He melded music and art in strange and wonderful ways. How much do you know about David Bowie?
We would have loved to hear Bowie sing "Surfin' U.S.A."
In true Bowie fashion, he proceeded to eliminate the song from the tour.
Ziggy was an outlet for his complicated emotional life.
He knew the Internet was going to be a revolution in human history.
At that point he still had a lot of music left to make.
She is known for her charitable work.
Yet it only ascended to No. 17 on the British charts.
He was incredibly prolific throughout his career.
It was a topic both writers were familiar with.
His eccentric behavior didn't affect his sales.
The film also stars Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale.
He was the first major artist to sell a song using the Internet.
He was giddy about landing the role.
It was at a time when he began making versions of ambient music.
Reznor considered Bowie to be a major influence on his own music.
He chose Nine Inch Nails to support him on the album's tour.
Bowie was infuriated and had to pause the show to seek assistance.
The debut album received poor reviews but went to No. 3 on the British charts.
He changed it to avoid confusion with Davy Jones, of The Monkees fame.
The song went all the way to No. 1.
He could find a way to mock just about anything.
One of his friends hit him in the face during an argument over a girl.
The concept didn't last but customers even received Bowie credit cards.
At first, he thought the pain was just a pinched nerve.
The songs were "Space Oddity," "Ashes to Ashes" and "Hallo Spaceboy."
To Bowie's disappointment, customs agents intercepted the fetus.
He reportedly could do a spot-on impression of Elvis, who was born 12 years earlier.
At that time his mental and physical well-being were at risk.
Stardust began to affect his personality in negative ways.
The album featuring this song was offered for free online.