David Bowie – Hunky Dory

Reblogging this as a good review of one of my favourite Bowie albums – although much as I like all the individual tracks on Hunky Dory I do prefer The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the spiders from Mars.

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It’s a hard thing to pick a favorite Bowie album. I’ve spent so much of my life with his music, discovering, and re-discovering, hits and deeper cuts alike, album to album. I’ve listened to them on vinyl, cassette, CD, and yes, even 8-Track. Although time has changed what songs hit me, and what albums I gravitate towards, there’s one that has remained consistent, beloved, and even made it to the number 1 spot of Lyriquediscorde’s Top 30 Albums. Hunky Dory.

David Bowie Hunky Dory

David Bowie – Hunky Dory
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Hunky Dory is David Bowie’s fourth studio album. It was released on December 17, 1971, by RCA Records. It was Bowie’s first release through RCA, which would be his label for the next decade. (from Wikipedia)

The album was recorded at Trident Studios in July 1971, several days after his Glastonbury appearance. Hunky Dory has been said to…

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