My First Bowie Moment

Celebrating Bowie fan memories on the People’s History of Pop.
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“This was my first David Bowie concert, I was so excited to be going to see such a great and iconic performer. It was also the first date with my boyfriend, John who was and still is, a huge David Bowie fan. We celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary this year. We have seen David Bowie several times since, but that concert will always be the most magical.” Rosie

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“My first Bowie concert. I’d been an avid Bowie fan since 1972 but had to wait 4 years before seeing him live. He did not disappoint. Instead of a support group they showed Bunuel and Dali’s classic surrealist film Un Chien Andalous.” Gary Jordan

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“Embroidered by my mum and worn the first time I saw Bowie at Stafford Bingley in 1978” Laughing Gnome

Wes Anderson’s 2004 film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou featured the Brazilian musician Seu Jorge performing a collection of David Bowie songs

Seu Jorge – The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions

“Had Seu Jorge not recorded my songs in Portuguese I would never have heard this new level of beauty which he has imbued them with.
David Bowie. Source: Musician Guide