David Bowie says a prayer for Freddie Mercury after singing a song in front of the 72,000 people gathered, 20 April 1992 at Wembley Stadium, in London to attend the Aids benefit concert.
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Dylan Jones, writer of David Bowie: A Life
David Bowie - A Life is an exhaustive oral history of the rock legend by British journalist Dylan Jones, editor of GQ Magazine.
Jones talked to Bowie’s childhood friends, groupies, stars such as Lou Reed, Rick Wakeman, Nile Rodgers, Roger Daltrey, Nina Simone, Debbie Harry and Martin Scorsese. As a journalist, Jones interviewed David Bowie seven times during his life and uses quotes from those interviews.
His book has been described as the definitive oral history of one of the most fascinating musical lives of our time.