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There was a time when marijuana was illegal in New York State, and on March 21, 1976, David Bowie and three associates found themselves arrested for possession in Rochester. David Bowie’s iconic mugshot On March 20, 1976, David Bowie was in Western New York to play in the middle of his 65-show Isolar International Tour, …

It was 1973, a year when Newcastle Town Hall hosted some of the biggest names in rock and pop music. Elton John, Roxy Music, Slade, Genesis, Deep Purple, Fleetwood Mac, Status Quo, Lou Reed, The Rolling Stones, Wings, Yes, Neil Young, Lindisfarne and even Chuck Berry were among those who graced the Northumberland Road venue. …

A number of revelations surfaced over the weekend following the release of the new two-part docu-series co-produced by Janet Jackson, Janet. The series premiered Friday, Jan. 28, and continued Saturday via A&E and Lifetime. But perhaps the biggest news is the report that David Bowie offered teenage Michael Jackson and his brother Randy Jackson drugs. …

Growing up with the Jackson 5 for brothers, Janet Jackson got used to partying with celebrities from a young age. After the Jackson family moved from a two-bedroom house in Gary, Indiana, to a three-acre home in Los Angeles in 1971, they regularly hosted stars like Diana Ross, Bing Crosby, Marvin Gaye and Sammy Davis …

During an interview, David Bowie talked about attending an Elvis Presley concert. The “Space Oddity” singer regretted something he wore to the concert. Interestingly, Bowie felt that Elvis and other 1950s icons stood in stark contrast to the big names of the 1970s. David Bowie dressed as Ziggy Stardust | Archive by Michael Ochs/Getty Images …

Cha-cha-cha-ching! The David Bowie estate sold the publishing rights to the singer’s vast and innovative catalog of songs from “Changes” for $ 250 million, according to Variety. Negotiations with music publishing company Warner Chappell Music reportedly lasted several months and covered music recorded in the six decades before Bowie’s death in January 2016, just two …

UPDATE: After months of negotiations, David Bowie’s estate has sold the singer’s formidable publishing catalog to Warner Chappell Music for more than $250 million, sources confirm Variety. The catalog spans six decades and includes songs such as “Heroes”, “Changes”, “Space Oddity”, “Fame”, “Let’s Dance”, “Rebel Rebel”, “Golden Years”, “Ziggy Stardust”, “All the Young Dudes”, his …

David Bowie would have turned 75 on January 8, an opportunity like any other to tell the indelible mark he left on our understanding of creative role-playing. In #TheMusicThatMadeUs, senior journalist Lakshmi Govindrajan Javeri talks about the impact musicians and their art have on our lives, how they are shaping the industry by rewriting its …

In his album The rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust and the spiders of Mars, David Bowie copied part of a Beatles song Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Group. During an interview, Bowie said John Lennon did one thing better than anyone. Bowie explained why he drew inspiration from other artists. Beatles Staff Sgt. Pepper’s …

When the world tune in to watch the new TV show, Merry Christmas from Bing Crosby, during the Christmas season of 1977, they had no idea they were about to witness the strangest collaboration in musical history. A collaboration between Bing Crosby, a veteran Hollywood star, King of Crooners, known for “White Christmas”, and David …

At the end of the 1970s, david bowie had long since abandoned his Ziggy Stardust persona in his search for new surroundings, both musically and personally. Struggling with drug addiction and creative pull, he eventually moved to Berlin, where he sought to redefine himself as an artist and, in turn, establish a bold new musical …

When David Bowie passed away suddenly from cancer in early 2016, fans around the world were shocked and devastated. The glam rock icon is one of the best-selling artists of all time, known for iconic alter egos like Ziggy Stardust and hits like Ashes to Ashes, Under Pressure and Let’s Dance. Rolling Stone even named …

As unforgettable festival performers disappear, they aren’t much more extraordinary or enigmatic than the inimitable David Bowie, who has won a spot at the Glastonbury Festival just twice – 29 years apart – during his too short life. His triumphant Sunday Night game in 2000 went down in history as one of the best live …

by Best Classic Bands Staff David Bowie – New York September 2015 (Photo: Jimmy King © The David Bowie Archive; used with permission) David Bowie‘s 75th birthday is celebrated with pop-up stores in New York and London. The Bowie Estate has announced a year-long celebration to mark the icon’s big birthday, starting with the experiential …

