January 8 is a significant date in music history. On this day 3 musical legends and Icons were born.
I wont’t go too much into their lives because there is very little I can add.
Aside from being tow extraordinary artists , there is another connection to these 2 musical giants.
In 1960 Elvis released a country and western style song called “Black Star” and it was to be used in a Western. However the song title was changed to Flaming Star. It is not clear to me why it was changed.
Like most children of the 1950s and indeed later decades , David Bowie considered Elvis a mythical figure. The two men who would go on to share a record label, RCA, in the 1970s, also happened to be born on the same day. “I couldn’t believe it,” David Bowie said. “He was a major hero of mine. And…
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