SPACE ODDITY

Latest update on 09/09/2014

Artist: David Bowie & John Hutchinson
Author: David Bowie
Label: Deram
Year: 1969

In film Love You Till Tuesday, with original Bowie music. David & John were the remaining part of trio Feathers after Hermione Farthingale left. John is Ground Control, David is Major Tom.

Covers:

1969:

David Bowie [hit version, a few months later, coinciding with the Apollo 11 mission; also in Italian as Ragazzo Solo, Ragazza Sola]

1979:

Langley Schools Music Project

1984:

Jonathan King

1991:

Flying Pickets

1992:

John Otway

1993:

Hank Marvin

1995:

Rick Wakeman

1999:

Space Girls

1999:

Helloween

1999:

Natalie Merchant

2011:

William Shatner

Obviously inspired by Kubrick film 2001 - A Space Odyssey ('68). Also a bit by Bee Gees hit New York Mining Disaster 1941. In both cases the next of kin are not forgotten: "Have you seen my wife, Mr. Jones" vs "Tell my wife I love her very much. She knows".

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