David Bowie Top 50

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David Bowie Top 50
« on: January 30, 2020, 09:41:18 AM »
I'm putting together a playlist of my top 50 Bowie songs, could go up to top 100.  Any recommendations.  Not the obvious ones please.


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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2020, 09:52:19 AM »
I adore bowie.....but...as with ALL music acts, i am Lousy at knowing the names of songs. But of the ones i do know of, i enjoy Survive, Lazarus (still hurts to listen to tho) and Moonage daydream. Are they too mainstream for you? I dont know the names of many more, other than the obvious hits.
In the garden I was playing the tart
I kissed your lips and broke your heart
You
You were acting like it was the end of the world

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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2020, 09:55:41 AM »
Without You
Ricochet
Shake It
Rock and Roll Suicide
Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud
Iíve seen for myself, thereís no end to grief, thatís how I know, and why I need to know that there is no end to love

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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2020, 10:02:16 AM »
I have all his album up to the 1987 one.  I'm thinking of investing in the post Tin Machine stuff but I'm listening to individual songs first on YT.


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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2020, 11:20:32 AM »
I have all his album up to the 1987 one.  I'm thinking of investing in the post Tin Machine stuff but I'm listening to individual songs first on YT.

youd be a fool to skip Next Day/Blackstar




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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2020, 11:23:08 AM »
I have all his album up to the 1987 one.  I'm thinking of investing in the post Tin Machine stuff but I'm listening to individual songs first on YT.

youd be a fool to skip Next Day/Blackstar

Yeah I'll probably get them. 


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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2020, 12:05:57 PM »
Gotta have Cat People and I Can't Give Everything Away.
There's a bible verse,
says the last one shall be first.
Well, if that verse is true,
there's hope for me and you.
-Kevin Kerby

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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2020, 12:08:02 PM »
I probably only know a handful of this songs.

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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2020, 06:22:19 PM »
Ooh this will be good. I consider myself a fan albeit more of certain periods like the early hits, the Berlin trilogy and the last two albums. What's obvious is rather relative but should I assume nothing on my 2 disc Best Of Bowie?

If so, primary contenders would be:

I'd Rather Be High
The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
Love Is Lost
Dancing Out In Space
The Hearts Filthy Lesson
I Have Not Been To Oxford Town
No Control

Lazarus
I Can't Give Everything Away
Be My Wife
Move On
V-2 Schneider
As The World Falls Down



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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2020, 08:42:55 PM »
I have all his album up to the 1987 one.  I'm thinking of investing in the post Tin Machine stuff but I'm listening to individual songs first on YT.

youd be a fool to skip Next Day/Blackstar
Blackstar is one of the best songs by any artist ever IMO
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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2020, 10:53:27 PM »
here's 10 that I personally think have really been overlooked. give 'em a shot:

Prisoner Of Love
Tumble And Twirl
Drive-In Saturday
Look Back In Anger
Red Sails
Time Will Crawl
Word On A Wing
Through These Architect's Eyes
Amazing
This Is Not America

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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2020, 12:12:01 AM »
These are my favs and of course some will be well known

Five Years
Heroes
Life on Mars
Rock n Roll Suicide
O You Pretty Things
Starman
Absolute Beginners
All the Young Dudes
Blue Jean
Young Americans
Sound and Vision
Valentines Day
The Stars Are Out Tonight
Ashes to Ashes
Love is Lost
Changes
Ziggy Stardust
Diamond Dogs
Definitive U2 Top 10: 1. One, 2. Bad, 3. With Or Without You, 4. Running to Stand Still, 5. So Cruel, 6. Ultraviolet, 7. I Still Havenít Found What Iím Looking For, 8. Hawkmoon 269, 9. Red Hill Mining Town, 10. Luminous Times

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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2020, 09:34:42 AM »
These are my favs and of course some will be well known

Five Years
Heroes
Life on Mars
Rock n Roll Suicide
O You Pretty Things
Starman
Absolute Beginners
All the Young Dudes
Blue Jean
Young Americans
Sound and Vision
Valentines Day
The Stars Are Out Tonight
Ashes to Ashes
Love is Lost
Changes
Ziggy Stardust
Diamond Dogs

Nice list! That list probably contains most of the Bowie songs that i know the names of. The vast majority are unknown to me. I reckon i have about 95% of his studio albums (inc the 2 Tin Machine ones)
In the garden I was playing the tart
I kissed your lips and broke your heart
You
You were acting like it was the end of the world

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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2020, 01:36:36 PM »
Dancing In The Street collaboration with Jagger

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Re: David Bowie Top 50
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2020, 01:40:16 PM »
Dancing In The Street collaboration with Jagger

Preferably Under Pressure with Freddie & Co.