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David Bowie: A Life in Pictures

David Bowie: A Life in Pictures (Hardback)

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Bowie the performer. Bowie the songwriter. Bowie the fashion icon. Chameleon-like, David Bowie has consistently reinvented his stage persona, while blurring the boundaries of art, performance, fashion and music. From art school to Major Tom, the Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the iconic lightning bolt of Aladdin Sane to Bowie's film career and current renaissance, this book is a comprehensive collection of pictures. Showcasing hundreds of moments from Bowie's professional life, together with stunning famous and little known images from some of the world's best photographers - such as Terry O'Neill, Gijsbert Hanekroot and Mick Rock - the visuals are accompanied by commentary from award winning journalist and author Chris Welch.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: arts & entertainmentMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresIndividual composers & musicians, specific bands & groupsMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresRock & Pop music Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd Publication Date: 11/04/2013 ISBN-13: 9781780973449  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Chris started out as a reporter on UK music weekly Melody Maker in the mid-1960s. He went on the road with Led Zeppelin, The Who, David Bowie and more during the 1970s. Chris has since worked on a variety of music magazines and has written more than 20 books on rock music. He also contributes to UK newspapers. His self-confessed finest hour was 'Playing conga drums, live on stage in Germany with Led Zep during "Whole Lotta Love'". In 2012 Chris was awarded a Gold Badge of Merit Award for a special contribution to Britain's music industry by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors in London.

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