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January 10, 2016 • 11:20 pm
Filed under: David Bowie
I get much important music news from you, for which my eternal gratitude. Notably, today’s announcement of David Bowie’s death. Bizarre in the extreme in that I knew little about David Bowie — except the name and a few stray facts (forgive my ignorance: it’s not my musical patch) — until yesterday’s vast Los Angeles Times coverage of his brilliant past and brilliant future.The article(s) had of course gone to press before his death.
I now find it incomprehensible that the Times writer knew nothing — at any rate reported nothing — about Bowie’s grave condition: I read today that he had been battling cancer for 18 months.
He was, I read, secretive, reclusive, etc. But this really boggles…
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