David Bowie’s closest friends and fellow artists are calling his new album “Blackstar” an amazing “parting gift” that he knew would be his last. The video for his song “Lazarus” reminds me of what Johnny Cash did with the song “Hurt” when he knew that he was dying… Here it is, if you haven’t seen this yet… Heartbreaking.
I’ll never forget the wonderful morning acoustic performance he gave fans at Smith’s Olde Bar in 1997 when he hosted “Breakfast with Bowie”. A gentle and approachable legend. The best kind. ‘He laughed and shook my hand’.
Here’s the entire interview and performance with 99X’s Morning X…BarnesLeslie and Jimmy