Tag: David Bowie

Live Aid, the day the world cared (and wanted to see music)

Live Aid Posters (apoplife.nl)

On July 13th, 1985, the most important and impressive concert of the 1980s took place in London and Philadephia: the benefit concert Live Aid. A look back.

News: Ouvrez Le Chien streaming next week

David Bowie - Ouvrez Le Chien (davidbowie.com)

On June 25th, 2020, davidbowie.com announced the upcoming release of a concert from the exciting Outside Tour performed in 1995.

David Bowie – LIVEANDWELL.COM

David Bowie - LIVEANDWELL.COM - davidbowie.com 2020 cover (davidbowie.com)

In 1999 BowieNet members received the first Bowie internet CD, in part compiled by members themselves. In 2020 it was made available for everybody to enjoy and listen to!

David Bowie changes course towards (plastic) soul: Young Americans

David Bowie - Stills from US TV advert 1975 for Young Americans (pinterest.com)

In 1975 David Bowie released Young Americans, a soul and R&B album. How did it hold up and where does it stand today? A look back.

The best live albums

What are the best live albums of all time? A selection from my personal collection. My most played, sometimes with the most childhood memories, concert recordings!

David Bowie – Serious Moonlight (live ’83)

Yet another great David Bowie release. The Serious Moonlight Tour, which catapulted Bowie’s career into the stratosphere. Finally available as an audio release!

Closing of 2018

Closing of 2018. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What blog stories were favorite? A look back at 2018.

David Bowie – Welcome To The Blackout (Live London ’78)

Finally a ‘real’ document of the famous Isolar 2 tour from 1978. Bowie tours behind Low and “Heroes”, the best within his body of work. Essential release!

Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power

By 1972 The Stooges and Iggy Pop were in shambles. As a long time fan, David Bowie helped out. It would result in the ultimate template for punk: Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power!

My 10 best songs of all time

This year my son asked me if I had published my 10 best songs yet. Why not was the next question. Hereby I present my list.

Timur’s 10 best songs of all time (by guest author Timur)

This year my son asked me if I had published my 10 best songs yet. Why not was the next question. Hereby I present my son’s list.

Iggy Pop – Lust For Life

40 years ago Iggy Pop released the adrenaline boost known as Lust For Life as a single. It still is a monumental song that introduced punk to the Dutch kids.

David Bowie – Cracked Actor

David Bowie’s 1974 tour released in a beautiful document. Given Bowie´s state at the time it is amazing he could stand, let alone give this kind of great shows.

Best albums, 1966 – 2017: A Pop Life, 1 year anniversary

In honor of the 1-year anniversary of my blog A Pop Life (My life with music), the list of best albums per year from 1966.

David Bowie 1947-2016 & Low and “Heroes” 40 years old

David Bowie died a year ago in January of 2016: a great artist. Albums Low and “Heroes” turn 40 years old in 2017. A tribute to one of the all-time greats and to his two best albums. And more!