Country Stars Mourn the Loss of Superstar David Bowie

Young David Bowie

photo: David Bowie Facebook

David Bowie (January 8, 1947- January 10, 2016) was one of those rare artists whose influence spans generations and genres.

David Bowie passed away January 10th after a quiet 18-month battle with cancer. Before his death and on his 69th birthday, Bowie released his Blackstar album as a farewell gift to his loyal fans.

January 10 2016 – David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with…

Posted by David Bowie on Sunday, January 10, 2016

Bowie’s producer Tony Visconti posted the following heartfelt message on Facebook.

He always did what he wanted to do. And he wanted to do it his way and he wanted to do it the best way. His death was…

Posted by Tony Visconti on Monday, January 11, 2016

The legendary entertainer’s death comes as a surprise— his terminal cancer diagnosis was kept extremely private. The enigmatic Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s sphere of influence includes some top country music talent. The Doobie Brothers, Keith Urban, Jennifer Nettles, and Cassadee Pope were a few singer-songwriters who took to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to mark the loss of “Ziggy Stardust.”


Devastated to hear about the loss of a legend… David Bowie was an innovator and a pioneer. We are so sad to see him go. There’s no doubt he will be remembered throughout time.

Posted by The Doobie Brothers on Monday, January 11, 2016

Check out David Bowie’s last music video for “Lazarus” below. He leaves behind wife of 23 years Iman and two children, 44-year-old Duncan Jones (with first wife Mary Angela Barnett) and 15-year-old Alexandria Jones.

Rest in peace.

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