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Been on a Bowie Kick as of Late

and just keep getting more amazed by this guy and his work



and of course the Ziggy Era



to enlighten those to that era, these lyrics say it all - "came on so loaded man, well hung and snow white tan"



and my fav Bowie tune


"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming WOW, what a RIDE !!"
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The Thin White Duke

My Favorite Plus a kick ass Show on BBC


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Fuck that noise, Bowie at his best right here!

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Oh Dude - Here is the OG of that tune - He was soooooo ahead of his time back then


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I picked that version because his voice held up for so long.

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And who could ever forget, "This mellow fine chick just put my spine out of place"


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I picked that version because his voice held up for so long.
True Dat Bro - Much like Clapton, he has never lost a step


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On great guitar riff


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Dylan's kid did a good cover of Hero's I think it was on the Godzilla sound Track

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I love when he got funky too


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And just sooooooo far from center - "Major Toms a Junkie"


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Trivia time

In Fashion Name the Original VJ in it from MTV

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And such great lyrics here


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You ever see him live?

I saw him in Germany right after the Gulf War.

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Trivia time

In Fashion Name the Original VJ in it from MTV
JJ Jackson?
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You ever see him live?

I saw him in Germany right after the Gulf War.
Caught him in the late 80's in Detroit - I think it was The China Girl Tour

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JJ Jackson?
No you wrong try again watch where they are kind of line jumping in the dance studio.

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I think I saw Alan Hunter, no?
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Ding!

And here is Don Pardo to tell you what you won!

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Ding!

And here is Don Pardo to tell you what you won!
HAHAHAHA - No Shit - I searched and found this after you told me I was right - It mentions his "debut"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Hunter

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I always come back to this tune for some reason - "New Yorks a Go Go and everything taste like.....poor little greenie"


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this one has been beat to death, but i love the intense violent undertones in the lyrics

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this is one of the best bowie songs in MHO... doin in like only he can

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I saw him just before he has his heart attack a year or two ago. I think it was at the Rosemont Theater. Years ago I waited until the last minute to buy tickets to one of his concerts at the Stadium and ended up getting seats about 10 feet from the piano player right next to the stage. Everone around us had stage passes. In between songs Bowie would come over and share his colorfull little girlie smokes and his Courviosie(sp), booze with us. My girl, who is now my wife, is a big Bowie fan. Do you suppose she was impressed?

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