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Sound and Vision: Five Decades of David Bowie Videos

Clips from his swinging London days in 1967 through his unannounced retirement in the 2000s

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'I'm Afraid Of Americans' (1997)

Electronica was huge in 1997, and many of the new groups hitting the charts were clearly inspired by David Bowie. Unfortunately, Bowie's own effort Earthling didn't make much of a commercial splash that year. The single "I'm Afraid Of Americans" did actually become Bowie's first song in years to become even a minor hit, especially after Trent Reznor released a remix of the track. It was the first step in Bowie's slow comeback. 

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