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1970/1971   |   1972/1973   |   1974/1975   |   1976/1977   |   1978/1979

Busy with the Man Who Fell to Earth, Bowie had only time to tour for album "Station to Station".

… was the year in which Bowie toured with Iggy Pop as the keyboarder…
… re-united Bowie with Marc Bolan since eight long years …
… brought Bowie together with Bing Crosby to celebrate Christmas on his Merrie Old Christmas television show special …
… "Low" comes to life, after "Station to Station" and "The Man Who Fell to Earth" ...


January 3; David is interviewed on the Dinah Shore show, performs Stay and Five Years (and is shown practicing karate).
During '76, DB was obviously busy due to Man Who Fell to Earth priorities...


April 15; After a show form the tour at the Los Angeles Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, the band (from The Iggy Pop Tour) is interviewed on The Dinah Shore Show and perform Sister Midnight and Funtime.
September 28; For the first time, David Bowie and Marc Bolan appear together for the first time in 8 years on Marc. (also the last time, due to Marc's death in less than a week after filming). David performed Heroes and joined Marc they had earlier co-wrote, Standing Next To You. See photo to left.
October 19; David performs Heroes on Top of the Pops & appears on Italian TV's Odeon performing Heroes (unknown date in October).
December 24; David appears on Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas performing Heroes and then joining Bing for Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy. [Bing died a few weeks after filming, unable to see the broadcast itself].