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Howburn Digger
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Edited May 17, 2017, 21:41
Re: Bowie
May 17, 2017, 21:41
Was that not 2005? It was a fine performance but certainly not his last one like that YT clip says. It was only recently that I noticed how much Bowie had retreated from Music since around 2006. He did do a few performances later than that Life on Mars clip - notably doing "Comfortably Numb" with DG. Bowie made me actually like that PF song.

https://youtu.be/FM0Pl80Zf00

I later saw a clip of Van Morrison perform it with RW too (27 years ago in 1990?). I REALLY like Van doing it too.

https://youtu.be/wpFo_E9Fq2k

(this clip also has a hero of mine Levon Helm - and The Band - on it).

So when is the authoritative last live performance by Bowie just outta interest? I was sure I'd watched a BBC in Concert Special thing just a few years back... but it turned out it was recorded in 2000. So then I wondered what I had been doing for 15 years then I remembered I had been bringing up my son... time just slips away...

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