The second of three mixing sessions for David Bowie’s single ‘Memory Of A Free Festival’ took place on 14 April 1970.
The single release spread the song over both sides of the 7″ disc. This mixing session took place at London’s Advision Sound Studios from 7pm, with Tony Visconti producing.
‘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...
- 1983: Album release: Let’s Dance
- 1978: Live: Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis
- 1973: Live: Yubin Chokin Kaikan, Hiroshima
- 1967: Live: Marquee Club, London
- 1967: Live: David Bowie and the Riot Squad, Ludwick Community Centre, Welwyn Garden City
- 1967: UK single release: The Laughing Gnome
- 1966: Live: David Bowie and the Buzz, Marquee Club, London
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