Daily Archives: October 16, 2010

First Wave (ContCult)

Here’s some musical-historical context for The Buddha of Surbubia.

First, a gesture at Glam Rock. Think about Charlie before he goes Punk. Here’s David Bowie (we’ll see how long the corporate masters at EMI allow this clip to be embedded) as Ziggy Stardust from a documentary by DA Pennebaker:

Documentary footage of T. Rex performing “20th Century Boy”:

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