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Tracklist

CD 1: Home Demos
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 April’s Tooth of Gold David Bowie 3 2:29
2 The Reverend Raymond Brown (Attends the Garden Fête on Thatchwick Green) David Bowie 2 2:17
3 When I’m Five David Bowie 2 3:17
4 Mother Grey David Bowie 2 3:01
5 In the Heat of the Morning David Bowie 2 2:59
6 Goodbye 3d (Threepenny) Joe David Bowie 2 3:20
7 Love All Around David Bowie 3 2:50
8 London Bye, Ta‐Ta David Bowie 2 3:30
9 Angel Angel Grubby Face (version 1) David Bowie 3 2:32
10 Angel Angel Grubby Face (version 2) David Bowie 2 2:38
11 Animal Farm David Bowie 2 2:22
12 Space Oddity (solo demo fragment) David Bowie 2 2:39
13 Space Oddity (version 1) David Bowie with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson 3 4:02
14 Space Oddity (version 2) David Bowie with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson 2 5:01
15 Space Oddity (version 3) David Bowie with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson 3 5:10
16 Lover to the Dawn David Bowie with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson 3 3:51
17 Ching‐A‐Ling David Bowie with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson 2 2:59
18 An Occasional Dream David Bowie with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson 3 2:50
19 Let Me Sleep Beside You David Bowie with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson 4 2:55
20 Life Is a Circus David Bowie with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson 4 4:50
21 Conversation Piece David Bowie 4 3:50
22 Jerusalem David Bowie 3 4:20
23 Hole in the Ground David Bowie with George Underwood 2 3:29
CD 2: The ‘Mercury’ Demos
# Title Rating Length
1 Space Oddity 4 5:28
2 Janine 3 3:54
3 An Occasional Dream 4 3:19
4 Conversation Piece 5 3:32
5 Ching‐A‐Ling 3 3:35
6 I’m Not Quite (aka Letter to Hermione) 5 4:04
7 Lover to the Dawn 2 5:02
8 Love Song 3 4:09
9 When I’m Five 3 3:14
10 Life Is a Circus 2 5:34
CD 3: Conversation Pieces
# Title Rating Length
1 In the Heat of the Morning (Decca mono version) 4 2:52
2 London Bye, Ta‐Ta (Decca alternative version) 3 2:37
3 In the Heat of the Morning (BBC Top Gear radio session with the Tony Visconti Orchestra, recorded 13th May, 1968) 3 3:01
4 London Bye, Ta‐Ta (BBC Top Gear radio session with the Tony Visconti Orchestra, recorded 13th May, 1968) 3 2:38
5 Karma Man (BBC Top Gear radio session with the Tony Visconti Orchestra, recorded 13th May, 1968) 2 3:08
6 When I’m Five (BBC Top Gear radio session with the Tony Visconti Orchestra, recorded 13th May, 1968) 2 3:15
7 Silly Boy Blue (BBC Top Gear radio session with the Tony Visconti Orchestra, recorded 13th May, 1968) 3 4:32
8 Ching‐A‐Ling (BBC Top Gear radio session with the Tony Visconti Orchestra, recorded 13th May, 1968) 2 2:52
9 Space Oddity (Morgan Studios version – alternative take) 3 4:22
10 Space Oddity (U.K. single edit) 4.5 4:43
11 Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud (single B‐side – mono mix) 4 4:54
12 Janine (mono mix) 3:23
13 Conversation Piece 4 3:08
14 Let Me Sleep Beside You (BBC Dave Lee Travis Show radio session, recorded 20th October, 1969) 3:20
15 Unwashed and Somewhat Slightly Dazed (BBC Dave Lee Travis Show radio session, recorded 20th October, 1969) 4:04
16 Janine (BBC Dave Lee Travis Show radio session, recorded 20th October, 1969) 3:03
CD 4: 1969 Stereo Mixes – The Original David Bowie (aka Space Oddity) Album
# Title Rating Length
1 Space Oddity 4.3 5:17
2 Unwashed and Somewhat Slightly Dazed (inc. Don’t Sit Down) 3.65 6:53
3 Letter to Hermione 3.4 2:37
4 Cygnet Committee 4.4 9:34
5 Janine 2.6 3:24
6 An Occasional Dream 3.6 3:03
7 Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud 3.5 4:52
8 God Knows I’m Good 3.2 3:22
9 Memory of a Free Festival 3.8 7:13
10 Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud (single B‐side stereo mix) 4 4:59
11 Letter to Hermione (early mix) 2:33
12 Janine (early mix) 3:24
13 An Occasional Dream (early mix) 2:56
14 Ragazzo solo, ragazza sola (full length version) 5 5:07
CD 5: 2019 Mixes – The Space Oddity Album
# Title Rating Length
1 Space Oddity 5:21
2 Unwashed and Somewhat Slightly Dazed 6:19
3 Letter to Hermione 2:34
4 Cygnet Committee 9:38
5 Janine 3:21
6 An Occasional Dream 2:57
7 Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud 4:51
8 Conversation Piece 3:11
9 God Knows I’m Good 3:17
10 Memory of a Free Festival 7:21
11 Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud (single version) 4:54
12 Ragazzo solo, ragazza sola 5:19

