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David Bowie

David Bowie was a singer from Earth. (PROSE: Life on Mars on Mars)


On the 12th of November, 1969, the newborn Paul Magrs dreamt that David Bowie sung The Laughing Gnome at Dr Oho's party. (PROSE: In the Sixties)

In 1974, the Eighth Doctor mentioned Bowie as one of the great musicians of the period to Lucie Miller. (AUDIO: Horror of Glam Rock)

In 1977, Bowie had been recorded saying that he had just recorded his album called Low, and that he moved to Berlin to "escape all the bad stuff". (PROSE: The Story of Fester Cat)

The Fourth Doctor had once played Find The Lady with a young David Bowie in a punt that Romana was poling. (PROSE: No Future)

Ace and Julian Milton listened to a Bowie tape during their trip to Lincolnshire. (PROSE: Love and War)

Evelyn Smythe spoke of her experience in a space suit as "like that David Bowie song." (AUDIO: The Feast of Axos)

Bowie spent time aboard the Doctor's TARDIS while it was in Artron II Recharge Mode, with the arton pulses leaving Bowie's left eye permanently dilated, an incident the Thirteenth Doctor felt guilty about. (PROSE: Press Play)

In early 2012, the BBC unearthed some archived recordings of Bowie from 1977, and they broadcast them on Radio 2. By this time, Fester Cat had listened to many of Bowie's songs on records owned by Paul Magrs and Jeremy. (PROSE: The Story of Fester Cat)

After his death, Erimem and Andy Hansen left a copy of Bowie's song "Life on Mars" on Mars. It was discovered by a mars rover on New Year's Eve 2020. (PROSE: Life on Mars on Mars)

The Twelfth Doctor recited some of his song "Ashes to Ashes" to a robot, with the line "I'm Happy, Hope You're Happy Too". (TV: Smile)

While looking through the belongings of the tenants who had lived at 11 Cardinal Road in 1977, Harry found a vinyl single with David Bowie's "Heroes" on the A-side and V-2 Schneider on the B-side. (TV: Knock Knock)

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