The Latest Roundup of David-Bowie-Is-Not-With-Us News

The stories are starting to slow down, but there are still a few things worth reporting.

  1. Some people are revisiting Bowie’s cocaine madness era in the 1970s.
  2. Coldplay tells the story of the time they wanted Bowie to sing on one of their songs. He replied to their invitation with an email that read “It’s not a very good song, is it?”
  3. The movie Labyrinth (starring Bowie, of course) is coming back to theatres to raise money for cancer research.
  4. Some nice memories here: “Waiting for Bowie.”

 

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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