David Bowie - which is the best song he did?

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    rock n roll suicide
     
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    Space Oddity
     
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    Single favorite is "Oh! You Pretty Things," but there are a good dozen that are really close, which I can name on request.
     
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    Golden Years
    Ziggy Stardust
    Let's Dance
    Rebel Rebel
    Sufragette City
     
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    Agreed.

    I've had many different answers to this question over the years, but as of today, I second yours.
     
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    Velvet Goldmine is very loosely based on David Bowie's relationship with Lou Reed and Iggy Pop during his Ziggy Stardust days. I believe his epitome, if I may so, was definitely in his 70s heydays. I especially like....people would hate me for this.....I actually like Heroes and Golden Years.
     
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    I think you mean Space Oddity or Ashes to Ashes. Peter Schilling performed "Major Tom".

    Personally, I liked Cracked Actor & Panic in Detroit. Aladdin Sane was a great album.
     
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    Agree with a lot of the ones above, and have to add "Let's Spend the Night Together" (his cover beats the pants off the Stones' original), "Watch That Man" (Yes, Aladdin Sane is a genius album), "Life On Mars" (heartbreaking), "Queen Bitch" (the best song ever for strutting down the street like the superstar you are in your head), "Breaking Glass" (a creepy little song from Low that I just love), "Be My Wife" (same album, less weird, just as catchy)...okay I need to stop now. I think I've made my point.

    And Elegant, I won't judge you for loving "Heroes" and "Golden Years." They are awesome.
     
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    Heroes, definitely. Big fan of Berlin-era Bowie.
     
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    Without question, Heroes. It's powerful and beautiful and classic.

    I'm not a fan of Bowie but Heroes... it's beyond romantic.
     
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    Under Pressure; partially because it was a collab with Queen and partially because this came of it.:rolleyes::biggrin1:
     
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    I think Mr. Ice proved in a court of law that his hook is original because it contains one beat more than the beat Mr. Bowie and the Mssrs of Queen composed.
     
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    Sorrow (from Pinups)
    Young Americans
    Starman (from Ziggy Stardust)
    Sound And Vision
     
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    Sorrow.
    then Major Tom
     
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    Wham Bam Thank you Mam, Suffragette City.
     
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    Particular agreement for "Moonage Daydream" (especially the completely insane lyrics: "I'm an alligator./I'm a mama papa coming for you.") and "Sound and Vision."

    Basically, I'm nearly as addicted to Bowie as I am to cock.
     
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    My favorite is "Fame" but I like many others too.
     
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