Hunky Dory, David Bowie - Bowie, then twenty-four, arrived at the Hunky Dory cover shoot with a Marlene Dietrich photo book: a perfect metaphor for this album's visionary blend of gay camp, flashy rock guitar and saloon-piano balladry. Bowie marked the polar ends of his artistic ambitions in tribute songs to Bob Dylan and Andy Warhol; in songs such as "Oh! You Pretty Things" and "Changes," he shows that he is already his own man, with a new sound that seems just as modern today as it was…

Hunky Dory, David Bowie - Bowie, then twenty-four, arrived at the Hunky Dory cover shoot with a Marlene Dietrich photo book: a perfect metaphor for this album's visionary blend of gay camp, flashy rock guitar and saloon-piano balladry. Bowie marked the polar ends of his artistic ambitions in tribute songs to Bob Dylan and Andy Warhol; in songs such as "Oh! You Pretty Things" and "Changes," he shows that he is already his own man, with a new sound that seems just as modern today as it was…

David Bowie poses for Hunky Dory album cover, 1971. pic.twitter.com/KprSI4Kzxh #bowie #bowieisgod #hunkydory

David Bowie poses for Hunky Dory album cover, 1971. pic.twitter.com/KprSI4Kzxh #bowie #bowieisgod #hunkydory

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david bowie and ian paisley in the 1970’s

David Bowie, Hunky Dory photo session by Brian Ward, 1971

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music from the big chair: David Bowie: Hunky Dory (1971)

music from the big chair: David Bowie: Hunky Dory (1971)

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For The Love Of Ziggy Stardust, These Vintage Photos Of Bowie Are Just Sublime

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