The Man Who Sold the World: David Bowie and the 1970s
The Man Who Sold the World by Peter Doggett—author of the critically acclaimed Beatles biography, You Never Give Me Your Money—is a song-by-song chronicle of the evolution of David Bowie.
Focusing on the work and the life of one of the most groundbreaking figures in music and popular culture during the turbulent seventies, Bowie’s most productive and innovative period, The Man Who Sold the World is the book that serious rock music lovers have been waiting for.
By exploring David Bowie’s individual achievements and breakthroughs one-by-one, Doggett paints a fascinating portrait of the performer who paved the way for a host of fearless contemporary artists, from Radiohead to Lady Gaga.
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THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD: David Bowie and the 1970sUser Review - Kirkus
Exhaustive survey of David Bowie and his music.Recent years have seen the publication of a variety of Bowie books, most notably the lengthy, impressive biographies by Marc Spitz (Bowie: A Biography ... Read full review
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This book is custom made for people like me. I'm a decade too young to have copped David Bowie first time round (still in nappies when Ziggy played his farewell gig at Hammersmith) but discovered the ... Read full review
THE HEART OF PLASTIC SOUL
STATION TO STATION
THE ART OF MINIMALISM
SCARY MONSTERS AND SUPER CREEPS
THE SONGS OF DAVID BOWIE 19631968
TURN TO THE LEFT
ROCK N ROLL SUICIDE
THE ART OF FRAGMENTATION
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