What Really Happened When John Lennon Met David Bowie

Friday, January 21, 2022

In the history of rock music, John Lennon and David Bowie are legends. These icons have left us with a lasting catalog of memorable songs and performances.

Born in 1947, Bowie experienced his first musical success with "Space Oddity" in 1969. From there, he was on a creative roll and his career and stardom were on the rise. In the 1970s, Bowie continued experimenting musically and with his on-stage style, creating Ziggy Stardust, as well the dystopian "Diamond Dogs" (per

Lennon, who was born in 1940, experienced a meteoric rise to fame with The Beatles' success in Britain and their U.S. debut in 1964. By 1969, however, he was done with the band. His started creating music as a solo artist in 1970. A year later, he released the iconic album "Imagine" (per Biography).

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