… A few years later I emailed David on his 57th birthday …
… It read: “57???? Isn’t it about time you got a proper job? Ricky Gervais, 42, Comedian.”
… He replied: “I have a proper job. David Bowie, 57, Rock God.”
Due Influence – David Bowie
David Bowie (David Robert Jones)
Born January 8, 1947 – Died January 10, 2016
English singer, songwriter, actor, and popular figure in music for over five decades, becoming acclaimed by critics and other musicians for his innovative work.
Due Influence – On David Bowie – Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais (Ricky Dene Gervais)
Born June 25, 1961
English comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, singer, and musician.
Gervais is a music fan and has stated that his hero is David Bowie. He has written the article, “How David Bowie Influenced My Life And Work.”
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