This David Essex classic owes an awful lot to Bowie’s “Rock and Roll Suicide” but it does have more interesting production, especially that heartbeat/piano intro. Which makes me wonder what Ziggy Stardust would have sounded like produced by Jeff Wayne.
Download: Stardust – David Essex (mp3)
Photo: Dude (1972) by Mick Rock
It’s Thanksgiving here today so I thought I’d start the weekend early with this marvelous clip. Another one to come tomorrow.
Notice there aren’t any girls trying to jump on Ron Mael. I think one does near the end but she probably just felt bad that his brother was getting all the Teenybopper action.
How do you choose between two clips as great as these?
Download: Angel Eyes (original version) – Roxy Music (mp3)
Who needs Pan’s People when you have the massed ranks of the TOTP audience dollies to dance for you.
I hope this ad didn’t intend to portray the rock and roll life as a glamourous one, because if it did it failed miserably.
Just the other week I was saying that boys start rock bands so they can attract more girls. I guess they can’t all be Jerry Hall.
Download: Saturday Gigs – Mott The Hoople (mp3)