Happy Birthday David Bowie

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  1. Mr. Snakey

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    The Thin White Duke is now 65. Content with retirement. Living a quiet normal life out of the limelight. Spending his time painting and reading. Time with his family. Teaching his daughter the piano and drums. I could ramble on forever about what his music means to me. Instead, i would just like to thank him for his amazing and groundbreaking body of work. He moved the culture and a generation. Happy Birthday!

    Artistic salute to mark rock legend David Bowie's 65th birthday
     
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    I didn't realise he was only in his 60s! I thought he was older - I guess it's because I've been hearing his music for as long as I can remember (I'm in my 30s).
     
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    An amazing talent I'll forever be in awe of.
     
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    I raise my glass in honour of such greatness.
    An amazingly talented and humble man.
    Happy Birthday Mr Bowie

    :beerchug:
     
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    He's one of my favorites! I didn't know it was his birthday, though.

    I'm just sorry I've never seen him in concert.
     
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    Watched "Labyrinth" overnight to mark the occasion
     
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    Will Ziggy Stardust be celebrating also?
     
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    Did you see the Jean Genie tv clip mentioned there? I haven't looked to see if it's on YouTube.It was easily the highlight of Christmas tv for me.
    BBC management at the time were clueless about the value of music.
    It's a bit early,Ziggy will be 40 on 6th June.

    The continued high quality throughout the diversity of Bowie's work is unequalled.I don't believe we've heard the last from him,he just wants some family time while his daughter grows up.
    Happy Birthday David! :birthday:
     
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    It was also Stephen Hawking's birthday. And Elvis'. But I think you have your priorities straight when it comes to the music.
     
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    I thought he was older, honestly. Oops.

    By the way, what is his real last name? I know he changed it to Bowie to sound more "interesting" and changed the actual proper pronounciation as well. It's not even pronounced that way. :lol:
     
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    His original surname was Jones, I don't know where you got the story about him changing it to something more interesting but he actually changed it to avoid any confusing with the other Jones boy who was in a group called The Monkees
     
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