List of songs recorded by David Bowie

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David Bowie (1947–2016) was an English singer-songwriter, whose recording career spanned from 1964 until his death in 2016. This list includes songs that he recorded as a group leader or a solo artist, or credited featured or guest artist that have been officially released in various formats.

Songs[edit]

Key
Indicates songs not written or co-written by David Bowie Indicates songs not written or co-written by David Bowie
Name of song, writer(s), original release, and year of release
Song Writer(s) Original release Year Ref.
"1917" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
"Thursday's Child" single 1999
"1984" David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 [1]
"5:15 The Angels Have Gone" David Bowie Heathen 2002 [2]
"'87 and Cry" David Bowie Never Let Me Down 1987 [3]
"Abdulmajid" David Bowie "Heroes"
(1991 reissue)
1991 [4]
"Absolute Beginners" David Bowie Absolute Beginners 1986
"Across the Universe"
(The Beatles cover)
John Lennon
Paul McCartney double-dagger
Young Americans 1975 [5]
"Afraid" David Bowie Heathen 2002 [2]
"African Night Flight" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Lodger 1979 [6]
"After All" David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World 1970 [7]
"After Today" David Bowie Sound + Vision 1989
"Alabama Song" Bertolt Brecht
Kurt Weill double-dagger
"Alabama Song" single 1980
"Aladdin Sane (1913–1938–197?)" David Bowie Aladdin Sane 1973 [8]
"Algeria Touchshriek" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Reeves Gabrels
Mike Garson
Erdal Kızılçay
Sterling Campbell
Outside 1995 [9]
"All Saints" David Bowie Low
(1991 reissue)
1991 [10]
"All the Madmen" David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World 1970 [7]
"All the Young Dudes"[a] David Bowie David Live (live)
RarestOneBowie (studio)
1974 [11]
"Always Crashing in the Same Car" David Bowie Low 1977 [12]
"Amsterdam" Jacques Brel
Mort Shuman double-dagger
"Sorrow" single 1973
"And I Say to Myself"
(David Bowie with The Lower Third)
David Bowie "Can't Help Thinking About Me" single 1966
"Andy Warhol" David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 [13]
"Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere"
(The Who cover)
Roger Daltrey
Pete Townshend double-dagger
Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"Art Decade" David Bowie Low 1977 [12]
"As the World Falls Down" David Bowie Labyrinth 1986 [15]
"Ashes to Ashes" David Bowie Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980 [16]
"Atomica" David Bowie The Next Day Extra 2013 [17]
"Baal's Hymn" Bertolt Brecht
Dominic Muldowney double-dagger
Baal EP 1982
"Baby Grace (A Horrid Cassette)" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Reeves Gabrels
Mike Garson
Erdal Kızılçay
Sterling Campbell
Outside 1995 [9]
"Baby Loves That Way"
(Davy Jones and The Lower Third)
David Bowie "You've Got a Habit of Leaving" single 1965
"Ballad of the Adventurers" Bertolt Brecht
Dominic Muldowney double-dagger
Baal EP 1982
"Bang Bang"
(Iggy Pop cover)
Iggy Pop
Ivan Kral double-dagger
Never Let Me Down 1987 [3]
"Bars of the County Jail" David Bowie Early On (1964–1966) 1965
"Battle for Britain (The Letter)" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Mark Plati
Earthling 1997 [18]
"Be My Wife" David Bowie Low 1977 [12]
"Beat of Your Drum" David Bowie Never Let Me Down 1987 [3]
"Beauty and the Beast" David Bowie "Heroes" 1977 [19]
"Because You're Young" David Bowie Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980 [16]
"A Better Future" David Bowie Heathen 2002 [2]
"The Bewlay Brothers" David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 [13]
"Big Brother" David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 [1]
"Black Country Rock" David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World 1970 [7]
"Black Tie White Noise"
(featuring Al B. Sure!)
