My Bowie Story

My Bowie Story

From Space Oddity to Blackstar, the tales include personal encounters with Bowie and offer deep insights that longtime fans and those just discovering his brilliance will cherish.

Author: Dale K. Perry

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781532030109

Category: Music

Page: 316

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In My Bowie Story, sixty storytellers look back on more than four decades of memories featuring David Bowie. Filled with heartfelt stories and photographs, the fans describe how Bowies music, personas, and creativity changed their lives. The eighty five stories also offer a glimpse of Bowies kindness as he interacted with his admirers while relating the impact his message had on the sexuality, education, and the lifelong achievements of multiple generations. From Space Oddity to Blackstar, the tales include personal encounters with Bowie and offer deep insights that longtime fans and those just discovering his brilliance will cherish.
Categories: Music

The Fandom of David Bowie

The Fandom of David Bowie

The TV was on in the house, and it was a breaking news story, reminiscent, for
Sean of Bowie's song, Five Years. ... I was in complete shock – in disbelief, and
he held my hand and said that David Bowie had passed away. ... laced with the
various types of profound life story memories that we have shared here, as Bowie
fans searched for temporal moorings, aide-memoirs and recuperating measures
to ...

Author: Toija Cinque

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783030158804

Category: Music

Page: 233

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Built from stories and memories shared by self-defined David Bowie fans, this book explores how Bowie existed as a figure of renewal and redemption, resonating in particular with those marginalized by culture and society. Sean Redmond and Toija Cinque draw on personal interviews, memorabilia, diaries, letters, communal gatherings and shared conversation to find out why Bowie mattered so much to the fans that idolized him. Contextualising the identification streams that have emerged around David Bowie, the book highlights his remarkable influence.
Categories: Music

David Bowie I Was There

David Bowie  I Was There

But through the years I have been determined not to let those scumbags ruin my
memory of what was an otherwise ... In our shoplifting phase, I think it was my
friend Ann who nicked a book called The David Bowie Story from a Liverpool
store.

Author: Neil Cossar

Publisher: This Day In Music Books

ISBN: 9781787590489

Category: Music

Page: 448

View: 425

David Bowie: I Was There features more than 350 eyewitness accounts from fans who saw him live in concert, from colleagues who played music and worked with him and from friends. From his early shows in Bromley - through the 182-date Ziggy Stardust Tour and the 12 other major tours across the world - this is a unique view of the David Bowie story. It places him in the context of the times he lived through and his place in the lives of those who saw him. The book features a wealth of fascinating stories, memorabilia and photographs that have never been published before - making this book a unique portrait of one of the most influential musicians of this era.
Categories: Music

David Bowie

David Bowie

Still, my interest was piqued, and in many ways I stayed interested for the rest of
his life. ... So many people felt they had a personal connection with David Bowie,
and this became more than apparent when he died. ... Everyone had a story to
tell. ... on the dancefloor...near died when I realised it was David Bowie...we
automatically laughed and danced...it was about 30 secs...a memory for a lifetime
.

Author: Dylan Jones

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780451497857

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 576

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Dylan Jones’s engrossing, magisterial biography of David Bowie is unlike any Bowie story ever written. Drawn from over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators, some of whom have never before spoken about their relationship with Bowie, this oral history weaves a hypnotic spell as it unfolds the story of a remarkable rise to stardom and an unparalleled artistic path. Tracing Bowie’s life from the English suburbs to London to New York to Los Angeles, Berlin, and beyond, its collective voices describe a man profoundly shaped by his relationship with his schizophrenic half-brother Terry; an intuitive artist who could absorb influences through intense relationships and yet drop people cold when they were no longer of use; and a social creature equally comfortable partying with John Lennon and dining with Frank Sinatra. By turns insightful and deliciously gossipy, David Bowie is as intimate a portrait as may ever be drawn. It sparks with admiration and grievances, lust and envy, as the speakers bring you into studios and bedrooms they shared with Bowie, and onto stages and film sets, opening corners of his mind and experience that transform our understanding of both artist and art. Including illuminating, never-before-seen material from Bowie himself, drawn from a series of Jones’s interviews with him across two decades, David Bowie is an epic, unforgettable cocktail-party conversation about a man whose enigmatic shapeshifting and irrepressible creativity produced one of the most sprawling, fascinating lives of our time.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

