On This Day In Music: David Bowie Receives Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

On February 12, 1997 David Bowie was inducted to the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

Sadly, he passed away on January 10, 2016, just days after his 69th birthday and the release of his 25th studio album, ‘Blackstar’.

Bowie had a career spanning four decades and was known for his innovative music and style, in particular his androgynous alter ego Ziggy Stardust. He enjoyed an illustrious career right up until his death.

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On This Day In Music: Farewell Starman

On January 10, 2016 David Bowie died aged 69 following an 18 month battle with cancer. The legendary British artist and musician passed away just two days after his 69th birthday and release of his 25th studio album, ‘Blackstar’.

Bowie had a career spanning four decades and was known for his innovative music and style, in particular his androgynous alter ego Ziggy Stardust. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 and enjoyed an illustrious career right up until his death.

Two days ago, on what would have been the legendary British artist’s 71st birthday, a previously unreleased demo of his song Let’s Dance was shared. Listen to it above.

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On This Day In Music: David Bowie Releases Final Album ‘Blackstar’

On January 8, 2016, his 69th birthday, David Bowie released his final album, ‘Blackstar’. The legendary British artist and musician sadly passed away two days later following an 18 month battle with cancer.

Bowie had a career spanning four decades and was known for his innovative music and style, in particular his androgynous alter ego Ziggy Stardust. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 and enjoyed an illustrious career right up until his death.

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On This Day In Music: David Bowie Releases Changes

On January 7, 1972 David Bowie released the single Changes. A track taken from his fourth studio album, ‘Hunky Dory’.

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On This Day In Music: David Bowie Scores Second #1 Album With ‘Pin-Ups’

On November 3, 1973 David Bowie scored his second UK #1 album when ‘Pin-Ups’ reached the top of the chart.

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On This Day In Music: David Bowie Releases ‘Heroes’

On October 14, 1977 David Bowie released his twelfth studio album, ‘Heroes’, which was recorded with Brian Eno and Tony Visconti and featured Robert Fripp.

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On This Day In Music: David Bowie Releases Space Oddity

On July 11, 1969, David Bowie released Space Oddity, a matter of days before Apollo 11 set off for the moon. With Rick Wakeman of Yes contributing Mellotron, the iconic song, which detailed the mission of Major Tom, was recorded at London’s Trident Studios and included on Bowie’s second album. The single reached #1 after being re-released in 1975, while astronaut Chris Hadfield paid tribute to Bowie with a rendition during his stay on the International Space Station in 2013.

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On This Day In Music: David Bowie Releases Life On Mars?

On June 22, 1973 David Bowie released one of his most famous singles, Life On Mars?. The track, which features Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman, reached #3 on the UK singles chart.

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