Credits

CD 1: Home Demos

acoustic guitar:
David Bowie (tracks 5, 7, 10, 12)
guitar:
David Bowie (track 4)
John 'Hutch' Hutchinson (guitarist) (track 13)
harmonica:
David Bowie (track 4)
composer:
David Bowie (tracks 3–10, 12, 12–15, 17–19, 21)
lyricist:
David Bowie (tracks 3–10, 12, 12–15, 17–19, 21)
vocals:
David Bowie (tracks 4–10, 12–13)
John 'Hutch' Hutchinson (guitarist) (track 13)
publisher:
Design Music Ltd. (track 21)
EMHA (track 21)
Onward Music Ltd. (tracks 3, 5–6, 8–10, 12, 12–15)
TRO Essex Music International, Inc. (tracks 8–10, 12, 12–15)
TRO Essex Music Ltd. (tracks 3, 17)
Tintoretto Music (track 7)
Westminster Music Ltd. (tracks 3–5, 17)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 21)
later parody versions:
Tebowie (tracks 12, 12–15)
later translated versions:
Odisea espacial (Azucarillo Kings version) (tracks 12, 12–15)
later versions:
Cygnet Committee (track 16)
Ragazzo solo, ragazza sola (tracks 12, 12–15)
Space Oddity (version in Portuguese) (tracks 12, 12–15)
Un homme a disparu dans le ciel (tracks 12, 12–15)
partial recording of:
Space Oddity (track 12)
recording of:
An Occasional Dream (track 18)
Ching‐A‐Ling (track 17)
Conversation Piece (track 21)
Life Is a Circus (track 20)
Love All Around (track 7)
Lover to the Dawn (precursor to “Cygnet Committee”) (track 16)
Mother Grey (track 4)
Space Oddity (tracks 12–15)
When I’m Five (track 3)
Angel, Angel, Grubby Face (1968) (track 9)
London Bye Ta‐Ta (1968) (track 8)

CD 2: The ‘Mercury’ Demos

composer:
David Bowie (tracks 1–5, 9)
Lesley Duncan (track 8)
lyricist:
David Bowie (tracks 1–5, 9)
Lesley Duncan (track 8)
publisher:
Concord Music GmbH (track 8)
Design Music Ltd. (track 4)
EMHA (track 4)
Onward Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 9)
TRO Essex Music Ltd. (tracks 5, 9)
Westminster Music Ltd. (tracks 5, 9)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Love Song (track 8)
later parody versions:
Tebowie (track 1)
later translated versions:
Odisea espacial (Azucarillo Kings version) (track 1)
later versions:
Cygnet Committee (track 7)
Space Oddity (version in Portuguese) (track 1)
recording of:
Ching‐A‐Ling (track 5)
Conversation Piece (track 4)
Janine (track 2)
Life Is a Circus (track 10)
Lover to the Dawn (precursor to “Cygnet Committee”) (track 7)
Space Oddity (track 1)
When I’m Five (track 9)

