Live: Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia

David Bowie performed at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Virginia, on 7 July 1974.

It was the 20th date of the Diamond Dogs Tour, which had kicked off in Montreal on 14 June.

The musical director was Michael Kamen, who also played electric piano, Moog synthesizer, and oboe. Earl Slick played guitar, and Mike Garson was on piano and Mellotron. The bass guitarist was Herbie Flowers, and the drummer was Tony Newman.

The backing singers were Geoff MacCormack (billed as Warren Peace) and Gui Andrisano. The line-up was completed by David Sanborn and Richard Grando on saxophone and flute, and percussionist Pablo Rosario.

David Bowie returned to the Norfolk Scope on 12 March 1976 during the Isolar Tour, and on 24 and 25 August 1983 during the Serious Moonlight Tour.

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