Live: Country Club, London

David Bowie performed at the Country Club at 210a Haverstock Hill, London, on 21 July 1971.

Bowie had performed at the venue with Turquoise on 20 October 1968, and with Feathers on 17 November 1968.

His backing band this time was Mick Ronson on guitar, Rick Wakeman on piano, and Mick ‘Woody’ Woodmansey on drums. Ronson played bass guitar for some songs. The support act was Jonathan Kelly.

Bowie performed 13 songs: ‘Fill Your Heart’, ‘The Supermen’, ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’, ‘Eight Line Poem’, ‘It’s Gonna Rain Again’, ‘Buzz The Fuzz’, ‘Quicksand’, ‘It Ain’t Easy’, ‘Song For Bob Dylan’, ‘Kooks’, ‘Andy Warhol’, ‘Amsterdam’, and ‘Memory Of A Free Festival’.

After the show Bowie invited Wakeman to join his band. After considering the offer, Wakeman chose instead to join Yes.

Last updated: 6 April 2023
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