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  1. David Bowie: David Robert Jones, known professionally by his stage name David Bowie, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure in the world of popular music for over four decades, and is renowned as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. He is known for his distinctive voice as well as the intellectual depth and eclecticism of his work. Aside from his musical abilities, he is recognised for his androgynous beauty, which was an iconic element to his image, particularly in the 1970s and 1980s.
  2. David Bowie is a musical artist.
  3. David Bowie was the brother of Jim Bowie.


David Bowie: The fictional representation of musician David Bowie.


"David Bowie" is a book by Dave Thompson.

  • genres: Music, Biography
  • subjects: Music, Literature, England, Rock music


"David Bowie" is a film.


  1. "David Bowie": David Bowie is the second studio album by English musician David Bowie, released under that title by Philips in the UK, and by Mercury in the US as Man of Words/Man of Music. It was later rereleased by RCA as Space Oddity but reverted to the original, eponymous, title for a 2009 reissue. Regarding its mix of folk, balladry and prog rock, NME editors Roy Carr and Charles Shaar Murray have said, "Some of it belonged in '67 and some of it in '72, but in 1969 it all seemed vastly incongruous. Basically, David Bowie can be viewed in retrospect as all that Bowie had been and a little of what he would become, all jumbled up and fighting for control...
  2. "David Bowie": David Bowie is the debut album by British musician David Bowie, released in 1967 on Deram Records. Its content bears little overt resemblance to the type of music that later made him famous, such as the folk rock of "Space Oddity" or the glam of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. NME critics Roy Carr and Charles Shaar Murray have said, "a listener strictly accustomed to David Bowie in his assorted '70s guises would probably find this debut album either shocking or else simply quaint", while biographer David Buckley describes its status in the Bowie discography as "the vinyl equivalent of the madwoman in the attic".
  3. "David Bowie": David Bowie is a box set released by Sony Music Entertainment and Columbia Records. The box set includes expanded versions of all Sony-owned albums by David Bowie.
    • also known as Outside / Earthling / Hours / Heathen / Reality
    • genres: Rock music, Rock and roll
    • released in (8 years ago)
  4. "David Bowie" a.k.a. "Images 1966–1967" is a compilation album by the British pop singer David Bowie. It comprises his first long player release as a solo artist for Deram Records, titled David Bowie, released in 1967, and various singles and B-sides recorded for Deram during 1966 and 1967.
  5. "David Bowie" is a composition.
  6. "David Bowie": David Bowie is the 1979 compilation album by David Bowie.
    • released in (37 years ago)
  7. David Bowie is an award-winning music video.
    • award: - Grammy Award for Best Music Video nomination for David Bowie

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for David Bowie

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Google previewRare Birds

Another modern music composer who has recently worked and collaborated with David Bowie is a talented young turk named Trent Reznor — the founder of the alternative rock group called Nine Inch Nails. Having seen a recent performance ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

Live Video: David Bowie (Videoform 1984), Rock Idols (Video Gems 1985), Serious Moonlight 2 ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Popular Music (2017)

by Norman Abjorensen

David Bowie Buckley, David. Strange Fascination: David Bowie: The Definitive Story. London: Virgin, 1999. Claire, Vivian. David Bowie! The King of Glitter Rock. New York: Flash Books, 1977. Devereux, Eoin, Aileen Dillane, and Martin J.

Google previewAmerican Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History by Gina Misiroglu

British rock musician David Bowie rose to prominence in the late stages of the British Invasion of the 1960s and early 1970s, during which a number of musical artists from the United Kingdom¦ from the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and the Who ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

windy UK Rhyming slang for, ®blowy ̄, formed on the name of singer and musician David Bowie (David Robert Jones, b.1947). ¦ Ray Puxley, Cockney Rabbit, 1992 David Gower; David ...

Google previewMusic in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture by Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.

and rock (David Bowie, 1947–). Glam rock began with theatrical British artists like David Bowie, and the style of clothing that ...

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Among the most influential musicians of the century, Bowie has managed to stay at the top of the charts for more than thirty years largely due to his talent for ...

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I think that we have created a new kind of person in a way. We have created a child who will be so exposed to the media that he will be lost to his parents by the time he is 12. (David Bowie)
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