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The decade of Ziggy Stardust and The Thin White Duke

Advantages: Painstakingly researched, detailed examination of Bowie's songs and career
Disadvantages: A little too arty in places (like its subject, perhaps?)

...David Bowie With hindsight, it’s difficult to argue with the oft-expressed opinion that David Bowie was the single most important rock musician of the 1970s. Having been a perpetual ‘one to watch’ from around 1966 onwards but with only one hit duri ...

JOHNV 08.02.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Man Who Sold the World: David Bowie and the 1970s - Peter Doggett

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He's chameleon, comedian, corinthian and caricature

Advantages: Excellent analyses of Bowie's music
Disadvantages: None, as long as the concept appeals to you

The hardback edition of this book is currently £9 on amazon. There’s also a kindle edition. I daresay a paperback will be along next year sometime. David Bowie is probably my favourite musician, although obviously I have to clarify that that I only mea ...

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