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David Bowie - The London Years

  • There's a new exhibition running at Camden's Proud Galleries entitled 'Any Day Now: David Bowie - The London Years (1947 – 1974) until Dec 5th. Keep clicking for some exclusive preview images from the show. This is Bowie in 1973 during his Ziggy Stardust phase.

    Photo: Geoff MacCormack

    Added: 04 Nov 2010

  • A big-haired Bowie poses in Haddon Hall in Beckenham, South London in the autumn of 1969, a few months after meeting his soon-to-be wife Angela Barrett.

    Photo: David Bebbington

    Added: 04 Nov 2010

  • Another shot in Beckenham's Haddon Hall in 1969. At this point he'd just released 'Space Oddity', regarded as the first Bowie album proper, and was working on 'The Man Who Sold The World'.

    Photo: David Bebbington

    Added: 04 Nov 2010

  • Another amber-gilled shot of Bowie in his space suit at Haddon Hall in Beckenham, South London in autumn 1969.

    Photo: David Bebbington

    Added: 04 Nov 2010

  • David Bowie poses in London in 1974 in a shot that echoes the 'Diamond Dogs' cover. The picture's taken from a new exhibition running at London's Proud Galleries in Camden until Dec 5th entitled 'Any Day Now: David Bowie - The London Years (1947 – 1974)'.

    Photo: Terry O’Neill

    Added: 04 Nov 2010

  • Meet The Manish Boys, a one-record, no-hit R & B group from the early 1960s, that featured one David Bowie as the lead vocalist.

    Photo: Bob Solly

    Added: 04 Nov 2010

  • David Bowie watches the May Day parade in Moscow in 1973. Bowie had two hits in the charts at this point: 'Life On Mars?' from Hunky Dory and a reissued version of his comic record 'The Laughing Gnome'.

    Photo: Geoff MacCormack

    Added: 04 Nov 2010

  • Still in Russia, Bowie poses in front of the famous Trans-Siberian Railway that runs out of Moscow in 1973.

    Photo: Geoff MacCormack

    Added: 04 Nov 2010

  • 'Any Day Now: David Bowie – The London Years (1947 – 1974)' at Camden's Proud galleries follows the musician through a period of dramatic change and success, as he changed his name from David Jones to Davy Jones to David Bowie and emerged as the icon Ziggy Stardust.

    Photo: Terry O’Neill

    Added: 04 Nov 2010