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Check out David Bowie’s decapitated head - possibly

Check out David Bowie’s decapitated head - possibly

Everyday, we bring you the best thing we've seen on YouTube -- a great piece of archive footage, a music promo or a clip from one of our favourite movies of TV shows.

Today: Watch a '70s Thin White Duke-era Bowie perform “Fame” – the 1975 track that was named and partly written by none other than The Beatles’ John Lennon.

This memorably bad example of lip-synching was a US TV performance for “The Cher Show” on November 23, 1975.

Strange filming techniques mean that Bowie's head appears to be floating free of his body – spooky.

Watch the surreal lights of Fame by clicking here


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