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David Bowie

Fame (4:13)

The Young Americans sessions mostly concluded by late 1974. During this time, Bowie was staying in New York, where he met John Lennon. The pair jammed together, leading to a one-day session at Electric Lady Studios in January 1975. There, Carlos Alomar had developed a guitar riff for Bowie's cover of "Footstompin'" by The Flairs, which Bowie thought was "a waste" to give to a cover. Lennon, who was in the studio with…

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Fame makes a man take things over
Fame lets him lose, hard to swallow
Fame puts you there where things are hollow
Fame

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