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What is this song?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Growler, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. Growler


    Sep 26, 2004
    Ok... I listen to a classic rock radio station and everynow and then I hear this song that has a Chorus which is pretty much just the word "Fame". The bassline in this song is really funky (especially for a classic rock station). I've been searching for it for a while and they never seem to say the name of the song/artist, but I was wondering if anybody here knew the song.
  2. Sounds like "Fame" by David Bowie.
  3. Lazylion

    Lazylion Goin ahead on wit my bad self!

    Jan 25, 2006
    Frederick MD USA
    I always thought it was interesting that one of the lines is "what you get is no tomorrow". Bowie has had a bunch of tomorrows, a lot more than many other rock stars. I guess he didn't mean himself... :D
  4. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Um..... "Fame"? Seriously...it's "Fame".

    I'm just messing with you. And I really dig that bass line too!
  5. Yup - you're talking about "Fame" by David Bowie. And here's a bit of trivia - the bloke on backing vocals sing the "FAAAYME" lines? - That was John Lennon!

  6. Growler


    Sep 26, 2004

    Nicely done.

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