Originally Posted by Pollyanna
Andy, Hereford has a helluva rock pedigree for a rural town! Pretenders and Mott the Hoope. I was a huge Ian Hunter fan - All American Alien Boy
was a favourite.
You Nearly Did me In
was a brilliant, brilliant track with an unbelievable lineup .... Jaco on bass, Aynsley Dunbar on drums, David Sanborn on soprano, and Queen on backup vocals! (plus some slick sessioners).
Then add his soulful, heartfelt vocals and lyrics ... music to give you the tingles. Enjoy ...
Great stuff Pol, & you've got to love this performance from the Hereford boy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUUod...eature=related
Actually, the intro from Bowie is rather insightful on touring in the UK at the time (ah, they were the good times, sigh). Not many realise that this song was first written by Bowie for Mott the Hoople. Only after it's chart success in the UK, did Bowie release it himself.