‘SORROW’ By DAVID BOWIE (1973)

Knockouts from the past

3 November 2019

On 3 November 1973, 46 years ago today, DAVID BOWIE scored his second UK Number One album with PINUPS, a collection of covers of 12 of his most beloved songs at the time. Turn Up The Volume‘s favourite one is SORROW, a song originally composed by American musicians Feldman, Gottehrer and Goldstein who were in band called The Strangeloves and wrote it for their countrymen The McCoys (best know for their¬†‘Hang On Sloopy’¬†hit) in 1965.

Here’s Bowie version…

Here’s the original version by THE McCOYS

DAVID BOWIE: Website – Facebook

DAVID BOWIE Released ‘PINUPS’ Album 46 Years Ago Today…

19 October 2019

46 years ago, on 19th October 1973, the late genius DAVID BOWIE released his seventh album PINUPS. The album, which features then supermodel Twiggy on the front cover, is an LP of covers, of 12 of Bowie‘s favourite songs, including tracks by Pink Floyd, The Pretty Things, The Who, The Yardbirds and The Kinks. The longplayer hit the top spot of the UK Albums Chart.

Here’s my fav one…

Album in full…

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DAVID BOWIE: Facebook – All Albums


Special vinyl editions were released this year on Record Store Day…