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ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 4:39pm

 DaveInVA wrote:
From Wiki: "The original 1970 US release of The Man Who Sold the World employed a cartoon-like cover drawing by Bowie's friend Michael J. Weller, featuring a cowboy in front of the Cane Hill mental asylum."

 
I spent a lot of time in record stores. Maybe it's just so un-Bowie I never noticed it.
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 4:37pm

 DaveInVA wrote:

I bought this LP in high school when it first came out.....eeek I am really that old...This is what turned me on to David Bowie.

 
my copy has that cover too. but i think i picked it up used in the early 80s. 
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 4:29pm

From Wiki: "The original 1970 US release of The Man Who Sold the World employed a cartoon-like cover drawing by Bowie's friend Michael J. Weller, featuring a cowboy in front of the Cane Hill mental asylum."
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 4:13pm

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Holy crap. Carly Simon was being interviewed by Diane Rehm this morning and Diane asked her how she felt about Bowie's death - she hadn't heard.

 
I've never heard that show. Eek.
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 4:11pm



This was the inspiration for that artwork apparently. 


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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 4:08pm

 DaveInVA wrote:

That is the very first release. in this instance the US release came out before the UK release. Then Bowie changed labels and the next batch had different artwork. The Victorian building on the cover was supposedly of an insane asylum in Texas. 

 
Might be worth a fortune.
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 4:06pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I have never seen that cover art. Ever. I don't think. No, really sure. Weird.

 
That is the very first release. in this instance the US release came out before the UK release. Then Bowie changed labels and the next batch had different artwork. The Victorian building on the cover was supposedly of an insane asylum in Texas. 
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 4:03pm

 DaveInVA wrote:

I bought this LP in high school when it first came out.....eeek I am really that old...This is what turned me on to David Bowie.

 
I have never seen that cover art. Ever. I don't think. No, really sure. Weird.
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 4:00pm


I bought this LP in high school when it first came out.....eeek I am really that old...This is what turned me on to David Bowie.
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 3:48pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

turns out the photos are from a few days ago, but they weren't taken by Iman.
 
Jimmy King

 
The man looks genuinely happy; as if he can't wait to see what's next.
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 2:56pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

turns out the photos are from a few days ago, but they weren't taken by Iman.
 
Jimmy King

 
Thanks. I passed that along to some folks who were sharing the earlier one on FB.
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 2:34pm

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There is a photo going around on Twitter and FB of Bowie. The claim is that it was the last photo taken of him, on his birthday, by his wife. Unfortunately, the poster took a watermarked photo taken by someone else and removed the watermark. It's an old picture. Don't fall for it, and share it on social media. People are dicks.

 
turns out the photos are from a few days ago, but they weren't taken by Iman.
 
Jimmy King
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 2:30pm

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Overheard on an NPR show sign-off earlier today, paraphrased:  Whatever else in your news today, know this—The earth is approximately 4.5 Billion y.o. And if you’re listening to this, count your blessings that you spent part of that time on the planet with David Bowie. 

Very touching.



 
sweet indeed. 

i've been listening to blackstar all day. i have only been drawn to a handful of songs he's done since the 70s but this is one fantastic piece of work to leave us with. haunting and masterful.   
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 2:19pm


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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 2:10pm

 ScottN wrote:

Overheard on an NPR show sign-off earlier today, paraphrased:  Whatever else in your news today, know this—The earth is approximately 4.5 Billion y.o. And if you’re listening to this, count your blessings that you spent part of that time on the planet with David Bowie. 

Very touching.



 
 

Came across this while seeing what current pictures of his children look like.

 

Isn't this just beautiful?

 

(this one of Alexandria wasn't current - she's 15)

 




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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 1:33pm

Overheard on an NPR show sign-off earlier today, paraphrased:  Whatever else in your news today, know this—The earth is approximately 4.5 Billion y.o. And if you’re listening to this, count your blessings that you spent part of that time on the planet with David Bowie. 

Very touching.


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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 1:29pm

 n4ku wrote:
There is a photo going around on Twitter and FB of Bowie. The claim is that it was the last photo taken of him, on his birthday, by his wife. Unfortunately, the poster took a watermarked photo taken by someone else and removed the watermark. It's an old picture. Don't fall for it, and share it on social media. People are dicks.

 
I thought it seemed familiar.
 
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 1:02pm

There is a photo going around on Twitter and FB of Bowie. The claim is that it was the last photo taken of him, on his birthday, by his wife. Unfortunately, the poster took a watermarked photo taken by someone else and removed the watermark. It's an old picture. Don't fall for it, and share it on social media. People are dicks.
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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 12:48pm

Time to leave the capsule, if you dare.
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