WYZA's music editor Cherie Romaro looks back at her favourite David Bowie tunes. Watch the top 5 music videos here.
“I asked my husband once when he knew he wanted to be a musician. He said at the age of 7. When you have that, the universe will conspire for things to happen since you don’t see anything else.” – Iman, David Bowie's wife.
1. Space Oddity.
Released in 1969, this unique song introduced us to the mysterious and fantastic world of Bowie. A music sensation who had a unique view of the world.
2. Golden Years
This song is a classic for hard-core Bowie fans. The music legend never failed to surprise.
On the Hunky Dory 1971 album – ch-ch-changes is still a favourite song for many Bowie fans.
After performing this poignant song in 1987 in Berlin there were riots in the East and the U.S. President Ronald Reagan demanded Gorbachev tear down the wall. The memorable tune is about lovers yearning for freedom.
From the Young American album of 1975 this iconic tune is listed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.
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