David Bowie recorded a session for BBC Radio 2’s Live and Exclusive on 25 October 1999. It was his final BBC radio session.
It took place in Studio 3 at the BBC’s Maida Vale Studios on Delaware Road, London, and was broadcast on 5 October 2002. The executive producer was Lewis Carnie.
Bowie’s band was Earl Slick, Gerry Leonard, and Mark Plati on guitar, Mike Garson on keyboards, Gail Ann Dorsey on bass guitar and vocals, Sterling Campbell on drums and percussion, and Catherine Russell on keyboards, acoustic guitar, and vocals.
They recorded ten songs: ‘Sunday’, ‘Look Back In Anger’, ‘Cactus’, ‘Survive’, ‘5:15 The Angels Have Gone’, ‘Alabama Song’, ‘Everyone Says ‘Hi”, ‘Rebel Rebel’, ‘The Bewlay Brothers’, and ‘Heathen (The Rays)’.
Also on this day...
- 2002: Radio: David Bowie live at Maida Vale, London
- 1973: David Bowie sees Diana Ross live
- 1972: Mike Garson auditions for David Bowie
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