I love this story that George Underwood tells of him and David Bowie going to see Little Richard.
It’s part of Uncut magazine’s big obit to Little Richard. I had read the story some time back – but it bears repeating. If there is really such a thing as heaven and those of us deemed worthy get to walk through those pearly gates, I can imagine David seeing Richard arrive and saying “you took your time! Now…let’s get this party happening!”
Here is a 12 second snippet of a demo recording of The Konrads song I Never Dreamed – the earliest known recording of David Bowie singing. Bowie is only 16, but already an accomplished saxophonist – and now is asked to provide vocals for The Konrads.
This snippet is a sample being shared by auctioneers Omega Auctions. Let’s hope that whoever wins the bid will be someone willing to share it with the public, rather than keeping it in a private collection. We’ll see…(read more on the find HERE)