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David Bowie’s 25 Favourite Vinyl Albums

October 12th, 2016 | by nick
David Bowie’s 25 Favourite Vinyl Albums
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From his collection of 2,500 vinyl LPs, David Bowie selected his greatest discoveries, and some record-buying memories as well. One way or another, he writes, he has had to get these on CD.

David Bowie’s 25 favourite vinyl records:

The Last Poets — The Last Poets
Shipbuilding — Robert Wyatt
The Fabulous Little Richard — Little Richard
Music for 18 Musicians — Steve Reich
The Velvet Underground & Nico — The Velvet Underground
Tupelo Blues — John Lee Hooker
Blues, Rags and Hollers — Koerner, Ray and Glover
The Apollo Theatre Presents: In Person! The James Brown Show — James Brown
Forces of Victory — Linton Kwesi Johnson
The Red Flower of Tachai Blossoms Everywhere: Music Played on National Instruments — Various Artists
Banana Moon — Daevid Allen
Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris — Cast Album
The Electrosoniks: Electronic Music — Tom Dissevelt
The 5000 Spirits of the Layers of the Onion — The Incredible String Band
Ten Songs by Tucker Zimmerman — Tucker Zimmerman
Four Last Songs (Strauss) — Gundula Janowitz
The Ascension — Glenn Branca
The Madcap Laughs — Syd Barrett
Black Angels — George Crumb
Funky Kingston — Toots & The Maytals
Delusion of the Fury — Harry Partch
Oh Yeah — Charles Mingus
Le Sacre du Printemps — Igor Stravinsky
The Fugs — The Fugs
The Glory of the Human Voice — Florence Foster Jenkins

Listen to the albums on Spotify…

Read David Bowie’s description of the records in the original Vanity Fair November 2003 article:

http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2016/04/david-bowie-favorite-albums

 

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