A rare circa 1963 photograph of David Bowie in his first band, The Konrads. Bowie (right) was initially the band’s saxophonist, but took over as lead singer when the band’s frontman cut his foot on broken glass at a pub gig. From Wikipedia: In 1962 Bowie formed his first band at the age of 15. […]
A huge movie poster advertising D.A. Pennebaker’s film Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. This Italian poster for the original 1984 release measures 39 1/2″ x 55″–over 5 1/2′ feet tall. Pennebaker’s film documents Bowie’s final show with his most famous band, at London’s Hammersmith Odeon on July 3, 1973. Release of the film […]
A scarce David Bowie belt buckle issued by RCA Records in 1975 as a promotional item for his album Young Americans. The buckle measures 2 1/4″ square, and will accommodate a belt 2″ wide. In excellent overall condition, with a bit of very light scuffing to the photo.
A very rare concert program from David Bowie & The Spiders From Mars’ October 20, 1972 concert at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. This show from the Ziggy Stardust US Tour became legendary show because of the radio broadcast subsequently released as a live album–Bowie and his band at his best. The program is for […]
A rare and exceptionally nice UK first pressing of David Bowie’s 1971 masterpiece The Man Who Sold The World with the legendary “dress cover”, on Mercury Records. This authentic first pressing has stamped matrix numbers and textured cover, with the uncropped photograph of Bowie wearing his “man’s dress” (designed by Mr. Fish of London.) This […]
A scarce cardboard boxing-style concert poster advertising David Bowie’s August, 1983 shows at the Los Angeles Forum, during his “Let’s Dance” tour. Printed by Colby Posters of Los Angeles, these were posted on telephone poles around Los Angeles. We obtained this example from a former employee of the company hired to post these; it was […]
An original David Bowie autographed “With Compliments” card from his Isolar Production company. Bowie signed a number of these cards for a BMG Music senior executive in 1993, and they were sent out with copies of his “Black Tie/White Noise” album. The BMG executive kept some extra cards that weren’t sent out, and we obtained […]
A perfect, stunning factory sealed likely first pressing of David Bowie’s 1972 masterpiece The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, on RCA Records. This has the earliest cover variation with the catalog number, LSP-4702, in the lower right corner of the back cover, and the number 5/LSP4702 in the lower […]
Here’s an ultra rare, large (2 7/8″ x 2″) ticket stub for David Bowie & The Spiders From Mars’ show at the Hollywood Palladium, on March 12, 1973. This was a show scheduled on short notice after their show at the much larger Long Beach Arena two days earlier. We were lucky enough to attend, […]
A very rare handbill from London’s legendary Marquee Club, advertising shows during March 1966 featuring The Yardbirds (with Jeff Beck), David Bowie & The Buzz, the Small Faces, the Spencer Davis Group (with Steve Winwood) and many more. The Marquee was “the” club in swinging London, and this handbill illustrates why–in addition to the artists […]
A very rare UK first pressing of David Bowie’s 1971 album Hunky Dory, with the extremely scarce laminated front cover. Bowie was just coming into his own with Hunky Dory, which featured classics like “Life on Mars”, “Changes” and “Oh ! You Pretty Things.” Only the very earliest copies had laminated covers, without mention of […]
A very rare UK first pressing of David Bowie’s 1972 masterpiece, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, on RCA. There are a few sub-variations of the Ziggy album; this has the very early -1E/-2E stamper numbers, Titanic Music/Chrysalis Music publishing credits, “A Gem Production” and no mention of Mainman […]
Here’s a beautiful signed first pressing of David Bowie’s Young Americans album signed “for Jean Pierre love Bowie ’75” in the year the album was released. This came from the collection of an RCA Records executive, and the signature and inscription are large and bold. The album cover is in Mint Condtion, and the orange […]
A classic Boxing Style concert poster for two dates on the David Bowie “Let’s Dance” tour– Aug 14th and 15th, 1983 at the Forum in Los Angeles, CA.The poster is in near mint condition, and measures 14″ x 22 1/2″. David Bowie boxing style posters are rare and this one is beautiful.
An extremely rare concert poster/program used to advertise the July 8, 1972 Friends of the Earth/Save the Whale Benefit Concert, at the Royal Festival Hall in London, and headlined by David Bowie & The Spiders from Mars. Opening acts were Marmalade and J.S.D. Band (who opened for Bowie on his UK Ziggy Stardust tour.) This […]
A scarce UK first pressing of David Bowie’s 1971 classic Hunky Dory, on RCA Records. The disc, in NM- condition, is the earliest variation, with 3T stampers and Bobil etched on one side in the dead wax, and Rasputin on the other side. There are no visible spindle trails, only a very light bit of […]