Comments written on other sites from January 2016

David Bowie: legendary rock star dies of cancer aged 69

Re ‘Can we just get one thing straight before we go on? It’s pronounced Bowie as in “oh”, not as in “ow”.’

In this interview from 2000 he claims to no longer have any idea how it should be pronounced. https://youtu.be/Q0-51IkWpFE?t=2m25s Although maybe he’s just being polite and sparing Paxman’s blushes!

On 11 January 2016. Permalink