after Crosby's death and the song unexpectedly became a top 5 hit in the United Kingdom; the song never charted in the United States, but was heavily played for the first time for the Christmas 1982 season.
*** Bowie's appearance on the Crosby Christmas show (where he performed "Peace On Earth/The Little Drummer Boy") wearing a suit jacket, shirt and slacks, as opposed to his usual stage costumes, was in itself was different. Additionally, Bowie -- still with Ziggy Stardust fresh in everyone's minds -- was the last performer an older, more conservative audience would have expected to be invited to perform on a Bing Crosby Christmas broadcast. Yet, the duet earned critical acclaim with both old and young alike, and even prompted Bing to remark that he enjoyed working with Bowie and that he was sure to be popular with his children. Bowie, meanwhile, admitted his mother was a Bing Crosby fan.
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