Lamont's Music Notes For March 7th

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March 7th, 1975 - David Bowie

On this date in 1975 David Bowie released the album “Young Americans”.

Some trivia on the album:

-It was Bowie’s 9th studio album.
-It marked Bowie’s departure from “Glam-Rock”
-the album featured session players that included a young Luther Vandross, and Andy Newmark, the drummer of Sly and the family Stone.
-the album reached #9 on Billboard’s Top Album chart for the year 1985.
-it produced the #1 single “Fame” , which stayed on top of Billboard’s chart for 2 weeks in 1975.
-“Fame” was recorded with John Lennon and was co-written with Lennon and his producer Carlos Alomar.

Here’s Bowie performing “Young Americans” on the Dick Cavett Show In 1975.

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