David Bowie: I Was There : More than 350 first-hand accounts by people who knew, met or saw him Paperback / softback
by Neil Cossar
During his lifetime, his record sales, estimated at 140 million worldwide, made David Bowie one of the world's bestselling music artists.
This book provides a fan's-eye account from over 400 fans with their stories and experiences of seeing David Bowie live in concert.
As well as fan's accounts, the book features contributions from musicians who worked with Bowie live (Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Peter Frampton) and in the studio, soundmen, roadies, photographers and lifelong Bowie fans such as Mark Radcliffe, Marc Riley and Bob Harris.
During his early years from 1962 until 1970 Bowie played over 600 shows around the UK as a solo artist, (as Davie Jones) and as a member of The Konrads, The King Bees, The Manish Boys, The Lower Third and The Buzz.
From the 70's, Bowie played 12 major world tours, which saw him playing over 1,000 shows in total.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: This Day in Music Books
- Publication Date: 21/07/2017
- Category: Music reviews & criticism
- ISBN: 9781911346432