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So Dear Friends... the time has come. In this - the final episode of our exhaustive (and exhausting) definitive A to Z of David Bowie podcast we inevitably find ourselves at the letter Z, and where better to finish than with the character who f
OK - we are now scarily close to the end of the Alphabet…and with it the end of our definitive Podcast journey through the work, life, times, friends and enemies of David Bowie. In this episode we tackle 2 letters! Damn we’re good. Y = Young Am
70 episodes down and two to go! In this 2nd part of our expeditions into the X - Rated cinematic Bowie, we look at the film Bowie described as “All my 32 Elvis movies rolled into one”…not for the fainted hearted - Ladies and Gentlemen we presen
As our podcast series draws to an end Rob and Marc take on the letter ‘X’... for ‘X’ certificate... the films of David Bowie. Here Nic Roeg’s masterpiece THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH is in the spotlight.All 71 episodes of this Podcast are now avai
In this - one of the last episodes of the definitive David Bowie historical audio documents (commonly known as the A to Z of David Bowie), our two resident Bowie-nuts Rob Hughes and Marc Riley take a glance at the life of a man who befriended a
The hero of this Episode started off as a Rat and eventually found himself a Spider! We’re talking about the irrepressible Michael or ‘Mick’ or ‘Woody’ Woodmansey. From almost becoming a Spectacle expert in Driffield Yorkshire - he ended up as
In this Episode Pinky and Perky (that’s Bob and Marc to you) dig deep into the Underground. The Velvet Underground. Only to discover the whimsical David Bowie currently ensconced in the world of the Laughing Gnome had gone ‘rogue’ with his Lou
In this ever so slightly ‘fruity’ episode of the A TO Z OF DAVID BOWIE Rob and Marc get all hot and bothered whilst encounter the career of Bowie 70’s PR lady Cherry Vanilla. Her tales of nudity and pleasures of the flesh might be a little shoc
Listen in to our latest 'A to Z of db’ to see what Marc and Rob make of Bowie’s long-standing relationship with legendary producer and Holy Holy member Tony Visconti. It was an on-off relationship that at one point witnessed the arrival of a co
In this latest chapter looking at all things Bowie (and related) Marc Riley and Rob Hughes sink to new depths courtesy of 'Woody Woodmansey’s U-Boat', and as unlikely as it seems they get a bit Benny Hill in the company of Salvador Dali, they g
In this deluxe 45 minute Podcast you will hear Bob and Marc charter a path through five different Bowie related subjects… and of course they come up trumps! Top Trumps in fact! Plus there’s a look at the influence and friendship of The Who’s Pe
This episode of our definitive David Bowie podcast sees Rob and Marc steer their way through a turbulent - but ultimately successful - stage in David’s career. It might not have been everyone’s idea of a winner, but it seemingly helped Bowie st
In this Episode our bumbling ‘heroes’ excavate two very different Bowie artefacts. First up and album that (arguably) no-one wants to hear (that’ll be Tonight then) sitting uncomfortably next to an album that David’s record company didn’t want
We hereby invite you to wrap your lugholes around yet another superb podcast looking at the world of David Bowie and those who orbited it. On this occasion we focus on a Weirdo… ‘Weird' of Weird and Gilly fame to be precise. Yes - that’s right…
In this episode our two anti-heroes Marc and Rob look at the first fruitful sorties into the hallowed halls of the BBC. Aided and abetted by Nicholas Pegg’s invaluable Complete David Bowie tome, db’s entire BBC Session history is methodically t
In this latest episode chronicling the life and times of yer actual David Bowie, Rob and Marc revisit the STAGE album and the Isolar 2 Tour and put the spotlight on Mannish Boy Bob Solley and two backing singers who were to be Frank…(and George
Whilst having been biding his time waiting for his less than generous contract with the Mainman Management organisation to run out, David had been hatching a plan to up his game...and fame. He intended to tour the indoor arenas of the world…and
In this Episode messers Hughes and Riley untangle the story behind David’s proper breakthrough hit...none of your so-called “novelty hit’ about THIS one. Yes we’re talking about Starman and the seismic shock it sent through the UK in the month
It was a hardly a Mutual Admiration Society to begin with but Bowie’s love for the fledgling Bruce Springsteen was evident from the songs of his he chose to cover. Unimpressed by db’s blistering version of ‘It’s Hard To Be A Saint In The City’
Having failed to make his mark as a Mod and a Baladeer David turns his hand to the world of Folk. He sets up his own Folk club…wears cord pants and grows hi locks. WHAT MORE COULD HE DO! Well...he could always write a brilliant off-kilter opus
There are plenty of ‘Oddities' to be found whilst tracing the career of David Bowie - but the one that first brought him into the public eye was the ‘Space' version. Seen by some as a ‘novelty’ record this doom-laden tale was bizarrely used as
If you decide to join Rob and Marc in this most recent exploration of Bowie’s career you’ll find them dissecting the album that took Bowie away from the off-kilter Berlin-trilogy era and steered him towards the realms of swaggering ‘art-rock ’.
To some she was an attention seeking opportunist…but to others Mary Angela Barnet was Angie Bowie, the woman who steered Bowie away from the unfocussed Genius In Waiting towards the Glam Icon and Rock Star he always wanted to be. In this episod
In this missive Marc and Rob tackle the fraught but undeniably brilliant episode in David’s life that brought about the classic 'Station To Station' album. Tales of weirdness were seeping from L.A. around the time of it’s recording and db was f
Looking to find some love in the United States Bowie undertook his first promo tour of America in 1971. He had long flowing locks and wore a (mans) dress. Erm… how can we put this? Well…not everyone understood. One man who definitely did unders
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