David Bowie is one of the most influential and innovative rockers ever. His evolution went from Ziggy Stardust, to Alladin Sane, to the Thin White Duke, and he pushed limits of visual rock presentation with his androgynous look and outrageous style.
David Bowie was born on January 8, 1947 in London as David Robert Jones. David Bowie is known as a songwriter and singer, but also is known for playing multiple instruments, painting, and art collector. David Bowie was a gift child, and started studying music, art, and design. He was introduced to jazz by his brother, and he was so intrigued with jazz that his mother purchased an alto saxophone where he started taking lessons.
David Bowie formed his own band when he was fifteen. He played the base guitar. A few years later David Bowie started playing with a band called the King Bees until he started a solo career where he debuted his first single, “Liza Jane”. In 1967 David Bowie changed his name officially to David Bowie where he debuted his first album, “David Bowie”.
“Space Oddity” single was released in 1969 and reached fifth on the United Kingdom billboard charts. He released the album, “Space Oddity” later that year, and the United States was titled, “Man of Words/Man of Music”. In 1972, David launched the Ziggy Stardust stage Show, which featured David with red hair, and amazing costumes. The album, “Station to Station” was released in 1986, which was a mixture of funk, soul and rock.
David Bowie got together with the band Queen in 1991, and released, “Under Pressure”, which was a huge hit in the United States and the United Kingdom. “Let’s Dance” was released two years later, and reached the top of the charts in both countries. “China Girl” immediately followed along with “Modern Love”, and all three songs were on the twenty of the billboard charts together.
In 1999, David Bowie created a soundtrack for a computer game called, “Omikron”. In 2006, David Bowie was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. David Bowie didn’t stop at the age of sixty six, as he announced the album, “The Next Day” that was to be released that same year, 2013.
David Bowie is an amazing musician, but he also done acting. A few of the movies that he appeared in include “The Man Who Fell From Earth”, “The Virgin Soldiers”, “Just a Gigolo”, and “A View to Kill”. David Bowie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. David Bowie sold over one hundred and forty million albums during his career. He was ranked twenty-nine as the BBC’s 100 Greatest Britons.
David Bowie fans can show their loyalty to the musician by wearing one of the David Bowie tee shirts. The David Bowie Acoustic T-Shirt features David during his Ziggy Stardust tour where he had amazing costumes. The David Bowie Acoustic tee shirt features Ziggy Stardust with his acoustic guitar, and the iconic Bowie name below. The David Bowie Space Oddity T-Shirt is a light blue tee shirt that features David Bowie in the center of the t-shirt with stars around an image of David Bowie. A perfect David Bowie tee shirt for any fan. Fans can’t resist the David Bowie Rebel T-shirt that features David Bowie smoking a cigarette and the word REBEL next to his photo. The David Bowie Rebel T-shirt can bring out the rebel in each of us when we wear the t-shirt.
Wearing a David Bowie t-shirt is a sure way to make a statement about music and fashion. Every David Bowie tee shirt we carry was chosen for its visual representation of a Bowie era. The Women's Aladdin Sane Dolman style tee shirts is one of our most comfortable and stylish Bowie tees.
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