David Bowie is definitely one of the most original and unique characters in the world of Rock and Roll. His career has spanned decades and he has been an innovator and a leader in all of them. David is considered by many to be one of the all time greatest pop musicians. His talents are not limited to the stage. David is also an accomplished actor, producer, and arranger.
David Bowie was born on the 8th of January 1947 in London, England. His birth name was David Robert Jones. To avoid being confused with Davy Jones, he changed his name to David Bowie in 1966.
David Bowie can play a large assortment of different instruments. He plays, keyboards, saxophone, drums, guitar, and numerous others.
David is five feet ten inches tall and has blue eyes. When David was 15 he was punched in the face, by George Underwood. The result of this punch was permanent damage to his left eye. The pupil in his left eye is permanently dilated, which gives him the appearance of having two different colored eyes. This injury affects both his depth perception and his ability to see colors. Continue reading →
Mick Jagger is one of the most recognized faces in the world of Rock and Roll and is often portrayed as being one of the really bad boys of the music scene. While, it is true that Mick is certainly no Saint, he is not nearly as bad as the media presents him to be. Regardless of all the bad publicity Mick has received over the years, there can be no denying his, and the Rolling Stones’, contributions to the world of Rock and Roll.
Mick and the Rolling Stones have won many awards and received various tributes throughout the years. Not only was Mick knighted in 2003 by Prince Charles but he was also inducted into the Song Writers Hall of fame in 1993. Continue reading →
It is becoming more and more common for musicians to make the jump from the recording industry to the world of acting. For some, their appearances were little more than cameos while others have been cast in major roles. Many of these jumps have been very successful while others, have left a lot to be desired.
Canadian musician Alanis Nadine Morissete is not only a truly gifted singer, she has ventured into the world of television and movies a number of times. One of her roles was playing that of God in the 1999 film Dogma. This film is listed as a comedy/Drama.
Cher is one of the most successful people in both the world of acting and the world of music. Cher has not only had countless number one hits on the music charts, she has also managed to achieve Hollywood’s highest honor. In 1987, Cher won the best actress Oscar for her role in the film Moonstruck.
Keith Richards, lead guitarist for the Rolling Stones, was number 10 on Rolling Stone’s Greatest Guitarists of All Time list. In 2007 he ventured into the world of movies. Keith made a cameo appearance as Captain Teague in Pirates of the Caribbean, At World’s End. Continue reading →