A petition is being raised to change the name of Buckinghamshire town Aylesbury to ‘Aylesbowie’. They will be unveiling a statue of David Bowie on March 25 marking the debut of the singer’s Ziggy Stardust persona.
Today, June 15, is BBC Music Day and it is being marked with the unveiling of 47 Blue Plaques, commemorating the lives of significant musicians. The plaques are placed on buildings where people of note either worked lived, or were born. One such plaque is being installed at the Coventry home of Delia Derbyshire,…
Dan Dare has a catalogue of hi-fi sci-fi. The Pilot of the Future has inspired a reasonable body of music over the years, which might include David Bowie’s Space Oddity and Ashes to Ashes - in spirit anyway. It’s a bit of a mixed bag though from pseudo soundtracks through bubblegum pop to punk revolution.
Collectors are paying nearly five times face value for a ten pound note with a picture of late pop legend David Bowie on the front.