The internet today, January 10 has stopped to acknowledged the passing of British soft-rocker, singer and songwriter David Bowie, who released his final album, “Blackstar” just two days before he succumbs to an 18 month long illness. David Bowie was 69.
Let’s look back at some of David Bowie‘s most memorable tracks.
1. Let’s Dance
“Let’s Dance” is the title song from David Bowie’s 1983 album of the same name. It went on to become one of his biggest-selling tracks.
“Fame” was released by David Bowie in 1975. It reached Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 during the week of 20 September 1975. The song is included in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.
3. Dancing In The Streets, Ft Mick Jagger
“Dancing in the Street” is a 1964 song first recorded by Martha and the Vandellas. It is one of Motown Records signature songs and is the group’s premier signature song. Mick Jagger and David Bowie re-released it as a duo in 1985, to raise money for the Live Aid famine relief cause.
4. China Girl
“China Girl” was co-written by David Bowie and Iggy Pop when they lived in Berlin. It was first released in 1977 by Iggy Pop, and then in 1983 by David Bowie when it became really popular.
And, last but not the least as well as my favorite,
5. Space Oddity
“Space Oddity” was released as a single in July 1969. It was also the opening track of the album David Bowie (also known as Space Oddity). The song is about the launch of Major Tom, a fictional astronaut.
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