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David Bowie and John Lennon’s middle finger to Fame

We’re taking a look at the story behind one of the most famous songs in the world, the fantastic ‘Fame,’ from two of the world’s greatest songwriters. It sees the legendary Starman, David Bowie collaborating with The Beatles founder, John Lennon in the most perfect way.

When two of the most iconic musicians of their generation sit down to write a song together, you know it’s going to be special. When those songwriters are none other than the chameleonic David Bowie and The Beatles founder and band leader John Lennon—it’s going to be unbelievable. Here, we’re taking a look at the story behind their song, 1975 effort ‘Fame.’

Bowie wrote the song alongside Lennon and former James Brown guitarist Carlos Alomar as a direct middle finger to the business of rock and roll and, more notably, the middlemen at Mainman Management—Bowie’s former management company. To cap it off, the song would top the Billboard Hot 100 and go down as one of Bowie’s best, highlighting that one way to the top is to always take aim above the peak… read more >

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