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Bowie At The Beeb

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The first official release of many of Bowie's earliest BBC radio performances on shows such as Top Gear, Sounds of the Seventies and In Concert.

Songs (Time)

UK Release

Disc One

  1. In The Heat Of The Morning 1
  2. London Bye Ta Ta 1
  3. Karma Man 1
  4. Silly Boy Blue 1
  5. Let Me Sleep Beside You 2
  6. Janine 2
  7. Amsterdam 3
  8. God Knows I'm Good 3
  9. Width Of A Circle 3
  10. Unwashed And Somewhat Slightly Dazed 3
  11. Cygnet Committee 3
  12. Memory Of A Free Festival 3
  13. Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud 4
  14. Bombers 5
  15. Looking For A Friend 5
  16. Almost Grown 5
  17. Kooks 5
  18. It Ain't Easy 5

Disc Two

  1. The Supermen 6
  2. Eight Line Poem 6
  3. Hang Onto Yourself 7
  4. Ziggy Stardust 7
  5. Queen Bitch 7
  6. Waiting For The Man 7
  7. Five Years 7
  8. White Light White Heat 8
  9. Moonage Daydream 8
  10. Hang Onto Yourself 8
  11. Suffragette City 8
  12. Ziggy Stardust 8
  13. Starman 9
  14. Space Oddity 9
  15. Changes 9
  16. Oh! You Pretty Things 9
  17. Andy Warhol 10
  18. Lady Stardust 10
  19. Rock 'N Roll Suicide 10
Release details
Released by EMI Music, September 25 2000
Catalogue number TOCP-65497 (Japan)
Catalogue number 07243 5286292 4 (Germany)
Track details
1 David Bowie and the Tony Visconti Orchestra, Top Gear, May 13 1968
2 David Bowie and Junior's Eyes, D.L.T. Show (Dave Less Travis Show), October 20, 1969
3 David Bowie and the Tony Visconto Trio (aka The Hype), The Sunday Show introduced by John Peel, February 5, 1970
4 David Bowie and The Hype, Sounds of the 70's, March 25, 1970
5 David Bowie and friends, In Concert: John Peel, June 5 1971
6 David Bowie with Mick Ronson, Sounds of the 70's: Bob Harris, September 21, 1971
7 David Bowie and The Spiders From Mars, Sounds of the 70's, January 18, 1972
8 David Bowie and The Spiders From Mars, Sound of the 70's: John Peel, May 16, 1972
9 David Bowie and The Spiders From Mars, Johnnie Walker Lunchtime show, May 22, 1972
10 David Bowie and The Spiders From Mars, Sounds of the 70's: Bob Harris, May 23, 1972

Japanese release

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The Japanese release includes a bonus track on Disc 2. According to this web page and Japanese readers, track #2 will be Oh! You Pretty Things, probably from the 1971 Bob Harris show.

Limited Edition

A limited edition the release bundles a third CD containing live tracks from Bowie's BBC Special performance at Broadcasting House, June 27, 2000.

Disc 3

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  1. Wild Is The Wind
  2. Ashes To Ashes
  3. Seven
  4. This Is Not America
  5. Absolute Beginners
  6. Always Crashing In The Same Car
  7. Survive
  8. Little Wonder
  9. The Man Who Sold The World
  10. Fame
  11. Stay
  12. Hallo Spaceboy
  13. Cracked Actor
  14. I'm Afraid Of Americans
  15. Let's Dance
Release details
Released by EMI Music, September 25 2000
Catalogue number 07243 5286292 3 (Germany)
Recorded at BBC Broadcasting House, June 27, 2000

4LP Set

A limited edition four LP set was scheduled to be released including two tracks not on the CD version, but as of the end of 2000 it had not appeared..

Promotional 8-track sampler

A disc containing 8 tracks was distributed in late August for promotional purposes.

promo

  1. In The Heat Of The Morning
  2. Let Me Sleep Beside You
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Kooks
  5. Hang Onto Yourself
  6. Changes
  7. Oh! You Pretty Things
  8. Lady Stardust

French Promo CDR

The eight track sampler was also put out in limited release in France. Contributed by ZigDust.

promo

  1. In The Heat Of The Morning
  2. Let Me Sleep Beside You
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Kooks
  5. Hang Onto Yourself
  6. Changes
  7. Oh! You Pretty Things
  8. Lady Stardust

Three CD Promo

The complete promotional version with all tracks from all three discs was distributed by Virgin in the USA. (Scans contributed by Sean D.)

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