Neil Cossar: David Bowie - I Was There

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Publisher: This Day In Music
Artist: David Bowie
Author: Neil Cossar
Series: I Was There
Format: Books | Biography

During his lifetime, his record sales estimated at 140 million worldwide made David Bowie one of the world's best-selling music artists. This book provides a fan's-eye account from over 400 fans with their stories and experiences of seeing David Bowie live in concert.

As well as fans' accounts, the book features contributions from musicians who worked with Bowie live (Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Peter Frampton) and in the studio, soundmen, roadies, photographers and lifelong Bowie fans such as Mark Radcliffe, Marc Riley and Bob Harris. 

During his early years from 1962 until 1970 Bowie played over 600 shows around the UK as a solo artist, (as Davie Jones) and as a member of The Konrads, The King Bees, The Manish Boys, The Lower Third and The Buzz.

From the 70’s, Bowie played 12 major world tours, which saw him playing over 1,000 shows in total.

The book features fascinating anecdotes, stories, photographs and memorabilia from fans that have never been published before, making this book a portrait of one of the most influential musicians of his era.

ISBN: 9781911346432
Published on: 18 May 2018
No of pages: 448
Language: English
Catalogue No: 9781911346432