RIP David Bowie | 1947- 2016

Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Monday, January 11, 2016

The world lost one of the most flamboyant and talented singer-songwriter’s on Sunday, when David Robert Jones, known as David Bowie died after a long battle with cancer.  David Bowie made music over four decades, with the 70's and 80's being his heyday. In 1972 Bowie emerged as alter-ego, Ziggy Stardust, and released The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.

David Bowie had several other hits albums throughout the 70s, including: Young Americans, Low, Heroes & Lodger.  In the 1980's, Bowie releases included: Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps), Under Pressure, and in 1983, Let's Dance.

Bowie who also dabbled in movie films throughout his career, was also a painter and record producer.  He is survived by his wife and two children.  David Bowie was 69.