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David Bowie – Earthling Tour,Que Club, Birmingham,1997

I did not normally buy the Birmingham Evening Mail. But that day I needed to check the property pages , bought it at lunchtime, and sat down to read it with a sandwich. Tucked away, in a small box advert … Continue reading

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The Age Of Bowie – Paul Morley

Time dulls the memory, sometimes for the best. Bad meals, bad holidays, lost love, time has a way of neutralising those memories. Sadly, it also dulls the memory of bad rock critics. I had forgotten what a pompous, self-important, narcissist … Continue reading

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From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads – Derby Theatre

**** David Bowie bestrides late 20th Century pop culture like few others. He left a mark with his music, fashion, films, acting, stage production and artistic alchemy. On the one hand he has left much to work with. On the … Continue reading

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From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads, Jan 15th16th 2018 – Derby Theatre, a Preview

I was fourteen when one summer’s day I heard another worldly sound coming through the open window of the house next door where a friend lived. I called around and asked who the artist was? “David Bowie, Moonage Daydream from … Continue reading

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BBC Bowie at the Proms

I was, and am, a huge David Bowie fan. I caught the sound of  Mick Ronson ’s guitar solo on “Moonage Daydream” drifting from my friend’s bedroom window in the summer of 73, had to find out who it was, … Continue reading

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Holy, Holy- The ultimate tribute band?- Birmingham Academy

When tribute bands first started to form, I was scornful. I began to watch a few, some were good, some were not. Then a friend pointed out that you don’t go along to a Beethoven concert and report: ” It … Continue reading

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