Lou Reed, Mott the Hoople, Iggy Pop: their careers were given a major shot when David Bowie stepped in with some timely production help.
David Bowie was a chameleon. And the “colors” in his music came from an array of inspirations, from jazz to rock, to the very unexpected.
The Velvet Underground became “famous” after they’d split up. We revisit some of their edgy, quirky songs.