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Title David Bowie FAQ : all that's left to know about rock's finest actor / ‡c Ian Chapman.
Author Chapman, Ian, 1960- author.
Publication Guilford, Connecticut : Backbeat Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., ‡c [2020]
Copyright date ©2020
Description xiv, 294 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm.
Call # 782.4216 C
Series FAQ series
FAQ series (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books (Firm))
Contents Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Part 1. The Works -- 1. David Bowie, Songwriter: Pinning Down the Artist's Approach -- 2. "My Brother's Back at Home with His Beatles and His Stones": David Bowie Destroys the 1960s -- 3. "The Monster Was Me": David Bowie's Outcasts, Aliens, Freaks, and Misfits -- 4. David Bowie and Art: A True Artist in Every Sense of the Word -- 5. The Gnome Returns: Hauntings from the Past -- 6. Pinups: A Reappraisal of David Bowie's Surprise Covers Album -- 7. Taking On Sgt. Pepper: How the Beatles Demolished Bowie's Debut Album
8. "Space Oddity": The Story behind Bowie's First Taste of Success -- 9. Toy Story: The Lost Album -- 10. Musical Beginnings: The Early Bands -- 11. Rock, Theater, and Mime: The Uniqueness of David Bowie's Artistic Palette -- 12. Hidden Gems: Lesser-Known David Bowie Songs That Seriously Rock -- 13. "Sound and Vision": A Lesson from Mr. Bowie in Matching Cover Art to Music -- 14. "Hooked to the Silver Screen": David Bowie the Movie and TV Actor -- 15. The Elephant Man: David Bowie's Triumph in Legitimate Theater -- 16. What's in a Name? Why David Jones Became David Bowie
17. Facts: A Summary of U.S. and U.K. Single and Album Chart Entries -- 18. Let's Dance: Why David Bowie's Most Successful Album Polarizes Fans -- 19. "The Prettiest Star": How David Bowie Made Glam Rock His Own -- 20. A Stylistic Smorgasbord: David Bowie's Tour of Musical Styles -- 21. "Fa Fa Fa Fa Fashion": David Bowie's Influence on the World of Fashion -- 22. The Managers and Coco Schwab: The Important Nonmusical Connections -- 23. The Low Album: David Bowie's Biggest Gamble and RCA's Nightmare -- 24. The Musical Family: Identifying Some of David Bowie's Most Important Collaborators
25. Tin Machine: David Bowie's Attempt at Becoming One of the Boys -- 26. The Art of Pretense: Becoming a Real Star by Acting Like One -- Part 2. The Man -- 27. Family Life: Peggy, John, Terry, Angie, Iman, Duncan, and Alexandria -- 28. Drugs: David Bowie's Cocaine Years -- 29. Religiosity: Just What Did David Bowie Believe In? -- 30. The Eyes Have It: The Story behind Bowie's Alien Eyes -- 31. Words of Wisdom: A Selection of David Bowie's Best Quotes -- 32. "Not Sure If You're a Boy or a Girl": Gay, Bi, Straight-Who Cares? -- Part 3. The Legacy
33. Changing Lives: David Bowie-How He Influenced Millions of Fans -- 34. Apocalypse Anyone? How David Bowie United a Fearful Generation -- 35. Like-Minded Artists: How Do Madonna, Prince, and Lady Gaga Compare? -- 36. Bouquets and Brickbats: What Reviewers Have Said about David Bowie through the Years -- 37. Bowie's Awards: Nominations, Acceptances, and Polite Refusals -- 38. The Bowie Legacy: A Summary of What He Left Behind -- 39. "The Stars Are Out Tonight": Celebrity Tributes to David Bowie -- 40. Signing Off: Blackstar and the Artist's Final Words -- Selected Bibliography
Subject Bowie, David.
Rock musicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Bowie, David. (OCoLC)fst00079977
ISBN 1617137065

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