Lou Reed, Mott the Hoople, Iggy Pop: their careers were given a major shot when David Bowie stepped in with some timely production help.
Some of the most memorable songs have a bloody background. Ready to take a ride to the dark side?
The Clash is marking an anniversary this month with “Sandinista.” In honor of that album, some other songs that deserve another listen.
It was hard to stand in the spotlight with David Bowie, but guitarist Mick Ronson did so more than admirably. Along the way, he worked with stars including Elton, Lou Reed, even John Mellencamp — and deeply influenced rising artists like Morrissey and Def Leppard. A tribute to his all-too-short career.