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The Man Who Fell To Earth in FILMS & FILMING MAGAZINE 1976

While getting the mood board together for our summer 2021 collection            ‘760 Deathnal Green’ I watched again the film: The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976) with the lead role perfect natural casting of David Bowie. The quirky, skinny, wall eyed, pasty, flame red haired topped off with an English accent was the prime candidate for this film.  He was also for the benefit of art lets say 'spaced out' Bowie was using cocaine during the entire filming run and stated later in 1983:  “I’m so pleased I made that film, but I didn’t really know what was being made at all” “My one snapshot memory of that film is not having to act. Just...

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RIP PHIL MAY - The Sunday Times July 1964

The Sunday Times 12th July 1964  'The long-hair musicians P.14' Quite a timely despatch this one, the publication date two days before Bastille day in France 14th July- the celebration of a load of foppish long haired toffs had their bonces lopped off.  The worlds current need to visit the hair salon is quite literally on everyones mind. Alas this is not the link- regrettably its the sad passing of another member of the sussed hall of fame namely; Phil May the bloody brilliant lead singer of the band The Pretty Things.  Phil Mays voice was one of the most authentic Rhythm & Blues beat band instruments of the decade.  He truly did justice to the Bo Diddley band name...

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