Contributed by Derek Price (frontman for Sempervivi). His latest release, Artifacts, is available on iTunes.
David Bowie wasn’t rock’s first showman, but he may have been its first shaman. Unfettered by genre conventions, he didn’t just explore outer space; he created it. Bowie told listeners, “It’s okay. I’m weird, too. Don’t fit in in your universe? You can be a part of mine.” Without Bowie, there is no glam rock, no space rock, and no Lady Gaga, but he was much more than that. He was the style and the substance that personified the rock n’ roll frontman and the pop genius. Continue reading Goodbye David Bowie (Rock’s First Shaman)