WATCH: David Bowie’s Remastered Performance of “Starman” on Top of the Pops for 50th Anniversary

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Thursday, 7 July 2022, 10:21AM

David Bowie’s performance of “Starman” on BBC’s Top of the Pops has picked up notoriety over time , with countless musicians referencing the 1972 appearance as a touchstone in their lives. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic performance, it has been released in HD on Bowie’s official YouTube channel.

Among those musicians who have said the appearance changed their lives include some of the UK’s most influential: U2’s Bono, The Cure’s Robert Smith, Boy George, Mick Jones of the Clash, and Morrissey and Johnny Marr of the Smiths, as well as John Taylor and Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran, and Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode.

Watch the full performance above!


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