David Bowie Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"Blackout" David Bowie "Heroes" 1977 [19]
""[b] David Bowie 2015 [21]
"Bleed Like a Craze, Dad" David Bowie The Buddha of Suburbia 1993 [22]
"Blue Jean" David Bowie Tonight 1984 [23]
"Bombers" David Bowie Hunky Dory
(1990 reissue)
1990 [24]
"Born in a UFO" David Bowie The Next Day Extra 2013 [17]
"Boss of Me" David Bowie
Gerry Leonard
The Next Day 2013 [25]
"Boys Keep Swinging" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Lodger 1979 [6]
"Breaking Glass" David Bowie
Dennis Davis
George Murray
Low 1977 [12]
"Brilliant Adventure" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Hours 1999 [26]
"Bring Me the Disco King"[c] David Bowie Reality 2003 [27]
"Buddha of Suburbia" David Bowie The Buddha of Suburbia 1993 [22]
"Buddha of Suburbia"
(featuring Lenny Kravitz on guitar)
David Bowie The Buddha of Suburbia 1993 [22]
"Cactus" Black Francis double-dagger Heathen 2002 [2]
"Can You Hear Me?" David Bowie Young Americans 1975 [5]
"Can't Help Thinking About Me"
(David Bowie with The Lower Third)
David Bowie "Can't Help Thinking About Me" single 1966
"Candidate" David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 [1]
"Cat People (Putting Out Fire)"[d] David Bowie
Giorgio Moroder
Cat People (soundtrack version) 1982
"Changes" David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 [13]
"Chant of the Ever Circling Skeletal Family" David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 [1]
"Chilly Down" David Bowie Labyrinth 1986 [15]
"China Girl" David Bowie
Iggy Pop
Let's Dance 1983 [28]
"Ching-a-Ling" David Bowie Love You till Tuesday 1968
"Come and Buy My Toys" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"Conversation Piece" David Bowie "The Prettiest Star" single 1969
"Cracked Actor" David Bowie Aladdin Sane 1973 [8]
"Criminal World" Peter Godwin
Duncan Browne
Sean Lyons double-dagger
Let's Dance 1983 [28]
"Crystal Japan" David Bowie "Crystal Japan" single 1980
"Cygnet Committee" David Bowie David Bowie 1969 [30]
"Dancing in the Street"
(David Bowie & Mick Jagger)
Marvin Gaye
William "Mickey" Stevenson
Ivy Jo Hunter double-dagger
"Dancing in the Street" single 1985
"Dancing Out in Space" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"Dancing with the Big Boys"(with Iggy Pop) David Bowie
Iggy Pop
Carlos Alomar
Tonight 1984 [23]
"Day-In Day-Out" David Bowie Never Let Me Down 1987 [3]
"Days" David Bowie Reality 2003 [27]
"Dead Against It" David Bowie The Buddha of Suburbia 1993 [22]
"Dead Man Walking" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Earthling 1997 [18]
"Diamond Dogs" David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 [1]
"Did You Ever Have a Dream" David Bowie "Love You till Tuesday" single 1967
"Dirty Boys" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"The Dirty Song" Bertolt Brecht
Dominic Muldowney double-dagger
Baal EP 1982
"DJ" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Carlos Alomar
Lodger 1979 [6]
"Do Anything You Say" David Bowie "Do Anything You Say" single 1966
"Dodo"[e][f] David Bowie Sound + Vision 1989 [1]
"Dollar Days" David Bowie 2016 [21]
"Don't Bring Me Down"
(The Pretty Things cover)
Johnnie Dee double-dagger Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"Don't Let Me Down & Down" Tahra Mint Hembara
Martine Valmont double-dagger
Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"Don't Look Down"
(Iggy Pop cover)
Iggy Pop
James Williamson double-dagger
Tonight 1984 [23]
"Don't Sit Down" David Bowie David Bowie 1969 [30]
"The Dreamers" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Hours 1999 [26]
"Drive-In Saturday" David Bowie Aladdin Sane 1973 [8]
"The Drowned Girl" Bertolt Brecht
Kurt Weill double-dagger
Baal EP 1982
"Eight Line Poem" David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 [13]
"Everyone Says 'Hi'" David Bowie Heathen 2002 [2]
"Everything's Alright"
(The Mojos cover)
Nicky Crouch
John Konrad
Simon Stavely
Stuart James
Keith Karlson
double-dagger
Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"Fall Dog Bombs the Moon" David Bowie Reality 2003 [27]
"Fame"[g] David Bowie
Carlos Alomar
John Lennon
Young Americans 1975 [5]
"Fantastic Voyage" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Lodger 1979 [6]
"Fascination" David Bowie
Luther Vandross
Young Americans 1975 [5]
"Fashion" David Bowie Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980 [16]
"Fill Your Heart" Biff Rose
Paul Williams double-dagger
Hunky Dory 1971 [13]
"Five Years" David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1972 [31]
"Fly" David Bowie Reality 2003 [27]
