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"I've rocked my roll"

"I've rocked my roll"

Published at 6:01am 12th April 2019.

"I've rocked my roll."

That was the message from the Starman as he blasted off from music on this day (12th April) in 1975.

It was the second time that David Bowie had said he was retiring from music.

But this time he did in an interview with Playboy Magazine!

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Stray 70s

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