Newt’s top 20 David Bowie songs of the seventies

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By Steve Newton

As everybody knows by know, pop-rock legend David Bowie has died.

It’s the worst loss for the music world since John Lennon was murdered, I reckon.

A few days ago I did a blog about my personal remembrances of discovering Bowie as a teen in the seventies.

Now here’s my top 20 Bowie tunes from that decade.

(I tend toward the rockers.)

“The Man Who Sold the World”, from The Man Who Sold the World, 1970

“Queen Bitch”, from Hunky Dory, 1971

“Soul Love”, from The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, 1972

“Hang on to Yourself”, from The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, 1972

“Moonage Daydream”, from The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, 1972

“Ziggy Stardust”, from The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, 1972

“Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere,” from Pinups, 1973

“Watch That Man”, from Aladdin Sane, 1973

“Cracked Actor”, from Aladdin Sane, 1973

“Panic in Detroit”, from Aladdin Sane, 1973

“Rebel Rebel”, from Diamond Dogs, 1974

“Diamond Dogs”, from Diamond Dogs, 1974

“Fascination”, from Young Americans, 1975

“Fame”, from Young Americans, 1975

“Station to Station”, from Station to Station, 1976

“Wild is the Wind”, from Station to Station, 1976

“Always Crashing in the Same Car”, from Low, 1977

“Heroes”, from Heroes, 1977

“Joe the Lion”, from Heroes, 1977

“The Secret Life of Arabia”, from Heroes, 1977

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