Tag Archives: David Bowie

Anhtony Newley

11/2/15 – Anthony Newley – Once In A lifetime/Gonna Build A Mountain/What Kind Of Fool Am I – 1964 – The Man Who Makes You Laugh – 1978 / Nina Simone – Feeling Good – 1965 / Traffic – Feeling Good – 1969

As we were playing some very early Bowie clips in the last post, I thought it was about time that we tried to illustrate the Anthony Newley influence that all early Bowie articles refer to. Here’s Newley in some different eras performing in the US and the UK. He was a singer a songwriter, an […]


10/2/15 – Feathers/David Bowie – /Sell Me A Coat/ Ching – A – Ling/Letter To Hermione – 1968/1969

In response to Ricky’s comment on the last post about Lesley Duncan, Ricky mentioned Hermione and John Hutchinson, well here’s Feathers, Hermione Farthingale, John Hutchinson and David Bowie singing Sell Me A Coat and Ching-A-Ling. Plus an early version of Letter To Hermione, a song that would appear on Space Oddity in 1969. I imagine […]

David Bowie Sue 10 Inch Cover Art

14/11/14 – David Bowie – 10 Inch EP – Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) / ‘Tis A Pity She Was A Whore – 2014

David Bowie keeps it arty, makes it busy, jazzy, jaunty, a black and white movie with a hint of theatre like a new musical by Bertolt Brecht’s Grandson starring a Scott Walker that could have been in another reality, one where he isn’t quite so determined to distance himself from his past. Songs scuttle along […]

The Spiders 1972

24/6/14 – The Spiders From Mars Starring David Bowie – Five Years – The Old Grey Whistle Test – 1972/Live In Santa Monica – 1972

David Bowie and The Spiders play Five Years on The Old Grey Whistle Test in 1972, in a clip that I have never seen before till today. This is an extension of the last post about Suede, as Bowie became such an obsession as an individual for so many people – and of course he was a […]