On the Occasion of Dennis Davis’s 70th Birthday. Let All the Children Boogie

Were there more effective treatments and cures for cancer, Dennis Davis, Bowie’s drummer for the DAM rhythm section (Davis-Alomar-Murray) on the quintet of albums from Station to Station through Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) could have been celebrating his seventieth birthday today. Now what is left are memories and music. So we have a few of […]

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The Drummer’s Son meets Sterling Campbell, Bowie’s Last Touring Drummer

When Sterling Campbell  was a little older than Hikaru Davis, son of Dennis Davis (1974-1981 drummer for Bowie), the young drummer met Dennis Davis, who invited him to a David Bowie concert at Madison Square Garden. Thus began Sterling Campbell’s path to becoming Bowie’s drummer the for the last times Bowie toured with Heathen and Reality. […]

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“We Were So Turned On”

I know exactly where I was the first time I heard all the Bowie albums before Scary Monsters and where I watched the Nomi/Bowie performance on Saturday Night Live and where I was introduced to T Rex and Eno, and so much else. I was in the dorm room of an artist, Jim Sanders, who […]

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