20 Insanely Great David Bowie Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

A deep dive into the Thin White Duke's catalog, beyond "Space Oddity" and "Heroes"

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17. "Andy Warhol"

The second side of Hunky Dory is a tribute to Bowie's biggest influences. He honors Lou Reed on "Queen Bitch," Bob Dylan on "Song For Bob Dylan" and "Andy Warhol" is, obviously, about the pop artist. Much to Bowie's horror, Warhol hated the song so much, he literally walked out of the room when Bowie first played it for him in 1971. "He was cringing with embarrassment," Bowie said in 1997. "I think he thought I really put him down in the song." Bowie went on to play Warhol in the movie Basquiat, but by that point the artist was long dead.

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