It’s nearly impossible to compile a required viewing list of the late, great David Bowie’s incredible 40+ year career in music.
So we won’t try.
What we will offer is a list of performances that aren’t widely known. Have you seen his gender-bending rendition of “TCV-15” with Klaus Nomi and Joey Arais at his side?
Because it’s pretty awesome:
Or how about this absurd and amazing “Young Americans” duet he performed with Cher?
By no means comprehensive, here are some other interesting collaborations and footnotes to Bowie rocking the house down:
David Bowie and Massive Attack — “Nature Boy”:
Bowie and Annie Lenox perform “Under Pressure” at the Freddie Mercury tribute concert in 1992:
David Bowie & Marianne Faithfull – I’ve Got You Babe (Live at Marquee Club 1973)
“Starman” live on the BBC, 1972 — just too fabulous for words:
First TV apperance — “Space Oddity,” 1970:
David Bowie with Pink FLoyd — “Comfortably Numb,” 2006:
And to leave on a funny note, Bowie’s appearance on the Ricky Gervais show Extras: