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Space Oddity at 50: the ‘novelty song’ that became a cultural touchstone

Mitchell Goodwin

Published : 2019

Abstract

Fifty years ago, on July 11, 1969, David Bowie released Space Oddity. With its adventurous orchestration, unsettling harmonics and melancholy narrative, the now classic song captured a moment.

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