Bowie's "Heroes" on the 1977 Bing Crosby Christmas special

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the infamous David Bowie and Bing Crosby duo performance of "Little Drummer Boy

The first time I saw it I thought they looked like two waxworks mannequins come to life.

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Don’t think that’s a “live” vocal performance. The track has been messed with too. It’s flanged to fuck.

I’m sick and a bit deaf today but it sounds quite extreme

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I can’t help thinking Bing Crosby’s Goldilocks & The Three Bears would have been greatly improved if Bowie had been part of it too.

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Live in the sense that he wasn’t lip syncing. We heard his actual vocal track he was singing as being filmed. Processed a tad? Oh, yeah.


Yeah, for this song it’s…

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