Tag Archives: David Bowie


29/11/15 – Frida – Liv På Mars -1975 /Frida – Ensam – 1975

Abba’s Frida recorded a Swedish language version of David Bowie’s Life On Mars on her second solo album Ensam (Alone) released in 1975. The album was recorded whilst a member of Abba between Waterloo (1974) and Abba (1975) and also includes a Swedish language version of Fernando that stayed at No.1 on the Swedish charts for […]

UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970:  Photo of David Bowie  Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

15/9/15 – David Bowie – Oh! You Pretty Things – The Old Grey Whistle Test – 1972 / Peter Noone – Oh! You Pretty Things – 1971

A 1972 session for the Old Grey Whistle Test by David Bowie, Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder and Woody Woodmansey. It wasn’t broadcast till 1982, probably due to a time issue, Queen Bitch and Five Years being two songs that were broadcast. Oh! You Pretty Things is a song from the pre Ziggy album Hunky Dory released in 1971. Although Bowie […]

Mott The Hoople - All The Young Dudes Single Cover 1972

25/5/15 – Mott The Hoople – All The Young Dudes – 1972

On the brink of breaking up, this classic David Bowie song, written specifically for this struggling band, rescued Mott The Hoople’s career and set them on the Glam train to stardom. The song reached No.3 in the UK charts and No.37 in the USA. This led to four UK Top 20 singles from the following two albums […]

David Bowie 1976

14/2/15 – Wild Is The Wind – David Bowie – 1976

Wild Is The Wind was the title song from the 1957 film of the same name starring Anthony Quinn, Anna Magnini and Anthony Franciosa.  It was written by composer Dimitri Tomkin and lyricist Ned Washington. Washington wrote the words for Jazz Vocal classics such as Stella By Starlight, I’m Getting Sentimental Over You, The Nearness […]