Predictably, David Bowie’s constantly-changing style inspired other artists to push the limits. From Germany (XYNN) to New Zealand (Alastair Riddell), see how these artists had their own takes on being a Thin White Duke.
If the Queen of Soul had stuck with either jazz or gospel, she could easily have become a sovereign of those music genres too.
The girl-group Vanity 6 and the jazz project Madhouse were just some of the ways that Prince indulged his hunger for creating new sounds. We’ve gathered five of his 80s side gigs worth hearing.
The Sir Douglas Quintet, Augie Meyers, and Joe “King” Carrasco have spiced up Tex-Mex music over the years. How international is its appeal? Well, some of its practitioners are British!
David & The Dorks is an early example but other Dead spin-off bands include Old and In the Way, Go Ahead, Weir & Wasserman, Dead & Company, and Golden Gate Wingmen.