David Bowie was one of the most intriguing musicians of our time, continually reinventing himself and influencing countless others along the way. He has produced more than two dozen albums, including “Blackstar”, which was released just two days before his death. He played over a dozen instruments, including a right-handed guitar while he was left-handed. …

YesYou know Jimmy Barnes, don’t you? “Man of the working class”. ‘Khé Sanh’. Screaming sweaty rock dude. Do what he does, keep kicking, Oz rock royalty. No surprises. Wrong, my friend. Wrong wrong wrong wrong. The man born James Dixon Swan is Australia’s most stealthy enigma, a mysterious changeling that has reinvented itself so many …

David Bowie fans from all over the world will gather in droves next year for the first-ever David Bowie Fans Convention worldwide. Taking place June 17-19, 2022 in Liverpool, the convention coincides with the 50th anniversary of Bowie’s flagship album The rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust and the spiders of Mars. According to the …

David Bowie fans from all over the world will gather in droves next year for the first-ever David Bowie Fan Convention worldwide. Taking place June 17-19, 2022 in Liverpool, the convention coincides with the 50th anniversary of Bowie’s flagship album The rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust and the spiders of Mars. According to the …

Maria muldaur with Tuba Skinny, Let’s be happy together. Maria Muldaur had a brief flirtation with the pop world with “Midnight at the Oasis”, a Top 10 hit in 1974, but most of her six-decade career has immersed her in folk, jazz and the Blues. She performed in the Even Dozen Jug Band in the …

[Photo via Spotify] Nothing has been going well since David Bowie passed away Jan. 10, 2016. The Rise of Trumpism? COVID-19[FEMININE?La théorie du Big Bang quitter l’antenne ? L’une de ces choses se serait-elle produite si Bowie arpentait toujours la Terre ? Nous allons probablement. Mais ses nouveaux disques auraient servi de tampon, même si ces …

Do you remember the concerts? That day in 2004, David Bowie gave his last concert in Vancouver, as part of his massive A Reality Tour. Five months later, he collapsed after performing at the Hurricane Festival in Scheeßel, Germany, and was diagnosed with a badly blocked artery. He was forced to cancel the last 15 …

July 3, 1973: David Bowie gave his last concert as Ziggy Stardust at the Hammersmith Odeon, London. The gig later became known as the Retirement Gig. (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images) After being delayed 24 hours due to COVID-19 conditions in Los Angeles, the David Bowie “Just For One Day” tribute streaming concert took place last …

July 3, 1973: David Bowie performs his last gig as Ziggy Stardust at the Hammersmith Odeon, London. The concert later became known as the Retirement Gig. (Photo by Express / Express / Getty Images) After being delayed for 24 hours due to COVID-19 conditions in Los Angeles, the David Bowie “Just For One Day” tribute …

Ahead of their performance at the virtual David Bowie tribute Just For One Day, Duran Duran dropped his cover of the late legend’s “Five Years”. The band kick the synths to The rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust and the spiders of Mars interpretation, because Simon Le Bon is supported by choristers for the climatic …

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Mike Garson has made it his mission to celebrate David Bowie since the singer’s death in early 2016, just two days after his 69th birthday. And he’s not letting a global pandemic derail him, either. Since 2017, the keyboardist, who worked with Bowie from 1973 to 2004, has been touring with alumni …

Mike Garson at the piano. (c) 2018 Steve Rose Mike Garson, the longest-serving member of David Bowie’s group, worked 15 hours, seven days a week during his forties, to bring together more than 30 world-famous superstars for A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!, worldwide streaming “cinematic experience ”that embodies Bowie’s theatrical spirit on January …

When this album came out in 1972, that was almost the reason why this Dog dyed his hair neon orange and indeed blue eyeshadow. Fortunately, a strong collar and leash was put in place before this demonstration took place. But nevertheless, this album deeply marked the history of rock’n’roll. In football parlance, this album took …

Peter Murphy of the Bauhaus performs live at the Roseland Theater in Portland, Oregon, USA on the 18th … [+] January 2019 on the 40 Years of Bauhaus Ruby Celebration tour. (Photo by Anthony Pidgeon / Redferns) Redferns British singer Peter Murphy can claim a connection to the late David Bowie, and not just because …