"A Foggy Day (in London Town)"
(David Bowie + Angelo Badalamenti)
George Gershwin
Ira Gershwin double-dagger
Red Hot + Rhapsody: The Gershwin Groove 1998
"Footstompin'" / "I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate" Aaron Collins
Ande Rand
Armand Piron
Clarence Williams double-dagger
RarestOneBowie 1974
"Friday on My Mind"
(The Easybeats cover)
George Young
Harry Vanda
Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"Future Legend" David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 [1]
"Get Real" David Bowie Outside
(1995 reissue)
1995
"Girl Loves Me" David Bowie 2016 [21]
"Girls" David Bowie "Time Will Crawl" single 1987
"Glad I've Got Nobody"
(Davy Jones and The Lower Third)
David Bowie Early On (1964–1966) 1965
"Glass Spider" David Bowie Never Let Me Down 1987 [3]
"God Bless the Girl" David Bowie The Next Day Extra 2013 [17]
"God Knows I'm Good" David Bowie David Bowie 1969 [30]
"God Only Knows"
(The Beach Boys cover)
Brian Wilson
Tony Asher double-dagger
Tonight 1984 [23]
"Golden Years" David Bowie Station to Station 1976 [32]
"Good Morning Girl" David Bowie "Do Anything You Say" single 1966
"The Gospel According to Tony Day" David Bowie "The Laughing Gnome" single 1967
"Growin' Up"
(Bruce Springsteen cover)
Bruce Springsteen double-dagger Pin Ups
(1990 reissue)
1990 [33]
"Gunman"
(Adrian Belew and David Bowie)
David Bowie
Adrian Belew
Young Lions 1990
"Hallo Spaceboy" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Outside 1995 [9]
"Hang On to Yourself"[h] David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1971 [31]
"The Hearts Filthy Lesson" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Reeves Gabrels
Mike Garson
Erdal Kızılçay
Sterling Campbell
Outside 1995 [9]
"Heat" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"Heathen (The Rays)" David Bowie Heathen 2002 [2]
"Helden"[i] David Bowie
Brian Eno
Antonia Maass
"Heroes" 1977 [34]
"Here Comes the Night"
(Them cover)
Bert Berns double-dagger Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"Here Today, Gone Tomorrow" Ohio Players[j] double-dagger David Live
(1990 reissue)
1990 [35]
""Heroes"" David Bowie
Brian Eno
"Heroes" 1977 [19]
"Hole in the Ground" David Bowie Toy 2000[k]
"Holy Holy" David Bowie "Holy Holy" single 1971
"How Does the Grass Grow?" David Bowie
Jerry Lordan
The Next Day 2013 [25]
"I Can't Explain"
(The Who cover)
Pete Townshend double-dagger Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"I Can't Give Everything Away" David Bowie 2016 [21]
"I Dig Everything" David Bowie "I Dig Everything" single 1966
"I Feel Free"
(featuring Mick Ronson)
Jack Bruce
Pete Brown double-dagger
Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"I Have Not Been to Oxford Town" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Outside 1995 [9]
"I Keep Forgettin'"
(Chuck Jackson cover)
Jerry Leiber
Mike Stoller

Gil Garfield double-dagger
Tonight 1984 [23]
"I Know It's Gonna Happen Someday" Morrissey double-dagger Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"I Pray, Olé" David Bowie Lodger
(1991 reissue)
1991 [36]
"I Took a Trip on a Gemini Spaceship" Norman Carl Odam double-dagger Heathen 2002 [2]
"I Want My Baby Back" David Bowie Early On (1964–1966) 1965
"I Wish You Would"
(The Yardbirds cover)
Billy Boy Arnold double-dagger Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"I Would Be Your Slave" David Bowie Heathen 2002 [2]
"I'd Rather Be High" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"I'll Follow You"
(Davy Jones and The Lower Third)
David Bowie Early On (1964–1966) 1965
"I'll Take You There" David Bowie
Gerry Leonard
The Next Day Extra 2013 [17]
"I'm Afraid of Americans"[l] David Bowie
Brian Eno
Showgirls (original version)
Earthling (album version)
1995 [18]
"I'm Deranged" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Outside 1995 [9]
"I'm Not Losing Sleep" David Bowie "I Dig Everything" single 1966
"I've Been Waiting for You" Neil Young double-dagger Heathen 2002 [2]
"Ian Fish, U.K. Heir" David Bowie The Buddha of Suburbia 1993 [22]
"If I'm Dreaming My Life" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Hours 1999 [26]
"If You Can See Me" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"In the Heat of the Morning" David Bowie The World of David Bowie (Original version)
Toy (Toy version)
Spying Through a Keyhole (Demo)
1968
"The Informer" David Bowie The Next Day Extra 2013 [17]
"It Ain't Easy" Ron Davies double-dagger The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1972 [31]
"It's Gonna Be Me" David Bowie Young Americans
(1991 reissue)
1991 [37]
"It's Hard to Be a Saint in the City" Bruce Springsteen double-dagger Sound + Vision 1989
"It's No Game (No. 1)" David Bowie
Hisahi Miura
Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980 [16]
"It's No Game (No. 2)" David Bowie Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980 [16]
"Janine" David Bowie David Bowie 1969 [30]
"The Jean Genie" David Bowie Aladdin Sane 1973 [8]
"Jewel"
(Reeves Gabrels)
Reeves Gabrels
Black Francis double-dagger
Ulysses (Della Notte) 1999
"Joe the Lion" David Bowie "Heroes" 1977 [19]
"John, I'm Only Dancing" David Bowie "John, I'm Only Dancing" single 1972
"John, I'm Only Dancing (Again)" David Bowie "John, I'm Only Dancing (Again)" single 1979
"Join the Gang" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"Julie" David Bowie "Day-In Day-Out" single 1987
"Jump They Say" David Bowie Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"Just for One Day (Heroes)"
(David Guetta vs. Bowie)
David Bowie
Brian Eno
Just a Little More Love 2003
"Karma Man" David Bowie The World of David Bowie 1967
"Killing a Little Time" David Bowie Lazarus 2016
"The King of Stamford Hill"
(Reeves Gabrels)
Reeves Gabrels
David Bowie
The Sacred Squall of Now 1995
"Kingdom Come" Tom Verlaine double-dagger Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980 [16]
"Knock on Wood" (live)
(Eddie Floyd cover)
Eddie Floyd
Steve Cropper double-dagger
David Live 1974 [11]
"Kooks" David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 [13]
"Lady Grinning Soul" David Bowie Aladdin Sane 1973 [8]
"Lady Stardust" David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1972 [31]
"The Last Thing You Should Do" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Mark Plati
Earthling 1997 [18]
"The Laughing Gnome" David Bowie "The Laughing Gnome" single 1967
"Law (Earthlings on Fire)" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Mark Plati
Earthling 1997 [18]
"Lazarus" David Bowie 2015[m] [21]
"Leon Takes Us Outside" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Reeves Gabrels
Mike Garson
Erdal Kızılçay
Sterling Campbell
Outside 1995 [9]
"Let Me Sleep Beside You" David Bowie The World of David Bowie (Original version)
Nothing Has Changed (Toy version)
1967
"Let's Dance" David Bowie Let's Dance 1983 [28]
"Let's Spend the Night Together" Mick Jagger
Keith Richards double-dagger
Aladdin Sane 1973 [8]
"Letter to Hermione" David Bowie David Bowie 1969 [30]
"Life on Mars?" David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 [13]
"Lightning Frightening" David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World
(1990 reissue)
1990
"Like a Rocket Man" David Bowie The Next Day Extra 2013 [17]
"Like a Rolling Stone"
(Mick Ronson)
Bob Dylan double-dagger Heaven and Hull 1994[n]
"Little Bombardier" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"Little Wonder" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Mark Plati
Earthling 1997 [18]
"Liza Jane"
(Davie Jones with the King Bees)
Leslie Conn double-dagger "Liza Jane" single 1964
"The London Boys" David Bowie "Rubber Band" single 1966
"London Bye Ta-Ta" David Bowie Sound + Vision
Spying Through a Keyhole (demo)
1968
"The Loneliest Guy" David Bowie Reality 2003 [27]
"Look Back in Anger" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Lodger 1979 [6]
"Looking for Lester" David Bowie
Nile Rodgers
Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"Looking for Satellites" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Mark Plati
Earthling 1997 [18]
"Looking for Water" David Bowie Reality 2003 [27]
"Louie, Louie Go Home"
(Davie Jones with the King Bees)
Paul Revere
Mark Lindsay double-dagger
"Liza Jane" single 1964
"Love Is Lost" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"Love Missile F1 Eleven" Martin Degville
Tony James
Neal Whitmore double-dagger
Reality bonus disc 2003
"Love You till Tuesday" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"Loving the Alien" David Bowie Tonight 1984 [23]
"Lucy Can't Dance" David Bowie Black Tie White Noise bonus track 1993
"Magic Dance" David Bowie Labyrinth 1986 [15]
"Maid of Bond Street" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"The Man Who Sold the World" David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World 1970 [7]
"Memory of a Free Festival" David Bowie David Bowie 1969 [30]
"Miracle Goodnight" David Bowie Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"Modern Love" David Bowie Let's Dance 1983 [28]
"Moonage Daydream"[h] David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1971 [31]
"Moss Garden" David Bowie
Brian Eno
"Heroes" 1977 [19]
"The Motel" David Bowie Outside 1995 [9]
"Move On" David Bowie Lodger 1979 [6]
"My Death" Jacques Brel
Mort Shuman double-dagger
Ziggy Stardust: The Motion Picture (live) 1983[o]
"The Mysteries" David Bowie The Buddha of Suburbia 1993 [22]
"Nathan Adler (I)" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Reeves Gabrels
Mike Garson
Erdal Kızılçay
Sterling Campbell
Outside 1995 [9]
"Nathan Adler (II)" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Outside 1995 [9]
"Nature Boy" Eden Ahbez double-dagger Moulin Rouge! Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film 2001
"Neighborhood Threat"
(Iggy Pop cover)
David Bowie
Iggy Pop
Ricky Gardiner
Tonight 1984 [23]
"Neuköln" David Bowie
Brian Eno
"Heroes" 1977 [19]
"Never Get Old" David Bowie Reality 2003 [27]
"Never Let Me Down" David Bowie
Carlos Alomar
Never Let Me Down 1987 [3]
"New Angels of Promise" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Hours 1999 [26]
"A New Career in a New Town" David Bowie Low 1977 [12]
"New Killer Star" David Bowie Reality 2003 [27]
"New York's in Love" David Bowie Never Let Me Down 1987 [3]
"The Next Day" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"Nite Flights" Noel Scott Engel double-dagger Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"No Control" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Outside 1995 [9]
"No One Calls" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
"Thursday's Child" single 1999
"No Plan" David Bowie Lazarus 2016
"Nothing to Be Desired" David Bowie Outside
(1995 reissue)
1995
"An Occasional Dream" David Bowie David Bowie 1969 [30]
"Oh! You Pretty Things" David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 [13]
"Outside" Kevin Armstrong
David Bowie
Outside 1995 [9]
"Pablo Picasso" Jonathan Richman double-dagger Reality 2003 [27]
"Pallas Athena" David Bowie Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"Panic in Detroit" David Bowie Aladdin Sane 1973 [8]
"Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy"
(David Bowie & Bing Crosby)
Ian Fraser
Larry Grossman
Alan Kohan
Harry Simeone
K.K. Davis
Henry Onorati double-dagger
"Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy" single 1982[p]
"Pictures of Lily" Pete Townshend double-dagger Substitute: The Songs of The Who 2001
"Plan" David Bowie The Next Day Extra 2013 [17]
"Planet of Dreams"
(David Bowie & Gail Ann Dorsey)
David Bowie
Gail Ann Dorsey
Long Live Tibet 1997
"Please Mr. Gravedigger" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"The Prettiest Star"[q] David Bowie "The Prettiest Star" single (original version)
Aladdin Sane (album version)
1970 [8]
"Pretty Pink Rose"
(Adrian Belew and David Bowie)
David Bowie Young Lions 1990
"The Pretty Things Are Going to Hell" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Hours 1999 [26]
"Queen Bitch" David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 [13]
"Queen of All the Tarts (Overture)" David Bowie Reality 2003 [27]
"Quicksand" David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 [13]
"Ragazzo solo, ragazza sola"[r] David Bowie
Mogol
"Ragazzo solo, ragazza sola" 1970
"Ramona A. Stone/I Am with Name" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Reeves Gabrels
Mike Garson
Erdal Kızılçay
Sterling Campbell
Outside 1995 [9]
"Real Cool World" David Bowie Songs from the Cool World 1992
"Reality" David Bowie Reality 2003 [27]
"Rebel Never Gets Old"[s] David Bowie "Rebel Never Gets Old" single 2004
"Rebel Rebel" David Bowie Diamond Dogs (Original version)
Reality bonus disc (Re-recorded version)
1974 [1][27]
"Red Money" David Bowie
Carlos Alomar
Lodger 1979 [6]
"Red Sails" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Lodger 1979 [6]
"Repetition" David Bowie Lodger 1979 [6]
"Remembering Marie A" Traditional
adapted by Bertolt Brecht
& Dominic Muldowney double-dagger
Baal EP 1982
"Ricochet" David Bowie Let's Dance 1983 [28]
"Right" David Bowie Young Americans 1975 [5]
"Rock 'n' Roll Suicide" David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1972 [31]
"Rock 'n' Roll with Me" David Bowie
Warren Peace
Diamond Dogs 1974 [1]
"Rosalyn"
(The Pretty Things cover)
Jimmy Duncan
Bill Farley double-dagger
Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"Round and Round" Chuck Berry double-dagger "Drive-In Saturday" single 1973
"Rubber Band" David Bowie David Bowie 1966 [29]
"Running Gun Blues" David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World 1970 [7]
"Safe" David Bowie Heathen
(2002 reissue)
2002
"Saviour Machine" David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World 1970 [7]
"Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)" David Bowie Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980 [16]
