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"John, I’m Only Dancing" is a single by David Bowie, released in September 1972. The song was widely believed to be concerned with a homosexual relationship, the narrator informing his boyfriend not to worry about the girl he's with because he's "only dancing" with her. Bowie had been 'out' since an interview with Melody Maker in January 1972, and the subject matter did not affect the single's radio airplay in the UK, where it became his first back-to-back hit… read more

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  • что, потанцевать уже нельзя?
  • happy birthday DB!
  • crisp as hell
  • video to this song is awesome and David is so flaming hot [5] lovee his anchor and the way he hugs himself <3 [3]
  • Wow, I thought this was a session version as it's so good but at the end it's obviously live. He namechecks Trevor Bolder so it must be about 1972 but still absolutely pisses on bands 40 years younger. RIP http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/10073111/A-tribute-to-bassist-Trevor-Bolder.html
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