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David Bowie: Starman
Transcript of David Bowie: Starman
David Bowie: Starman
By: Paul Trynka
Why I chose David Bowie?
David Bowie was seen as a world-wide inspiration for the music industry and for self outlook. He made people understand the importance of loving yourself and not caring what the media labels you as.
The Call to Adventure
When David went to Burnt Ash school as a kid in Burmley, teachers and students noticed his artistic qualities and charm.
George Underwood encouraged David to persue in his talents and also helped him in the journey by writting his albums.
The Ultimate Boon
David challanged the way of rock ever since he stepped into the record buisness, changing the face of rock forever. In 1996 David Bowie was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning his own star amongst the greatest rock legends in history.
Freedom to Live
After all the terrible media bashings on David's sexuality, loyalty, and state of mind, David was still able to earn the respect and love from many people. These people gave David the support and freedom to live the way he wants to live, without being critisized.
Birthname: David Robert Jones
Stagename: David Bowie
Born: Janurary 8, 1947 in Brixton, England
Been an active musicina since 1962
Became famous offf the song "Space Oddity" in 1969
Part-time actor: voice acted in Spongebob as L.R.H
Married to model Iman and have two children: Zowie Bowie and Alexzandria Bowie.
The Crossing of the First Threshold
David and Gilgamesh
What I learned...
David taught me that the most important thing in the end is the people who love and care for you. Friends, family, and fans are what drives a person to achieve there greatest goals.
I found this book to be very interesting, it put me in the eyes of Davidd and see the things he experienced. This book told me things that i would have never known about David.
They both want to
be incredibly famous
They both are beautiful men
David uses his greatness to encourage others
Gilgamesh uses his greatness to intimidate others
" I was ambitious... but not like he was ambitious." - George Underwood, pg.28
" Everything seemed gray. We wore short gray flannel trousers of a thick and rough material, gray socks, and gray shirts. The roads were gray, the prefabs were gray, and there were still quite a few bomb sites around in 1956- these also seemed to be gray rubble." - Peter Prickett, pg.7
" I've got to think of myself as the luckiest guy- Robert Johnson only had one album's work as his legacy." - David Bowie, pg. 435
In 1962, David started his first band, playing guitar-based rock and roll as the Konrads. He played at weddings, which gave him days off at school. After he left his school, David wanted to pursue is dream of being a pop idle, so he left his band and joind the King Bees. This is where the offer from Jonh Bloom got him his first personal managment contract.