Bowie Essentials, Covers & Friends: A Playlist

A week ago, we lost one of the greatest artists the world has ever known. David Bowie’s influence stretched across just about every genre, and he inspired countless artists during his 50-year career. Here are some essential Bowie tracks and covers, with a sprinkling of hits from his friends and collaborators. Long live the Starman.

1. “Space Oddity” – David Bowie
2. “Moonage Daydream” – He’s My Brother She’s My Sister
3. “All the Young Dudes” – Mott the Hopple
4. “Growing Up and I’m Fine” – Mick Ronson
5. “The Slider” – T. Rex
6. “The Jean Genie” – The Dandy Warhols
7. “The Man Who Sold the World” – Nirvana
8. “Ashes to Ashes” – Warpaint
9. “China Girl” – Iggy Pop
10. “Diamond Dogs” – Beck
11. “Fame” – Duran Duran
12. “Under Pressure” – David Bowie and Queen
13. “Let’s Spend the Night Together” – The Rolling Stones
14. “I’m Waiting for the Man” – The Velvet Underground
15. “Starman” – Milky Edwards and the Chamberlings
16. “Bang a Gong (Get It On)” – T. Rex
17. “Young Americans” – The Cure
18. “Suffragette City” – Frankie Goes to Hollywood
19. “Rebel Rebel” – Def Leppard
20. “Sound and Vision” – Franz Ferdinand Feat. Girls Aloud
21. “Heroes” – TV on the Radio
22. “Nightclubbing” – Iggy Pop
23. “Satellite of Love” – Lou Reed
24. “Ziggy Stardust” – David Bowie

Check out the playlist here or here.

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