David Bowie Was Born Jan. 8, 1947!

David Bowie would have been 74 today! We celebrate his amazing legacy!

In 1996, David Bowie was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. In the course of his 50 plus year career, he sold over 100 million copies worldwide. During that time he created many different characters and earned many nicknames like, “The Starman”, “Ziggy Stardust”, “Aladdin Sane”, and “The Picasso Of Pop” to name a few. In 2000, other music stars voted Bowie “the most influential artist of all time” (NME). He ranks #39 on Rolling Stone’s list of the “100 Greatest Artists Of All Time”. David Bowie has 5 albums on Rolling Stone’s list of the “500 Greatest Albums Of All Time” and 4 songs on their list of the “500 Greatest Songs Of All Time”. He also has 4 songs on the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s list of the “500 Songs That Shaped Rock And Roll”. Rolling Stone crowned David Bowie the “Greatest Rock Star Ever”! Speaking of crowns, Bowie shares his birthday with “The King Of Rock And Roll”, Elvis Presley.

Today we celebrate one of the most amazing artists ever - David Bowie!

-- Doug O’Brien

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