5 August 2019, 14:35 The Learn To Fly drummer covered Bowie’s iconic single in 1972 while performing on stage with his 70s dirt rock cover band Chevy Metal. Taylor Hawkins was pictured covering David Bowie’s single Ziggy Startdust. The Foo Fighters drummer took center stage this week as the lead vocalist for Chevy Metal – …

Mott the Hoople ’74 / The Beacon Theater / April 10, 2019 A British band formerly known as Silence became Mott the Hoople in 1969 when Ian Hunter joined them as singer and pianist. The new name of the group is taken from the title of a novel by Willard Manus about an eccentric who …

Mott the Hoople was on the verge of disbandment in the spring of 1972 when David Bowie offered to lend them a hand. He sent them a demo of his new song “Suffragette City” for them to record, but they politely declined. Bowie then visited them in person and performed “All the Young Dudes”, a …

It will be a moving homecoming when singer Ian Hunter takes the stage at Glasgow’s Barrowland with his band Mott The Hoople. The Hamilton-born musician will present the show as part of a UK tour just weeks before his 80th birthday. 2 Ian Hunter revealed how David Bowie saved Mott The Hoople from separationCredit: ROSS …

There are dozens and dozens of books and films on David Bowie. However, there are far fewer films about the collaborators who helped Brixton boy David Jones become a global icon to live up to the times. Fortunately, this oversight was corrected with “Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story”. The gripping and poignant documentary traces …

A British filmmaker hopes a new documentary on the life of the late guitarist Mick Ronson will shed light on the seemingly forgotten artist who helped David Bowie become a superstar. Ronson died of liver cancer at the age of 46 in 1993. Bowie, who would later succumb to the same illness in 2016 at …

Howard Stern recruited artists like Garbage, Billy Corgan, Car Seat Headrest and Greta Van Fleet to record David Bowie songs in homage to the late icon. Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Bleachers, Daryl Hall, Peter Frampton and Todd Rundgren are also among the 25 artists who contributed to Bowie’s tracks. Howard Stern’s tribute to …

Mott the hoop Bassist and founding member Pete Overend Watts has passed away at the age of 69. Watts, who has performed on songs like “Roll Away The Stone” and “All The Young Dudes” written and produced by David Bowie, died yesterday (January 22) of cancer. His death comes almost exactly a year after drummer …

For the casual fan, Def Leppard can present itself as a hair metal band with British roots. But in truth, the English quintet has deep roots in ’70s glam / glitter rock that was so huge across the pond when alien creatures like Marc Bolan, Mott the Hoople and The Sweet dominated the charts. and …

The rocker was best known as the founding member of the group who recorded hit singles with All The Young Dudes and Roll Away The Stone. All The Young Dudes was written and produced by Bowie, who lost his secret 18-month battle with cancer a week ago in New York City. Griffin died in his …

Mott the Hoople rocker died on Sunday night ( Image: Angel Air Records) Mott The Hoople drummer Dale Griffin has died aged 67. The rocker was the founding member of the group, which is best known for its classic songs including All The Young Dudes and Roll Away The Stone. All The Young Dudes was …

Mott The Hoople drummer Dale Griffin has died aged 67. The rocker was the founding member of the group, which is best known for its classic songs including All The Young Dudes and Roll Away The Stone. All The Young Dudes was written and produced by the late David Bowie, who died a little over …

They were the high heel rockers who embodied the ’70s with their song All The Young Dudes. Their biggest chart hit that Mott the Hoople has ever had, the song was written by the late David Bowie, who donated it to the group to keep them from going their separate ways. But the track, which …

September 2, 1972: Britain’s first purpose-built rock arena opens in Manchester, but everyone’s talking about David Bowie, the new glam star headlining Metal Guru by T. Rex on Top of the Pops, 1972 September 17, 1977: Marc Bolan dies at 29 in a car accident in South West London. The T. Rex star has been …

It was the pop craze that lit up the 70s with a garish glow. But now Gary Glitter has stepped out of the definitive glam rock story for the benefit of Noël Coward. Once ridiculed as a teeny-bopper fad, the glam era is now rehabilitated with the release of a five-CD compilation and a 100-page …