Archive | March, 2016

Lay The Real Thing On Me

29 Mar

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Don’t fake it baby, lay the real thing on me.

Song Moonage Daydream by David Bowie.

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Press Your Space Face Close To Mine, Love

27 Mar
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David Bowie photographed by Skrebneski, 1978

Keep your ‘lectric eye on me babe.
Put your ray gun to my head.
Press your space face close to mine, love.

Song Moonage Daydream by David Bowie

Wow. How I love this song.

Bitch For You

25 Mar

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I’m an alligator, I’m a mama-papa coming for you.
I’m the space invader, I’ll be a rock ‘n’ rollin’ bitch for you!

Song Moonage Daydream by David Bowie

New Love

22 Mar
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Their first public appearance! David Bowie and Iman at the “7th on Sale” Benefit at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York City in 1990.

New love – a boy and girl are talking.
New words – that only they can share in.
New words – a love so strong it tears their hearts
To sleep – through the fleeting hours of morning.

Song Soul Love by David Bowie.

This shot was taken while they were dating. They were married on June 6, 1992. 

Your Face…

20 Mar
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Photo © Brian Aris

Your face, your race, the way that you talk—
I kiss you, you’re beautiful, I want you to walk.

Song Five Years by David Bowie

Still feeling pain about DB’s death. 

I think that David Bowie chose “not-his-usual” musicians to perform on Blackstar because if he used his usual musicians, they would have instinctively known what was going on with his health because of their years of history of performing with him. It might have been too heavy for them to deal with and contain.

I Thought Of Ma

17 Mar
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Photograph A Wet Foggy Day by John Beeby, New York, 1899

It was cold and it rained so I felt like an actor.
And I thought of Ma and I wanted to get back there.

Song Five Years by David Bowie

Looking So Fine!

15 Mar

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I think I saw you in an ice-cream parlour—
drinking milk shakes cold and long;
Smiling and waving and looking so fine!

Song Five Years by David Bowie

 

Somebody People

13 Mar
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Prince Street, NYC, 1900. Near the neighborhood where David Bowie lived.

All the fat-skinny people, and all the tall-short people
And all the nobody people, and all the somebody people
I never thought I’d need so many people

Song Five Years by David Bowie

Everything In There

11 Mar

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My brain hurt like a warehouse
it had no room to spare
I had to cram so many things
to store everything in there

Song Five Years by David Bowie

I Gaze

8 Mar

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So I lay down a while
And I gaze at my hotel wall
Oh the cot is so cold
It don’t feel like no bed at all

Song Queen Bitch by David Bowie

Movie The Man Who Fell To Earth

She’ll Lay Him

6 Mar

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Now she’s leading him on
And she’ll lay him right down.

Song Queen Bitch by David Bowie

She Don’t Make False Claims

4 Mar

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If she says she can do it
Then she can do it,
she don’t make false claims.

Song Queen Bitch by David Bowie

So Swishy

1 Mar

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She’s so swishy in her satin and tat
In her frock coat
and bipperty-bopperty hat
Oh God, I could do better than that

Song Queen Bitch by David Bowie

Photography courtesy of the Los Angeles Public Library

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