Ok but… do we really need a greatest hits album?

Come on, David. I mean, really. I remember when I was very, very young and inhaled young adult novels. One was a fictional account of a rock band, its success and demise. In the novel, when the band broke up, it announced it would fulfill its remaining contractual obligations by releasing “greatest hits” albums. Bowie…

I’m In Nostalgia Mode, But It Will Pass

I wrote about Princess Diana tonight, or rather, the salacious book that’s set to come out and make Prince Charles furious. And I remembered when she died, how I found out, and who told me. And it was about the time I saw Bowie and, as I confessed earlier on this blog, got bored. He…

Who Knew Bowie Didn’t Have The Rights To ‘Space Oddity’?

Not me. What’s super-interesting… someone posted this on another site, in explanation, in the comments: “Craig, The copyright holder on “Space Oddity” is actually an organization called “Onward Music Ltd.”, which was a publishing arm of Fly Records, an obscure ’70s label owned by a certain David Platz. Fly Records’ first release was T-Rex’s “Ride…

Bowie Discusses His Sexuality… In 1993

I always thought if I ever met Bowie one day, I might carefully, quietly, ask him the question… “So… were you… I mean… were you… were you ever REALLY gay?” And I imagine he would look at me and say, “Well, I thought I might be, but I wasn’t really sure.” As far as I…

It’s Been A Lousy Day. I Need My Bowie Blog.

When I was contributing to this piece of random internet squabble regularly, through much of last year, it was like therapy for me. It helped clear my head of other things. The day would end, I would shove everything else away, and would think about Bowie. And life was good, at least for a bit….