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➤ “I’m not a rock star” Bowie often said – No, David, you were a messiah

◼ ALL 10 BRITISH NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS filled their front pages today with the death of David Bowie at 69 – and so did scores of newspapers overseas. The last pop star whose death justified such deification was Jacko in 2009; … Continue reading

2012 ➤ If David Jones hadn’t become Bowie what would have become of the rest of us?

❚ HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR BOWIE. And thanks for the boggling, inspirational, poptastic ride so far —140 million albums sold and the rules of rock rewritten. You will be the genie waiting at the end of time. Boy George has this … Continue reading

2021 ➤ So what’s the Bowie premium as Judi’s Ashes hat goes for sale?

Updated on 6 December 2021 ❚ A FAMOUS OWNER can certainly bestow prestige on a work of art. Indeed when Bowie’s own contemporary art collection went for auction at Sotheby’s in 2016 there was an online frenzy to snap up … Continue reading

2021 ➤ Who can identify the face in this Bowie painting up for auction next week?

Updated on 25 June 2021 ❚ A PAINTING BY SUPERSTAR DAVID BOWIE was found last summer in a thrift store for household goods and bought for just five dollars. Today it was put up for auction online and its top … Continue reading

1980, Bowie recruits Blitz Kids for his Ashes video

➤ £50 for a walk up the beach with David in Ashes to Ashes Posted on 1 July 2020 40 YEARS ON ❚ TODAY WAS THE DAY in 1980 when London’s now fabled Blitz Club was blessed by a visit … Continue reading