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05/21/2017 at 18:08. Facebook
5TH LONDON BOWIE FAN CHARITY EVENT ON SALE

“Mars happy nation, sit on my karma...”

Tickets for the 5th Annual Bowie fan event at Surya in London on July 1st 2017, are now officially on sale.

All proceeds will once again go to TERRENCE HIGGINS TRUST. Last year, the evening raised a very impressive £11,620, which was donated to Cancer Research UK.

Tickets cost the same as last year, £25, and...
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David Bowie
05/20/2017 at 22:58. Facebook
FIVE DAYS TILL DB IS IN BARCELONA LAUNCH PARTY

“You asked for the latest party...”

The next leg of the record-breaking David Bowie is BCN exhibition at Museu Del Disseny De Barcelona ([ Smarturl.it Link ], kicks off with a rather special launch party.

Exhibition Opening Party. Razzmataz 2
May 25th: Official Exhibition Opening Party at Razzmatazz 2 with live concerts and Dj sets.

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David Bowie
05/20/2017 at 17:26. Facebook
HUNKY DORY GOLD VINYL UK RELEASE DATE CHANGE

“Torn apart in the UK, In the dribble of May...”

We recently announced the release next month of two limited edition gold vinyl retail exclusive albums, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars and Hunky Dory. ([ Smarturl.it Link ]

The albums are being released worldwide via Parlophone on June 16th 2017, the 45th...
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David Bowie
05/18/2017 at 12:01. Facebook
BOWIE DECLARED MOST POPULAR ARTIST OF 2016

“Music is sublime...”

Hot on the heels of David Bowie being celebrated as the most successful star in Record Store Day's 10-year history in the UK ([ Smarturl.it Link ], the bpi has announced today that he has also beaten the likes of Adele and Drake to be named the UK's most popular artist of 2016.

Bowie clocked up 1.65m album equivalent sales, a...
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05/16/2017 at 22:58. Facebook
THE LONG WAY HOME: BOWIE AND MacCORMACK

“I'm stuck with a valuable friend...”

A signed collection of Geoff MacCormack’s David Bowie photographs are to be offered as part of Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia sale on June 28th ([ Smarturl.it Link ], the month which marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Bowie’s debut album, David Bowie. The prints are thought to be among the last items...
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THE LONG WAY HOME BOWIE AND MacCORMACK Im stuck with a valuable
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BOWIEONTAPE SITE IS LIVE NOW

“(Ears tell me) turn it around...”

You may have seen John Carroll and Leo Rodia’s Bowieontape Facebook page regarding that most undervalued of Bowie collector formats, the humble cassette tape. They’ve been teasing their new site on the page and at last, it’s ready to view: [ Smarturl.it Link ]

The cassette had fallen from favour since being usurped by the CD,...
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BOWIEONTAPE SITE IS LIVE NOW Ears tell me turn it around You
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GERALD FEARNLEY’S BOWIE UNSEEN DUE JULY

“Takes me right back...when you were young...”

As we look ahead to the 50th anniversary of the debut David Bowie album, the man responsible for the images that graced the cover has a book of the sessions released via Iconic Images and ACC Publishing Groupon July 14th.

Here’s an exclusive edited excerpt from Bowie Unseen. Take it away Gerald...

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Catherine David
Alan Black
RARE DAVY JONES PICTURE UNEARTHED

“I’d like to blow on your horn...”

A wonderful picture of Davy Jones playing his white Grafton saxophone with the first line-up of The Kon-rads has surfaced.

The young Jones (later to become a solo singer in his own right under the name of David Bowie), is pictured next to George Underwood (later to become a solo singer in his own right under the name of...
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RARE DAVY JONES PICTURE UNEARTHED Id like to blow on your horn
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CRACKED ACTOR CD AND HI-RES DOWNLOAD

“For you’re dancing where the dogs decay...”

‪Along with aforementioned gold vinyl releases, 16th June 2017‪ also sees the release on CD and download of the best-selling vinyl album of last month’s Record Store Day (RSD) 2017, David Bowie Cracked Actor - Live Los Angeles '74. This follows public demand for formats of the album alongside the triple...
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CRACKED ACTOR CD AND HIRES DOWNLOAD For youre dancing where the dogs
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Paul Holmes
April Hayes
HUNKY DORY AND ZIGGY STARDUST GOLD VINYL DUE

“Sound of thunder, sound of gold...”

Next month‪ sees the release of two very strictly limited edition gold vinyl retail exclusive albums, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars and Hunky Dory.