"Scream Like a Baby" David Bowie Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980 [16]
"The Secret Life of Arabia" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Carlos Alomar
"Heroes" 1977 [19]
"See Emily Play"
(Pink Floyd cover)
Syd Barrett double-dagger Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"Sell Me a Coat" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"Sense of Doubt" David Bowie "Heroes" 1977 [19]
"Seven" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Hours 1999 [26]
"Seven Years in Tibet" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Earthling 1997 [18]
"Sex and the Church" David Bowie The Buddha of Suburbia 1993 [22]
"Shadow Man" David Bowie "Slow Burn" single 2002[t]
"Shake It" David Bowie Let's Dance 1983 [28]
"Shapes of Things"
(The Yardbirds cover)
Paul Samwell-Smith
Jim McCarty
Keith Relf double-dagger
Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"(She Can) Do That" David Bowie Stealth soundtrack 2005
"She Shook Me Cold" David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World 1970 [7]
"She'll Drive the Big Car" David Bowie Reality 2003 [27]
"She's Got Medals" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"Shining Star (Makin' My Love)" David Bowie Never Let Me Down 1987 [3]
"Silly Boy Blue" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"Sister Midnight" David Bowie
Carlos Alomar
Iggy Pop
A Reality Tour 2010[u]
"Slip Away" David Bowie Heathen 2002 [2]
"Slow Burn" David Bowie Heathen 2002 [2]
"A Small Plot of Land" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Reeves Gabrels
Mike Garson
Erdal Kızılçay
Sterling Campbell
Outside 1995 [9]
"So She" David Bowie The Next Day Extra 2013 [17]
"Some Are" David Bowie Low
(1991 reissue)
1991 [10]
"Somebody Up There Likes Me" David Bowie Young Americans 1975 [5]
"Something in the Air" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Hours 1999 [26]
"Song for Bob Dylan" David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 [13]
"Sons of the Silent Age" David Bowie "Heroes" 1977 [19]
"Sorrow"
(The Merseys cover)
Bob Feldman
Jerry Goldstein
Richard Gottehrer double-dagger
Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"Soul Love" David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1972 [31]
"Sound and Vision" David Bowie Low 1977 [12]
"South Horizon" David Bowie The Buddha of Suburbia 1993 [22]
"Space Oddity" David Bowie David Bowie
Spying Through a Keyhole (demos)
1969 [30]
"Speed of Life" David Bowie Low 1977 [12]
"Star" David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1972 [31]
"Starman" David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1972 [31]
"The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"Station to Station" David Bowie Station to Station 1976 [32]
"Stay" David Bowie Station to Station 1976 [32]
"Strangers When We Meet" David Bowie The Buddha of Suburbia (original version)
Outside (re-recording)
1993 [22] [9]
"Subterraneans" David Bowie Low 1977 [12]
"Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)" David Bowie
Maria Schneider
Paul Bateman
Bob Bhamra
Nothing Has Changed (original version)
(re-recording)
2014 [21]
"Suffragette City" David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1972 [31]
"Sunday" David Bowie Heathen 2002 [2]
"The Supermen" David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World 1970 [7]
"Survive" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Hours 1999 [26]
"Sweet Head"[v] David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
(1990 reissue)
1990 [38]
"Sweet Thing" David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 [1]
"Sweet Thing (Reprise)" David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 [1]
"Teenage Wildlife" David Bowie Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980 [16]
"Telling Lies" David Bowie Earthling 1997 [18]
"That's Motivation" David Bowie Absolute Beginners 1986
"That's Where My Heart Is" David Bowie Early On (1964–1966) 1965
"There Is a Happy Land" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"This Is Not America"
(Pat Metheny Group & David Bowie)
David Bowie
Pat Metheny
Lyle Mays
Falcon and the Snowman|The Falcon and the Snowman 1985
"Thru' These Architects Eyes" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Outside 1995 [9]
"Thursday's Child" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Hours 1999 [26]
"Time" David Bowie Aladdin Sane 1973 [8]
"Time Will Crawl" David Bowie Never Let Me Down 1987 [3]
"'Tis a Pity She Was a Whore" David Bowie "'Tis a Pity She Was a Whore" single (single version)
(Blackstar version)
2014 [21]
