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1974 - "David Live" (AUS/NZ)
Disc One
1. 1984
2. Rebel Rebel
3. Moonage Daydream
4. Sweet Thing
5. Changes
6. Suffragette City
7. Aladdin Sane
8. All The Young Dudes
9. Cracked Actor
10. Rock 'N Roll With Me
11. Watch That Man

Disc Two
1. Knock On Wood
2. Diamond Dogs
3. Big Brother
4. The Width Of A Circle
5. Jean Genie
6. Rock 'N Roll Suicide

Further indication of
a golden era, David Live entered the Australian chart 3 weeks before it was even released in the UK and US.

The album also attracted better longevity than the US or UK.

Country Released Chart Entry Chart HP (WI)
UK Nov 16, 1974   2 (12)
US Nov 16, 1974   8 (21)
AUS   Oct 28, 1974 9 (31)

Knock on Wood

Australia - like the UK - had 'Knock on Wood' as a single (AUS #49) backed by 'Panic in Detroit'.

Australian issue of 'Knock on Wood' (1974). Backed by 'Panic in Detroit'.


New Zealand - like the USA - had '1984' as a single (NZ #17 and staying 2 weeks on chart).


In November 1974, the Australian music television phenomenon Countdown was launched and it has been remembered (although not confirmed) that David Bowie's 'The Jean Genie' was the first clip ever aired.


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