The albums are being released via Parlophone on 16th June 2017, the 45th anniversary of the original release of Bowie’s classic...
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HUNKY DORY AND ZIGGY STARDUST GOLD VINYL DUE
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Chris Richards
DAVID BOWIE: GLAMOUR FANZINE - GET INVOLVED

“Me, I’m fresh on your pages...”

Many of you will have already been enjoying Issue #1 of Andy Jones and Nick Smart’s David Bowie: Glamour - The Fanzine*, with its striking Helen Green Art cover based on one of Sukita’s delicious 1973 Bowie portraits.

The fanzine is beautifully designed by Milky Cereal and the equally delightful Issue #2, is due...
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Nick Smart
BE MY WIFE 40TH ANNIVERSARY PICTURE DISC

“Sometimes you get so lonely...”

For those that follow these releases, it will be no surprise that Be My Wife is the latest in Parlophone’s series of 40th-anniversary Bowie 7" picture discs.

Originally released in the UK on June 17th 1977, Be My Wife was the 2nd and final single from the ground-breaking album Low, the first of the so-called Berlin...
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BE MY WIFE 40TH ANNIVERSARY PICTURE DISC
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BARCELONA EXCLUSIVE VINYL DUE

“Johnny looks up at the stars...”

To celebrate the next leg of the record-breaking David Bowie is BCN exhibition at Museu Del Disseny De Barcelona ([ Smarturl.it Link ], a limited edition red vinyl of I’m Afraid Of Americans will be making its 7” debut exclusively at the venue only, on May 25th.

The Trent Reznor remixed V1 edit of the track is the A-side,...
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BARCELONA EXCLUSIVE VINYL DUE Johnny looks up at the stars To celebrate
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STARMAN 45 IS 45 TODAY

“If we can sparkle he may land tonight...”

David Bowie’s game-starting single, Starman, was released in the UK on April 28th 1972.

It eventually peaked at #10, helped in no small measure by THAT appearance on Top Of The Pops.

In case you can’t read it in our montage, the text in the 1972 US “David Bowie Is The Starman” advert reads thus...

“He's thin and he’s...
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STARMAN 45 IS 45 TODAY If we can sparkle he may land
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IGGY AND BOWIE COLLABORATIONS VINYL REISSUED

“Here comes Johnny Yen again...”

UMC celebrates Iggy Pop’s 70th birthday with limited-edition coloured-vinyl editions of the three albums that David Bowie was a major part in the creation of: The Idiot (on orange translucent vinyl), Lust for Life (on clear vinyl) and TV Eye Live (on purple translucent vinyl).

The Idiot and Lust For Life are...
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IGGY AND BOWIE COLLABORATIONS VINYL REISSUED
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BOWIE UK’S BEST-SELLING RSD ALBUM AND SINGLE

“I'm lost in streams of sound...”

The Official UK Charts (OCC) has announced that David Bowie is the best-selling artist of Record Store Day 2017. ([ Smarturl.it Link ]

Patient Bowie fans queued for hours (some since the previous night), to be first in line to snap up exclusive RSD Bowie vinyl on Saturday morning (22nd).

The clear blue vinyl No...
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On the 25th anniversary of David Bowie and Iman's private civil wedding ceremony at Lausanne registry office, Switzerland in 1992.

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On the 25th anniversary of David Bowie and Imans private civil wedding

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Julie Adams
TV TALKS BOWIE ’74 AND MIXING CRACKED ACTOR

“Crack baby crack, show me you're real...”

Ahead of tomorrow’s RSD vinyl issue of Cracked Actor (Live In Los Angeles 1974), Tony Visconti has kindly written a few words for us about catching Bowie in performance in 1974 and the emotional task of mixing Cracked Actor for release...

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NEVER LET ME DOWN ALBUM IS 30 TODAY

"When all your faith is failing, Call my name..."

Thirty years ago today, David Bowie released his seventeenth studio album, Never Let Me Down.

The album hasn't weathered well over the years...it's had a track surgically removed from it, never to be spoken of again, and even its creator didn’t have the nicest things to say about it.

Despite all this,...
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NEVER LET ME DOWN ALBUM IS 30 TODAY When all your faith
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BOWPROMO UNBOXING VIDEO

“Think we’re in for a big surprise...”

Two days to go till Record Store Day.

#BowieRSD #RSD2017 #BowieVinyl #BOWPROMO
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Paul Mathias
Paul Holmes