David Bowie, Bing Crosby and the story of the strangest Christmas duet ever - CBC Music
Bing Crosby famously sang with David Bowie in a Christmas show. Bowie had passed his glam-rock phase by then and their meeting. The collaboration defied musical logic. But in , art-rock icon David Bowie and smooth crooner Bing Crosby came together for a. David Bowie & Bing Crosby Sing “The Little Drummer Boy” () The Washington Post has the backstory on the strange Bing-Bowie meeting. I saw the second clip did know the Peace on Earth was remade in the same.
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Which could be very interesting to see Do you have any plans to work with anybody else, like the Astronettes or anybody? No, there's one band that I can mention. I like them very much indeed.
They're an unrecorded band in America called Devo. I've been listening to them for a long time since they sent me their tapes and I hope if I have the time at the end of this year to record them.
Why David Bowie Didn’t Want to Sing with Bing Crosby
That's very nut-shelling of what they're like. What's it like being the only person ever to work with both Lou Reed and Lulu? Now I am not sure if that's — opprobrium, or if it's my apotheosis. I set a precedent there… I think the thing with Bing is the most ludicrous… it's wonderful to watch.George and Martin's 'Little Drummer Boy'
We were so totally out of touch with each other. Can you remember what you were thinking when you did it? I was wondering if he was still alive. He was just… not there. He was not there at all. He had the words in front of him. Deep Bing voice "Hi, Dave, nice to see ya here…" And he looked like a little old orange sitting on a stool. It was the most bizarre experience. I didn't know anything about him. I just knew my mother liked him.
Maybe I would have known sings "When the mooooon…" No… hums "Da da da, da da da, someone waits for me…" That's about the only song of his I would have actually known.
What about 'White Christmas? I forgot about that.
Kenneth Williams voice That was his big one, wasn't it? Much of this information is collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies.
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