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Life on Tour with Bowie By Sean Mayes

Life on Tour with Bowie by Sean Mayes

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In 1978, Sean Mayes toured the world with David Bowie. Travelling first class and performing each night with one of the world's greatest rock stars at the height of his fame was an amazing experience. Providing page after page of fascinating insight into life on the road with Bowie, Sean's account is a unique travelogue, a must for any Bowie fan.

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Life on Tour with Bowie: A Genius Remembered by Sean Mayes

"When David sat down later, he tucked one leg up under him and I noticed that the sole of his shoe was as clean as the day he'd bought it. OK, maybe the shoes were new, but it struck me that he hardly ever sets foot in the street. It's all hotel, limousines, sterilized airports - the life I was about to lead. I shivered, feeling poised at the top of a rollercoaster about to sweep across the world." On 11 January 2016, the world was stunned to wake up to the news that David Bowie had died the day before. A genuine icon, he left behind a body of work among the most important in music history. But only a lucky few were privileged to know the man behind that mystique, and know him well. Sean Mayes was one of them. In 1978, Sean toured the world with David Bowie, in what was one of the most important periods in the artist's history. Travelling first class and performing each night with one of the world's greatest rock stars at the height of his fame was an amazing experience - fortunately, Sean had the foresight to document it. Here, in complete book form, Sean's tour diary is presented; a blow by blow record of how it felt to be part of a real rock circus. Providing page after page of fascinating insight into life on the road with Bowie, Sean's account is a unique travelogue, a must for any Bowie fan or, indeed, anyone interested in life on a sell-out world tour.

About Sean Mayes

Sean Mayes was the keyboard player in Fumble during the early Seventies. It was during an appearance on The Old Grey Whistle Test in 1972 that he met and formed a long lasting friendship with David Bowie. Sean has also written biographies of Kate Bush and Joan Armatrading.

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GOR007285854
9781784189754
1784189758
Life on Tour with Bowie: A Genius Remembered by Sean Mayes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Blake Publishing Ltd
2016-01-21
240
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