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Wednesday, 16 January 2019

David Bowie song mystery solved by veteran keyboardist Rick Wakeman

Former Yes man is also set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Former Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman has revealed that he played the piano on David Bowie track ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’.
He was previously credited with performing on the tracks ‘Changes’ and ‘Life On Mars?’ on the 1971 album ‘Hunky Dory’. But he now claims that he also performed on ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ from the LP.
He told Danny Baker on his BBC Radio 5 Live show: “That is me [playing]. David wanted it to be very simple but if I remember rightly he kept cocking up the little riff. He did a few bits of it and I did the rest. He did the beginning.”

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