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David Bowie

Singer/Songwriter, Actor (8-Jan-1947 — 10-Jan-2016)


Angela Bowie; with Patrick Carr. Backstage Passes: Life on the Wild Side with David Bowie. New York: Putnam. 1993. 350pp.

David Buckley. Strange Fascination: David Bowie: The Definitive Story. Virgin Books. 1999. 533pp.

Kevin Cann. David Bowie: A Chronology. Vermilion. 1983. 239pp.

David Currie; Kevin Cann; Gina Coyle (editors). David Bowie: The Starzone Interviews. Omnibus Press. 1985. 128pp.

Henry Edwards; Tony Zanetta. Stardust: The David Bowie Story. McGraw-Hill. 1986. 433pp. By Bowie's former manager.

Peter Gillman; Leni Gillman. Alias David Bowie: A Biography. Henry Holt. 1987. 511pp.

Peter Goddard. David Bowie: Out of the Cool. Beaufort Books. 1983. 125pp.

Stuart Hoggard; Chris Charlesworth. Bowie: An Illustrated Discography. Omnibus Press. 1982. 84pp.

Marshall Jarman. David Bowie: World 7" Records Discography, 1964-1981. Marshall Jarman. 1994. 163pp.

Thomas Kamp. David Bowie, the Wild-eyed Boy, 1964-1984: A Comprehensive Reference and World-wide Discography Guide. Caroline House. 1985. 184pp.

Kate Lynch. David Bowie: A Rock 'N' Roll Odyssey. Proteus. 1985. 183pp.

Robert Matthew-Walker. David Bowie: Theatre of Music. HarperCollins. 1986. 198pp.

Sean Mayes. Life on Tour with David Bowie: We Can Be Heroes. Independent Music Press. 2000. 160pp.

Mark Paytress. Classic Rock Albums of the Stardust. Schirmer Books. 1998. 172pp. Documenting Bowie's career up until Ziggy Stardust.

Nicholas Pegg. The Complete David Bowie. Reynolds & Hearn. 2002. 576pp.

James E. Perone. The Words and Music of David Bowie. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2007. 198pp.

Christopher Sandford. Bowie: Loving the Alien. London: Little, Brown & Co.. 1996. 369pp.

Marc Spitz. Bowie: A Biography. Aurum Press. 2010. 400pp.

Nick Stevenson. David Bowie: Fame, Sound and Vision. Polity Press. 2006. 217pp.

Dave Thompson. David Bowie: Moonage Daydream. Plexus. 1994. 224pp.

Dave Thompson. Hallo Spaceboy: The Rebirth of David Bowie. ECW Press. 2006. 300pp.

Elizabeth Thomson; David Gutman (editors). The Bowie Companion. Da Capo Press. 1996. 300pp.

George Tremlett. David Bowie. Century. 1996. 388pp.

Paul Trynka. David Bowie: Starman. Little, Brown. 2011. 530pp.

Chris Welch. David Bowie: We Could Be Heroes: The Stories Behind Every David Bowie Song, 1970-1980. Diane Publishing Co.. 1999. 144pp.

Tony Zanetta; Henry Edwards. Stardust: The Life and Times of David Bowie. Joseph. 1986. 343pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. New York Times Obituary [link]

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.190)

  9. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.86)

  10. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.164)

  11. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.59)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.72)

  13. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.55)

  14. International Who's Who in Music: Popular Music (p.67)

  15. Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.77-80)

  16. DK Encyclopedia of Rock Stars (pp.119-23)

  17. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.196)

  18. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.120)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.67)

  20. The Book of the British Rich (p.315)

  21. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.328)

  22. Legends in Their Own Time (p.30)

  23. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.78)

  24. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.321)

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