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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:50 am 
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Wonder what the date of this snap is .

Looks to me that the boy is Duncan Zowie Jones and he looks the most 1970s / 1980s ( assuming that is in fact Duncan ) of the three of them .... and given the fact that he was born on 30 May, 1971 .... ehh ... someone who's good with children's ages can come close to figuring it out . Looks to me to be about somewhere between age 7 and age 10 . David's collar is quite tiny . Peggy with black hair ? Hmmm . I have no idea really about the date . :)


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John Lennon and David Bowie backstage at the Grammys, 1975 – by Ron Galella.

David on meeting John:

Surrealistically enough, we were first introduced in about 1974 by Elizabeth Taylor. Miss Taylor had been trying to get me to make a movie with her. It involved going to Russia and wearing something red, gold and diaphanous. Not terribly encouraging, really. I can’t remember what it was called—it wasn’t On the Waterfront, anyway, I know that.

We were in LA, and one night she had a party to which both John and I had been invited. I think we were polite with each other, in that kind of older-younger way. Although there were only a few years between us, in rock and roll that’s a generation, you know? Oh boy, is it ever.

So John was sort of [in Liverpool accent] “Oh, here comes another new one.” And I was sort of, “It’s John Lennon! I don’t know what to say. Don’t mention the Beatles, you’ll look really stupid.”

And he said, “Hello, Dave.” And I said, “I’ve got everything you’ve made—except the Beatles.”

A couple of nights later we found ourselves backstage at the Grammys where I had to present “the thing” to Aretha Franklin. Before the show I’d been telling John that I didn’t think America really got what I did, that I was misunderstood. Remember that I was in my 20s and out of my head.

So the big moment came and I ripped open the envelope and announced, “The winner is Aretha Franklin.” Aretha steps forward, and with not so much as a glance in my direction, snatches the trophy out of my hands and says, “Thank you everybody. I’m so happy I could even kiss David Bowie.” Which she didn’t! And she promptly spun around swanned off stage right. So I slunk off stage left.

And John bounds over and gives me a theatrical kiss and a hug and says “See, Dave. America loves ya.”

We pretty much got on like a house on fire after that.

He once famously described glam rock as just rock and roll with lipstick on. He was wrong of course, but it was very funny.

Towards the end of the 70s, a group of us went off to Hong Kong on a holiday and John was in, sort of, house-husband mode and wanted to show Sean the world. And during one of our expeditions on the back streets a kid comes running up to him and says, “Are you John Lennon?” And he said, “No but I wish I had his money.” Which I promptly stole for myself.

[imitating a fan] “Are you David Bowie?”

No, but I wish I had his money.

It’s brilliant. It was such a wonderful thing to say. The kid said, “Oh, sorry. Of course you aren’t,” and ran off. I thought, “This is the most effective device I’ve heard.”

I was back in New York a couple of months later in Soho, downtown, and a voice pipes up in my ear, “Are you David Bowie?” And I said, “No, but I wish I had his money.”

“You lying bastard. You wish you had my money.” It was John Lennon.

    From his commencement address at Boston’s Berklee School of Music, 1990.


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This appeared in my YouTube feed the other day .

It appears to be a carpark [ perhaps at Wembley ? ] where stars are filing in for the Easter 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute ?

https://youtu.be/0j60r4XWYWg


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David Bowie celebrating his 50th birthday, Madison Square Garden.

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Missing or thinking about or saying hello to Hermione and Hutch with the wearing of the white feather [Feathers] . My theory .


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