David Bowie

David Bowie

In 2013, David Bowie became the first artist to release new songs with the
promotional equivalent of John Cage's Four ... Bowie himself looked both bizarre
and drowning in memory in the new promotional film by the New York artist Tony
... The song isn't so much about Berlin, it's about a time when everything was
good in your life, a period where you think: 'I ... Words exist but they are invented
and tell no story, whilst the music swarms around nebulous and cold images of
the East.

Author: Eoin Devereux

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317754480

Category: Music

Page: 324

View: 742

David Bowie: Critical Perspectives examines in detail the many layers of one of the most intriguing and influential icons in popular culture. This interdisciplinary book brings together established and emerging scholars from a wide variety of backgrounds, including musicology, sociology, art history, literary theory, philosophy, politics, film studies and media studies. Bowie’s complexity as a singer, songwriter, producer, performer, actor and artist demands that any critical engagement with his overall work must be interdisciplinary and wide-ranging in its scope. The chapters are organised around the key themes of ‘textualities’, ‘psychologies’, ‘orientalisms’, ‘art and agency’ and ‘performing and influencing’ in Bowie’s work. This comprehensive book contributes a great deal to the study of popular music, performance, gender, religion, popular media and celebrity.
Categories: Music

English and English Literature

English and English Literature

It is from a biography of the rock-star, David Bowie. ... Bowie was profiled in The
Times, The Independent, the DailyMail and the Evening Standard: MTV and VH-1
aired specials; ITV and the BBC weighed in with their own po-faced tributes. ...
how threatening they can seem to someone whose memories are bad-give the
illusion of sweeping us away from the past. ... in splints and my specs taped
together; but if I recognized myself in his description, I knew it was not the whole
story.

Author: Steven Croft

Publisher: Letts and Lonsdale

ISBN: 1843155060

Category: English language

Page: 200

View: 850

New editions of the bestselling Revise GCSE Study Guides with a fresh new look and updated content in line with curriculum changes. Revise GCSE contains everything students need to achieve the GCSE grade they want. Each title has been written by a GCSE examiner to help boost students' learning and focus their revision. Each title provides complete curriculum coverage with clearly marked exam board labels so students can easily adapt the content to fit the course they are studying. Revise GCSE is an ideal course companion throughout a student's GCSE study and acts as the ultimate Study Guide throughout their revision.
Categories: English language

The Complete David Bowie

The Complete David Bowie

Author: Nicholas Pegg

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105122240695

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 640

View: 728

The career of David Bowie has been one of the most colorful and intriguing in modern rock history. In The Complete David Bowie, Nicholas Pegg chronicles the star’s every move—from his first appearance as balladeer Davy Jones in the 60s, and his spectacular, gender-bending turn in the 70s as Ziggy Stardust, to his starring roles in films like The Man Who Fell to Earth and The Hunger. This definitive reference also includes a detailed production history and an analysis of all Bowie’s albums, including 2003’s Reality; hundreds of entries with facts and anecdotes about all his songs, plus unreleased rarities; and set lists and histories of every live show.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

David Bowie

David Bowie

Changes, 1970-1980 : the Stories Behind Every David Bowie Song 1970-1980
Chris Welch ... Is A Happy Land; We Are Hungry Men; When I Live My Dream;
Little Bombardier; Silly Boy Blue; Come And Buy My Toys; Join the Gang; She's
Got Medals; ... Letter To Hermione; Cygnet Committee; Janine; An Occasional
Dream; Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud; God Knows I'm Good; Memory Of A Free
Festival ...

