Show 179: David Bowie Record Collection – Playlist and Archived Stream


This Wednesday on Listen Up!, we listen to some sounds from David Bowie’s record collection based on a list he submitted back in 2006.

“To be brief and to the point, I’ve often been asked for some of my first faves, most from many years ago (the discs not the requests) but these very special vinyls had a particular telling effect on how I would collect and listen to music in the years to come. This is an old list and has been around a bit but you may not have seen it so it gives me great pleasure to re-represent it one mo’ time. Here are 25 to start with.” – David Bowie
The list and record buying memories from David Bowie can be found via the following links:
Sounds of My Universe Part One
Sounds of My Universe Part Two

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Playlist (Artist -Title- Album – Year of song)

Opening Theme

Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level – Experiment Zero – 1996

Incredible String Band – Painting Box –5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion – 1967
Igor Stravinsky – Part I. Adoration of Spring: Spring Round Dances –Le Sacre Du Printemps 
Daevid Allen – All I Want Is Out Of Here –Banana Moon – 1970

Robert Wyatt – Shipbuilding – Shipbuilding / Memories Of You – 1982
Linton Kwesi Johnson – Sonny Lettah (Anti-Sus Poem) –Forces of Victory -1979
The Last Poets – Just Because –The Last Poets – 1970

Tucker Zimmerman – Upsidedown Circus World –Ten Songs by Tucker Zimmerman – 1969
Charles Mingus – Wham Bam Thank you Ma’am – Oh Yeah – 1961
The Velvet Underground – I’m Waiting For The Man –The Velvet Underground1967

George Crumb – Black Angels, Departure –Black Angels –  1972
Johnny Lee Hooker – Tupelo Blues –Tupelo Blues – 1962
Gundala Janowitz – Vier letzte Lieder – September – Four Last Songs (Strauss)1973

Glenn Branca – The Ascension – The Ascension – 1981
The Fugs – Doin’ Alright –The Fugs – 1966
Little Richard – She Knows How To Rock – The Fabulous Little Richard –1959

Steve Reich – Music For 18 Musicians – Sections 1 –Music for 18 Musicians – 1978
Harry Partch – Cry From Another Darkness –Delusion Of Fury – 1971
Tom Dissevelt – Sonik Re-Entry –The Electrosoniks – 1960

Toots and The Maytals – Time Tough –Funky Kingston – 1973
James Brown – Lost Someone –Live At the Apollo – 1963
Elly Stone – My Death (La Mort) –Original Cast: Jaques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris – 1968

Koerner, Ray and Glover – Ramblin’ Blues – Blues, Rags and Hollers -1963
Syd Barrett – Dark Globe –The Madcap Laughs – 1970

Closing Theme

Silly Pillows – Groovy Tune – New Affections  – 1997

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