Harlem Musicians, Philly Studio, David Bowie’s ‘The Gouster,’ 1974

david bowie gouters in harlemIn 1974, David Bowie was undergoing the sort of musical and aesthetic transformation that would come to define his career. Bowie knew that being in Harlem was going to be a place of inspiration, as he did here, if he couldn’t get it from being in Harlem he would bring Harlem to him like he did with Gouster. Continue Reading →

David Bowie’s Harlem History (video)

ziggystardustchrisholmesdisneyfantasiaOn Monday, January 11th, 2016, legendary singer David Bowie died at the age of 69. Like many other artists, Wim Hendrikes writes in his book David Bowie – The Man Who Changed the World, Bowie came to Harlem in search of inspiration. Continue Reading →


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