"Tonight"(with Tina Turner)
(Iggy Pop cover)
David Bowie
Iggy Pop
Tonight 1984 [23]
"Too Dizzy" David Bowie
Erdal Kızılçay
Never Let Me Down 1987 [3]
"Try Some, Buy Some" George Harrison double-dagger Reality 2003 [27]
"Tumble and Twirl" David Bowie
Iggy Pop
Tonight 1984 [23]
"TVC 15" David Bowie Station to Station 1976 [32]
"Uncle Arthur" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"Under Pressure"
(Queen & David Bowie)
Freddie Mercury
Brian May
Roger Taylor
John Deacon
David Bowie
Hot Space (original version)
Greatest Hits III (Rah Mix)
1981
"Underground" David Bowie Labyrinth 1986 [15]
"Untitled No. 1" David Bowie The Buddha of Suburbia 1993 [22]
"Unwashed and Somewhat Slightly Dazed" David Bowie David Bowie 1969 [30]
"Up the Hill Backwards" David Bowie Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980 [16]
"V-2 Schneider" David Bowie "Heroes" 1977 [19]
"Valentine's Day" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"Velvet Goldmine"[w] David Bowie "Space Oddity" single re-release 1975 [39]
"Volare" Franco Migliacci
Domenico Modugno double-dagger
Absolute Beginners 1986
"The Voyeur of Utter Destruction (as Beauty)" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Reeves Gabrels
Outside 1995 [9]
"Waiting for the Man" (Live) Lou Reed double-dagger Live Santa Monica '72 2008[x]
"Wake Up" (live)
(Arcade Fire & David Bowie)
Arcade Fire double-dagger Live EP (Live at Fashion Rocks) 2005
"Warszawa" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Low 1977 [12]
"Watch That Man" David Bowie Aladdin Sane 1973 [8]
"Waterloo Sunset" Ray Davies double-dagger Reality bonus disc 2003
"We All Go Through" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
"Thursday's Child" single 1999
"We Are Hungry Men" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"We Are the Dead" David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 [1]
"We Prick You" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Outside 1995 [9]
"We Shall Go to Town" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
"Thursday's Child" single 1999
"The Wedding" David Bowie Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"The Wedding Song" David Bowie Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"Weeping Wall" David Bowie Low 1977 [12]
"What in the World" David Bowie Low 1977 [12]
"What's Really Happening?" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Alex Grant
Hours 1999 [26]
"When I Live My Dream" David Bowie David Bowie 1967 [29]
"When I Met You" David Bowie Lazarus 2016
"When I'm Five" David Bowie David Bowie
(1968 reissue)
1968
"When the Boys Come Marching Home" David Bowie Heathen
(2002 reissue)
2002
"When the Wind Blows" David Bowie
Erdal Kizilcay
When the Wind Blows 1986
"Where Are We Now?" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"Where Have All the Good Times Gone"
(The Kinks cover)
Ray Davies double-dagger Pin Ups 1973 [14]
"White Light/White Heat" Lou Reed double-dagger Ziggy Stardust: The Motion Picture (live) 1983[y]
"Who Can I Be Now?" David Bowie Young Americans
(1991 reissue)
1991 [37]
"The Width of a Circle" David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World 1970 [7]
"Wild Eyed Boy from Freecloud" David Bowie David Bowie 1969 [30]
"Wild Is the Wind" Ned Washington
Dimitri Tiomkin double-dagger
Station to Station 1976 [32]
"Win" David Bowie Young Americans 1975 [5]
"Wishful Beginnings" David Bowie
Brian Eno
Outside 1995 [9]
"Within You" David Bowie Labyrinth 1986 [15]
"Without You" David Bowie Let's Dance 1983 [28]
"Wood Jackson" David Bowie "Slow Burn" single 2002
"Word on a Wing" David Bowie Station to Station 1976 [32]
"Yassassin" David Bowie Lodger 1979 [6]
"You Feel So Lonely You Could Die" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"(You Will) Set the World on Fire" David Bowie The Next Day 2013 [25]
"Your Turn to Drive" David Bowie Nothing Has Changed 2014
"You've Been Around" David Bowie
Reeves Gabrels
Black Tie White Noise 1993 [20]
"You've Got a Habit of Leaving"
(Davy Jones and The Lower Third)
David Bowie "You've Got a Habit of Leaving" single 1965
"Young Americans" David Bowie Young Americans 1975 [5]
"Zeroes" David Bowie Never Let Me Down 1987 [3]
"Ziggy Stardust" David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1972 [31]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ David Bowie's first released version of the song was the live rendition from David Live which was recorded in July 1974. The studio version was recorded in December 1972 during the sessions for Aladdin Sane, but remained unreleased until 1995 when it appeared on the compilation album RarestOneBowie.
