Bowie* ‎– Rare

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RCA ‎– PL 45406
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A1 Ragazzo Solo, Ragazza Sola
Arranged By – D. Bowie*, P. Buckmaster*Bass – Tony ViscontiDrums – Terry CoxKeyboards – Rick WakemanProducer – Gus DudgeonVocals, Guitar, Stylophone – David BowieWritten-By – D. Bowie*, Mogol
5:02
A2 'Round And 'Round
Arranged By – D. Bowie*, Mick RonsonBass – Trevor BolderDrums – Mick "Woody" Woodmansey*Guitar – Mick RonsonVocals – David BowieWritten-By – Chuck Berry
2:41
A3 Amsterdam
Guitar – Mick RonsonLyrics By [English Lyrics] – M. Schuman*Vocals – David BowieWritten-By – J. Brel*
3:25
A4 Holy Holy
Bass – Trevor BolderDrums – Mick "Woody" Woodmansey*Guitar, Piano, Vocals – Mick RonsonVocals – David BowieWritten-By – D. Bowie*
2:15
A5 Panic In Detroit
Alto Saxophone – David SanbornBaritone Saxophone – Richard GrandoBass – Herbie FlowersDrums – Tony NewmanGuitar – Earl SlickKeyboards – Mike GarsonKeyboards, Synth [Synthy] – Michael KamenVocals – David Bowie, Gui Andreisano*, Pablo Rosario, Warren PeaceWritten-By – D. Bowie*
5:49
A6 Young Americans
Alto Saxophone – David SanbornBacking Vocals – Ava Cherry, Luther Vandross, Robin Clark (2)Bass – Willie WeeksCongas – Larry WashingtonDrums – Andy NewmarkGuitar – Carlos AlomarPiano – Mike GarsonVocals, Guitar, Piano – David BowieWritten-By – D. Bowie*
3:11
B1 Velvet Goldmine
Bass – Trevor BolderDrums – Mick "Woody" Woodmansey*Guitar – Mick RonsonPiano – Rick WakemanProducer [Assisted By] – The Actor (2)Vocals, Guitar, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Piano – David BowieWritten-By – D. Bowie*
3:08
B2 Helden
Backing Vocals – Antonia Maass, David Bowie, Tony ViscontiBass – George MurrayDrums, Percussion – Dennis DavisLead Guitar – Robert FrippRhythm Guitar – Carlos AlomarSynth [Synthy], Keyboards, Guitar [Treatments] – Brian EnoVocals, Keyboards, Guitar, Saxophone, Koto – David BowieWritten-By – A. Maass*, B. Eno*, D. Bowie*
6:07
B3 John, I'm Only Dancing (Again) (1975)
Alto Saxophone – David SanbornBacking Vocals – Ava Cherry, Luther Vandross, Robin Clark (2)Bass – Willie WeeksCongas – Larry WashingtonDrums – Andy NewmarkGuitar – Carlos AlomarPiano – Mike GarsonVocals, Guitar, Piano – David BowieWritten-By – D. Bowie*
3:26
B4 Moon Of Alabama
Bass – George MurrayGuitar – Adrian Belew, Carlos AlomarKeyboards, Synthesizer – Roger Powell, Sean MayesPercussion – Dennis DavisViolin [Electric] – Simon HouseVocals – David BowieWritten-By – B. Brecht*, K. Weill*
3:51
B5 Crystal Japan (Instrumental)
Written-By – D. Bowie*
3:07

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Track A1: Italian version of 'Space Oddity', released in October 1970. Published by Westminster Music Ltd.
Track A2: Released in April 1973 as B-side of 'Drive-In Saturday', was recorded during the 'Ziggy Stardust' sessions. Published by Jewel Music Pub. Co. Ltd.
Track A3: Released in September 1973 as B-side of 'Sorrow'. Published by Carlin Music Corp. / MCPS
Track A4: Released in June 1974 as B-side of 'DiamondDogs'. Published by MainMan Music Ltd. / Chrysalis Music Ltd. / Bewlay Bros. Music
Track A5: Released in September 1974 as B-side of 'Knock On Wood', was recorded live 1974 but not included in the 'David Live' double album. Published by MainMan Music Ltd. / Chrysalis Music Ltd. / Bewlay Bros. Music
Track A6: A different mix than the original track, done for the U.S. market and released in February 1975. Published by MainMan Music Ltd. / Chrysalis Music Ltd. / Bewlay Bros. Music
Track B1: Released in September 1975 as third track of maxi-single 'Space Oddity', was a 'Hunky Dory' outtake. Published by David Bowie / Chrysalis Music Ltd. / MainMan Ltd.
Track B2: 'Heroes', German version, released in September 1977. Published by Bewlay Bros. Music / Fleur Music / E.G. Music
Track B3: Released in December 1979 but recorded in 1975 during the 'Young Americans' sessions. Published by MainMan Ltd. / Chrysalis Music Ltd. / Bowie
Track B4: Also known as 'Alabama Song' released in February 1980. Published by Universal Edition (Ldn) Ltd. / MCPS
Track B5: Released in March 1981 as B-side of 'Up The Hill Backwards', was recorded during the 'Scary Monsters' sessions. Published by Bewlay Bros. Music / Fleur Music

A2, A4, A5 & A6 Produced for Mainman

Mastered at RCA Studios, Rome

Manufactured and Distributed by RCA Ltd., Record Division

℗ RCA Corporation

A1 ℗ 1970
A2, A3 ℗ 1973
A4, A5 ℗ 1974
A6, B1 ℗ 1975
B2 ℗ 1977
B3 ℗ 1979
B4 ℗ 1980
B5 ℗ 1981

Inner sleeve with lyrics.

Track times not listed on release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A variant 1 stamped): PL 45406 A-1U-1-1-
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B variant 1 stamped): PL 45406 B-1U-1-1-
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A variant 2 stamped): PL 45406 A-1U-1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B variant 2 stamped): PL 45406 B-1U-1-2-
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A variant 3 stamped): PL 45406 A-1U-1-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B variant 3 stamped): PL 45406 B-1U-1-2-15
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A & B variant 1, 2 & 3 etched): JA
  • Rights Society: MCPS
  • Other (Printed, back cover bottom-right): PP 1282 RS

Other Versions (5 of 26) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PL 89001, PL 45406 Bowie* Rare(LP, Comp, RE) RCA, RCA PL 89001, PL 45406 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
PL 45406 Bowie* Rare(LP, Comp) RCA Victor PL 45406 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
PL 45406 David Bowie Rare(LP, Comp) RCA PL 45406 Portugal 1982 Sell This Version
PL 45406 David Bowie Rare(LP, Comp) RCA PL 45406 Ireland 1982 Sell This Version
PD 45406 Bowie* Rare(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (David Bowie) PD 45406 Italy Unknown Sell This Version

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