“Out of the Blue” was a series of broadcasts produced in the mid-1970’s on the sound and development of progressive rock. In this double bill, we feature the first solo rock superstar of the decade, David Bowie. Born David Jones, the queen of fag rock, as he was called at first, shocked the scene with his skin-tight space attire, lavender eye shadow and metallic nail polish, but behind all the electric glitter and the cosmic dance routine, there was also a great musician who was destined to become a legend.
Presenter: Nevil Gray
Producers: Donald Nijssen and John Zuidgeest
Broadcast: December 1, 1976