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Ground Control to Major Tom

Posted by: Bryan Cornell

Released on July 11, 1969, 5 days before NASA’s Apollo 11 mission successfully landed the first man on the moon, David Bowie’s song “Space Oddity” became the first major hit of his career, climbing to number 5 on the UK singles chart.  While the song cannot be solely  credited with  elevating Bowie to the pinnacle …