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Lot 221
A David Bowie B.B.C. Radio Session contract
dated September 21st 1971 Two tracks from this important session are featured on 'Bowie At The Beeb' EMI CD.

£ 800 - 1,000
US$ 1,100 - 1,300

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29 Jul 2003, 11:00 BST

London, Knightsbridge

A David Bowie B.B.C. Radio Session contract
dated September 21st 1971
the two page B.B.C. Radio contract, the first page for Bowie, the second page for Mick Ronson who is listed as 'Electric Guitar', for the 'Discontinuous pre-recording' session, first broadcast on 'Sound Of The 70's' on October 4th 1971 and hosted by Bob Harris. Each page is signed for the B.B.C. by Patrick Newman, each is stamped on the reverse with the date September 30th 1971, denoting approval for each payment, together with three documents by Bowie's manager Tony Defries which relate to this session, including an original note taken from his telephone conversation with producer John Muir, containing general details about the recording and broadcast and Bowie's request to play solo if possible, a typed memo from Tony Defries to David Bowie, Mick Ronson and Bob Patterson regarding this session, dated August 2nd 1971, and a copy of a letter from Tony Defires to Mrs. King at B.B.C. accounts 're:David Bowie', asking for an increased fee for both Bowie and Ronson. contract 33 x 20 cm. (5) (Two tracks from this important session are featured on 'Bowie At The Beeb' EMI CD.)
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