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David Bowie Released "Space Oddity" 50 Years Ago Today, And Now He's Getting His Own Barbie Doll

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David Bowie Released "Space Oddity" 50 Years Ago Today, And Now He's Getting His Own Barbie Doll
"Space Oddity" was not David Bowie's first single. Bowie had been around for a few years at that point, releasing music under different names. He'd already dropped his self-titled debut album and made the top 10 in the UK with the bugged-out 1967 single "The Laughing Gnome." But "Space Oddity" was still a sort of beginning for Bowie. It was his first true pop masterpiece, and it was also the first real glimpse of a confounding and ever-evolving pop persona. It's the first David Bowie song that everybody knows. And it retains a certain mass fascination; just last year, when...
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