23 March 1970 saw the third recording session for the remake of David Bowie’s ‘Memory Of A Free Festival’.
This was for a future single release, which spread the song over both sides of the 7″ disc. The session took place at London’s Trident Studios with Tony Visconti producing.
This was drummer John Cambridge’s final recording session with Bowie. He played with Hype until 30 March, and he was finally let go on 6 April.
‘Memory Of A Free Festival’ was released in Europe on . Bowie promoted it with appearances on the UK television show Six-O-One, and on the Dutch programme Eddy, Ready, Go!. Despite these efforts, however, it was not a commercial success.
Also on this day...
- 1973: Travel: Vancouver to Hawaii
- 1967: Live: David Bowie and the Riot Squad, St Nicholas Hall, Hertford
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