MOJO 297 – August 2018: David Bowie
35 years on, the extraordinary story of David Bowie’s Let’s Dance – his rollercoaster ride to fame and riches, weirdness and regret – with new interviews with Nile Rodgers, Earl Slick, Carlos Alomar and more. Meanwhile, MOJO’s covermount CD mines the classic R&B that inspired Bowie to dance the blues: Little Richard, Johnny Otis, James Brown, Earl Bostic, Albert King included.
Also in the issue: behind the Byrds ‘reunion’; reassessing Yellow Submarine; MC5’s Wayne Kramer on punk, junk and jail; the strangest Echo & The Bunnymen interview you’ll ever read; Millie Jackson speaks frankly; Neil Finn makes album with son, joins Fleetwood Mac. Plus! Jeff Bridges reveals his inner Dude; George Clinton’s Mindblowers; Free, Jim James, Gorillaz, Ray Davies, Guns N’Roses, Graham Nash, Steve Marriott, The Rolling Stones, The The, when Johnny Marr met David Crosby and unheard John Coltrane!