Author: Chris Welch

Publisher:

ISBN: 1858688108

Category: Rock musicians

Page: 144

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Categories: Rock musicians

The Night of the Gun

The Night of the Gun

DAVID. BOWIE. DID. NOT. SING. TO. ME,. BUT. HE. COULD. HAVE. Memory can
change the shape of a room; it can change ... My current fable is that I fell off a
turnip truck in Lower Manhattan—at night, of course—in 2000, and the city, as is
its ... And sometime after that, I ended up in that car interviewing Harvey for a
story.

Author: David Carr

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781471108426

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

View: 454

David Carr was an addict for more than twenty years -- first dope, then coke, then finally crack -- before the prospect of losing his newborn twins made him sober up in a bid to win custody from their crack-dealer mother. Once recovered, he found that his recollection of his 'lost' years differed -- sometimes radically -- from that of his family and friends. The night, for example, his best friend pulled a gun on him. 'No,' said the friend (to David's horror, as a lifelong pacifist), 'It was you that had the gun.' Using all his skills as an investigative reporter, he set out to research his own life, interviewing everyone from his parents and his ex-partners to the policemen who arrested him, the doctors who treated him and the lawyers who fought to prove he was fit to have custody of his kids. Unflinchingly honest and beautifully written, the result is both a shocking account of the depths of addiction and a fascinating examination of how -- and why -- our memories deceive us. As David says, we remember the stories we can live with, not the ones that happened.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Today s sound a Melody Maker book

Today s sound   a Melody Maker book

Angie Bowie smiles , and is So where does the story begin ? even a twinkle from
his room . ... I ' ve never been times / lands on a runway fit for a listening to the
chatter on ihe inter so damned scared in my life . ... and purples , David Bowie . ...
At £7 a bottle that might “ Then , for the first time in two My memory goes back to
the annoy people . years I shall leave the land , ” says platform on Paris Nord .

Author: Ray Coleman

Publisher:

ISBN: 060036142X

Category: Musicians

Page: 127

View: 708

Categories: Musicians

Musician

Musician

In our ' Tin Machine interview last issue David Bowie said he sometimes felt like “
Ahman Flint , where he can go out and kill somebody one day ... She says Your
revisionist article aspires to McCartney has not shown his “ dark rock history but
does a disservice to side ” since " Helter ... wealthy legacy — 10 albums (
including Dream Letter ) , some interesting Tim Buckley adventure stories and
most important a very talented ... Scott Isler ' s article is the perfect monument to
his memory .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015023737219

Category: Music

Page:

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Categories: Music

Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust

Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust

Recounts the author's experiences working as a recording engineer for such artists as the Beatles, David Bowie, and Duran Duran, in a text that also features anecdotes and technical details of the trade.

Author: Ken Scott

Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company

ISBN: 0739078585

Category: Music

Page: 414

View: 283

Recounts the author's experiences working as a recording engineer for such artists as the Beatles, David Bowie, and Duran Duran, in a text that also features anecdotes and technical details of the trade.
Categories: Music

Hallo Spaceboy

Hallo Spaceboy

The Rebirth of David Bowie Dave Thompson. with a certain amount of bile, and
that ugly incidents that occurred in the recesses of memory might take on whole
new heights of unsavory significance, once the axe has dropped. Unless these ...

Author: Dave Thompson

Publisher: ECW Press

ISBN: 9781554902712

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 300

View: 542

By 1987, David Bowie was at a creative, critical and commercial low. His most recent album was dismissed by the music press, his latest tour written off as a disaster. Yet - almost 20 years later, Bowie has re-established himself at the very peak of his profession in one of the most extraordinary comebacks in rock history. While most biographies on Bowie still focus on the early years, Hallo Spaceboy is the first to chronicle the comeback in detail. Drawing upon exclusive interviews with fans, colleagues and associates, it is the follow-up to Moonage Daydream (1987).
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Floor Sample

Floor Sample

I took a typewriter down to the basement and began working on a short story. ... I
tried to remember how right things had felt between us but found that my
memories seemed slippery and willo'thewisp. ... We barely shoehorned my
baggage into it, driving “home” through the hills to the strains of David Bowie's
Ziggy Stardust.

