“A lot of people were at the Ziggy farewell dinner at the Cafe Royal in Piccadilly, after David's gig at the Hammersmith Odeon – Lou Reed, David Bowie and Mick Jagger. Everybody was so young and pretty. And this is the height of the glam season, summer of 73 , so they're all wearing black nail varnish. Ziggy Stardust has said farewell and this was some kind of Roman bacchanalia to celebrate. It was a very cuddly evening and late in the night I found David sitting on Mick Jagger's knee. I didn't hear what they were saying, they were whispering so low, but it looks pretty intimate." – Mick Rock on Café Royal in 1973, AnOther Magazine A/W 04
Loved reading through so many different takes on the man who managed his whole career refusing definitions.
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