  2. ^ Released as a single November 19, 2015, prior to the 2016 release of the Blackstar album
  3. ^ Originally recorded in 1992/93 during the sessions for the album Black Tie White Noise but was not released until it was re-recorded for the 2003 album Reality
  4. ^ A re-recorded version appears on Let's Dance (1983)[28]
  5. ^ First released as part of medley "1984/Dodo"
  6. ^ Song made public debut in "1984/Dodo" medley on the U.S. TV special The 1980 Floor Show, which was recorded October 18–20, 1973. A studio version was recorded at the time, but remained unreleased until 1989, as part of the Sound + Vision box set. A version of "Dodo" without "1984" made its debut as a bonus track on the 1990 Rykodisc release of the album Diamond Dogs.
  7. ^ "Fame" was re-recorded and re-released in 1990 as "Fame '90"
  8. ^ a b Original version recorded by Bowie's band Arnold Corns released as B-side to "Moonage Daydream" non-album single May 7, 1971, and later re-recorded by Bowie for the 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
  9. ^ A version of "Heroes", with English and German lyrics
  10. ^ Leroy Bonner, Joe Harris, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Dutch Robinson, Clarence Satchell, and Gary Webster
  11. ^ Leaked online 2011
  12. ^ Originally written during Bowie's studio sessions for the 1995 album Outside but was not released until a rough mix appeared on the soundtrack to the 1995 film Showgirls, and was subsequently remade for Bowie's 1997 album Earthling
  13. ^ Released as a single December 17, 2015, prior to the 2016 release of the Blackstar album
  14. ^ Recorded 1988 and 1992
  15. ^ Recorded July 3, 1973 and included in the 1973 documentary film Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, to which the soundtrack received its first commercial release in October 1983
  16. ^ Recorded September 11, 1977 for Crosby's television special Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas, which aired in the U.S. on November 30, 1977. The song was released for the first time commercially as a single in November 1982
  17. ^ Original version released as a single in March 1970. Later re-recorded and released on the Aladdin Sane album in 1973
  18. ^ Re-recorded version of "Space Oddity" with Italian lyrics by Mogol
  19. ^ Mash-up of the songs "Rebel Rebel" and "Never Get Old"
  20. ^ First recorded in 1971 during the sessions for The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, re-recorded in 2000 and released for the first time in 2002.
  21. ^ Recorded November 22–23, 2003
  22. ^ Recorded November 11, 1971 during the sessions for The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, but not released until 1990, when it was included as a bonus track on Rykodisc CD release of the album
  23. ^ Recorded on November 11, 1971 during the sessions for The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, but not released until September 26, 1975, when it appeared as the B-side to a single re-release of "Space Oddity"
  24. ^ Recorded October 20, 1972, but not released commercially until 2008
  25. ^ Recorded July 3, 1973 and included in the 1973 documentary film Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, to which the soundtrack received its first commercial release in October 1983

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Heathen (liner notes). David Bowie. US: Columbia Records/ISO. 2002. CK 86630.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Never Let Me Down (liner notes). David Bowie. US: EMI America Records. 1987. CDP 7 46677 2.
  4. ^ "Heroes" (liner notes). David Bowie. US: Rykodisc. 1991. RCD 10143.
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  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Lodger (liner notes). David Bowie. UK: RCA Records. 1979. PL 13254.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i The Man Who Sold the World (liner notes). David Bowie. US: Mercury Records. 1970. SR-61325.
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  10. ^ a b Low (liner notes). David Bowie. US: Rykodisc. 1991. RCD 10142.
  11. ^ a b David Live (liner notes). David Bowie. UK: RCA Records. 1974. CPL2-0771.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Low (liner notes). David Bowie. UK: RCA Records. 1977. PL 12030.
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  15. ^ a b c d e Labyrinth (liner notes). David Bowie. UK: EMI America Records. 1986. AML 3104.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) (liner notes). David Bowie. UK: RCA Records. 1980. PL 13647.
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  24. ^ Hunky Dory (liner notes). David Bowie. UK: EMI. 1990. EMC 3572.
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  33. ^ Pin Ups (liner notes). David Bowie. US: Rykodisc. 1990. RCD 10136.
  34. ^ "Heroes" (liner notes). David Bowie. Germany: RCA Records. 1977. PL 42372.
  35. ^ David Live (liner notes). David Bowie. UK: Rykodisc. 1990. RCD 10138/39.
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