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David Bowie

The London Boys (3:20)

rock · london · 60s · british

The b-side to Rubber Band, Bowie's first Decca single in December '66.
Rerecorded in 2001, possibly for release as a Toy b-side.

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  • Now you've met the London boys
  • Right! A great "little track"! And I love it for so many years now!
  • What a great little track!
  • Like the lyrics and the melody, such a sad great song.
  • Who would have thought that this kind of thing (where he sounds like Anthony Newley) and The Laughing Gnome... would have kicked off such a career!!
  • someone cares about you
  • Your flashy clothes are your pride and joy
  • Beautiful song! Marc Almond covered in his last album.
  • You can totally hear [track artist=David Bowie]Rock 'n' Roll Suicide[/track] in this -- when he soars up at the end
  • A lost gem from Bowie's little-known "Mod" phase.

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