Tag Archives: David Bowie

The Jean Genie single cover 1972

29/5/16 – David Bowie – The Jean Genie – Top Of The Pops Live – 1973 / The Jean Genie – Video Starring Cyrinda Foxe – 1972

Don’t worry, I’m not finished yet and thanks to some helpful suggestions, the tragedy of classic No.2 songs being held off the No.1 spot by unworthy chart toppers continues. The Jean Genie was released by David Bowie in November 1972 as the first single from the forthcoming album Aladdin Sane released in April 1973. The song […]

Nina Hagen colour pic 1980

27/2/16 – Nina Hagen – Ziggy Stardust – Swedish Television – September 1980

There’s been a lot of heartfelt tributes since David Bowie’s unexpected death in January and most recently some high profile performances on the television, initiating mixed reactions to their relevance and quality. In 1980 as Bowie was releasing Scary Monsters, Nina Hagen was appearing on Swedish television with a memorable tribute of her own. It’s unclear […]

Annette Peacock, I'm The One 1972 - Cover Art

6/2/16 – Annette Peacock – I’m The One – 1972

I’ve written about Annette Peacock before and whenever I hear her music I become transfixed by the pure scope of her vision. She can be sexy and avant-garde, sensitive and scary, catchy and experimental, she’s sixties, seventies, eighties, nineties and futuristic, a timeless wonder, she is Jazz, Blues, Electronic, Rap, Pop, Progressive, Singer/Songwriter, Poet, Funk, Rock, Soul – everything […]