Author: Julia Cameron

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440678456

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 416

View: 331

An unflinching memoir by the woman who has helped thousands of people uncover their creative inspiration. In Floor Sample, the author of the international bestseller The Artist's Way weaves an honest and moving portrayal of her life. From her early career as a writer for Rolling Stone magazine and her marriage to Martin Scorsese, to her tortured experiences with alcohol and Hollywood, Julia Cameron reflects in this engaging memoir on the experiences in her life that have fueled her own art as well as her ability to help others realize their creative dreams. She also describes the fascinating circumstances that led her to emerge as a central figure in the creative recovery movement-a movement that she inaugurated and defined with the publication of her seminal work, The Artist's Way. Julia Cameron is a passionate and wry observer of the world, and her account of her life as a self-described "floor sample" for all she teaches in her brilliant books on creativity will surprise, entertain, and inspire all her many fans as well as anyone interested in an absorbing literary memoir.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

She s So Fine

She s So Fine

Because in those days I really didn't know I had a story of my own . I was just part
of their story and I saw my own only through these books . ... in a 12 - Step
program while at the Hazelden Clinic in Minnesota in 1985 can be read as a
metaphor for “ women in rock ” in the 1960s , at the actual time and in popular
memory . ... David Bowie : Hammersmith Odeon , London , July 3 , 1973 , ” in Ian
Inglis ( ed . ) ...

Author: Laurie Stras

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409436659

Category: Music

Page: 266

View: 823

She's So Fine explores the music, reception and cultural significance of 1960s girl singers and girl groups in the US and the UK. Using approaches from the fields of musicology, women's studies, film and media studies, and cultural studies, this volume is the first interdisciplinary work to link close musical readings with rigorous cultural analysis in the treatment of artists such as Martha and the Vandellas, The Crystals, The Blossoms, Brenda Lee, Dusty Springfield, Lulu, Tina Turner, and Marianne Faithfull.
Categories: Music

Books in Print

Books in Print

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105210120593

Category: American literature

Page:

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Categories: American literature

The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Presents Christmas in Tinseltown

The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Presents Christmas in Tinseltown

Celebrity Recipes and Hollywood Memories from Six Feet Under the Mistletoe
Frank DeCaro ... Olde Christmas, he sang “The Little Drummer Boy” mashed up
with “Peace on Earth” as a duet with David Bowie. ... Crosby's eldest son, Gary,
wrote a sort of “Daddy Dearest” tell-all titled Going My Own Way after his father's
death that ... We may never know the whole story, but his cookies are sure to
please.

Author: Frank DeCaro

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780757317019

Category: Cooking

Page: 240

View: 412

The toast of Christmas past is back and not a moment too soon! In The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook, Frank DeCaro serves up culinary delights from Edmund Gwenn's Christmas Cup to Bing Crosby's Sugar Cookies and celebrates the best of the season's movies, TV specials, and music. Recipes from such late luminaries as Natalie Wood, Judy Garland, Burl Ives, Dinah Shore, and even Boris Karloff are featured in chapters saluting fabulous amusements like Miracle on 34th Street, Meet Me in St. Louis, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Pee-wee's Playhouse Christmas Special, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Plus recipes from singers like Eartha Kitt ("Santa Baby"), Elvis Presley ("Blue Christmas"), and John Lennon ("Happy Xmas (War is Over)") celebrate the best holiday platters.
Categories: Cooking

The Advocate

The Advocate

Bowie ! Heathen is David Bowie ' s sharpest album — and most interesting to gay
audiences — in years By Larry Flick Sharp ears ... Be Your Slave , " which Bowie
perOn Heathen the legendary artist formed at the Tibet House benefit walks a
tightrope ... for the able and creatively satisfying collection first time in more than
20 years has un of songs in recent memory . ... When she simply lets her story
and grooves unfurl naturally , as she does on jams like the swaggering “ Better by
the ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106016670124

Category: Gay liberation movement

Page:

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Categories: Gay liberation movement

Bibliographic Index

Bibliographic Index

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015079882448

Category: Bibliographical literature

Page:

View: 450

Categories: Bibliographical literature