On the fifth anniversary of David Bowie’s passing, our writer muses on the one song that still haunts him.
Vince Taylor helped bring rockabilly to England. But his drug-fueled antics had a different impact on David Bowie, Van Morrison and more.
David Bowie was the king of “reinvention.” He never rested on his laurels or took the easy path. Is there someone today who’s doing similar?
From Dylan to Monterey Pop, Bowie to Depeche Mode, the late filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker had an eye for picking up what was happening beneath the surface.
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.