A tape has emerged of David Bowie doing impressions of other singers, apparently on-demand.
Slate made a playlist.
Here’s the order of the impressions, as best as we can tell:
0:00 Bruce Springsteen
0:49 Bob Dylan or Marc Bolan?
1:45 Tom Waits
2:29 Lou Reed
3:25 Anthony Newley
4:13 Iggy Pop
5:14 Neil Young
"I'm just fuckin' about now."
They're pretty good, but they're all David!
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