When Bowie Met Burroughs

Jon Savage recounts the meeting of two counter-cultural figures
David Bowie (left) and William S. Burroughs (right)
From Jon Savage (The Guardian) (link via 3:AM Magazine): ‘On 28 February 1974, Rolling Stone magazine published a remarkable encounter between David Bowie and William Burroughs. Entitled "Beat Godfather Meets Glitter Mainman", the event had been hosted in November 1973 by the American journalist A Craig Copetas. As published it took the form of a Q&A between the writer and the musician that, in retrospect, was an inspired piece of positioning for both parties.’ [Read More]

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