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    Listen To This Incredible Isolated Vocal Of David Bowie Singing "Starman"

    "Then the loud sound did seem to fade / Came back like a slow voice on a wave of phase."

    Warning: When the chorus starts, you might cry.

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    Released in early 1972, "Starman" was Bowie's second major hit, three years after "Space Oddity" – and was the song that propelled him and his Ziggy Stardust alter-ego to national and international fame.

    Goodbye, David.

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