CD 3: Conversation Pieces

Hammond organ:
Colin Wood (1969-02-02) (track 9)
drums (drum set):
John Cambridge (track 13)
Tat Meager (1969-02-02) (track 9)
mellotron:
Colin Wood (1969-02-02) (track 9)
Dubreq Stylophone [Stylophone]:
David Bowie (1969-02-02) (track 9)
flute:
Colin Wood (1969-02-02) (track 9)
guitar:
Mick Wayne (track 13)
David Bowie (track 13)
David Bowie (1969-02-02) (track 9)
John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson (guitarist) (1969-02-02) (track 9)
bass:
John Lodge (track 13)
Dave Clague (1969-02-02) (track 9)
arranger:
Tony Visconti (track 13)
David Bowie (track 10)
Paul Buckmaster (track 10)
composer:
David Bowie (tracks 1–16)
lyricist:
David Bowie (tracks 1–16)
producer:
Gus Dudgeon (track 10)
Tony Visconti (track 13)
vocals:
David Bowie (track 13)
David Bowie (1969-02-02) (track 9)
John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson (guitarist) (1969-02-02) (track 9)
publisher:
Design Music Ltd. (track 13)
EMHA (track 13)
Onward Music Ltd. (tracks 1–4, 6, 9–10)
TRO Essex Music International, Inc. (tracks 2, 4, 9–10)
TRO Essex Music Ltd. (tracks 6, 8)
The Richmond Organization Éditions Essex (TRO) (tracks 1, 3, 6, 8)
Westminster Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 3, 6, 8)
ミュージック・セールス (Japan, subsidiary of Shinko Music Entertainment) (track 7)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 13)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (track 13)
Morgan Studios (Morgan Sound Studios) in Willesden, Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1969-02-02) (track 9)
later parody versions:
Tebowie (tracks 9–10)
later translated versions:
Odisea espacial (Azucarillo Kings version) (tracks 9–10)
later versions:
Ragazzo solo, ragazza sola (tracks 9–10)
Space Oddity (version in Portuguese) (tracks 9–10)
recording of:
Conversation Piece (track 13)
Janine (track 12)
London Bye Ta‐Ta (track 2)
Ching‐A‐Ling (1968-05-13) (track 8)
In the Heat of the Morning (1968-05-13) (track 3)
Karma Man (1968-05-13) (track 5)
London Bye Ta‐Ta (1968-05-13) (track 4)
Silly Boy Blue (1968-05-13) (track 7)
When I’m Five (1968-05-13) (track 6)
Space Oddity (1969-02-02) (track 9)
Space Oddity (1969-06) (track 10)
Janine (1969-10-20) (track 16)
Let Me Sleep Beside You (1969-10-20) (track 14)
Unwashed and Somewhat Slightly Dazed (1969-10-20) (track 15)

CD 4: 1969 Stereo Mixes – The Original David Bowie (aka Space Oddity) Album

drums (drum set):
Terry Cox (UK rock drummer) (track 1)
guitar and other instruments:
David Bowie (track 1)
bass:
Herbie Flowers (track 1)
double bass [arco bass]:
Paul Buckmaster (track 7)
piano:
Rick Wakeman (track 1)
arranger:
David Bowie (tracks 1–9, 14)
Tony Visconti (tracks 2–9)
Paul Buckmaster (tracks 1, 14)
background vocals:
David Bowie (track 9)
Marc Bolan (track 9)
Bob Harris (whispering dj) (track 9)
Tony Woollcott (track 9)
composer:
David Bowie (tracks 1–2, 2–14)
lyricist:
David Bowie (tracks 1–2, 2–13)
Mogol (track 14)
producer:
Gus Dudgeon (tracks 1, 14)
Claudio Fabi (track 14)
Tony Visconti (tracks 2–9)
vocals:
David Bowie (tracks 1–9)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (tracks 3, 11)
Fleur Music Ltd. (tracks 3, 11)
Mainman Saag (New York) (tracks 3, 11)
Onward Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 14)
Tintoretto Music (tracks 3, 11)
Éditer à Paris (tracks 3, 11)
recorded at:
Morgan Studios (Morgan Sound Studios) in Willesden, Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1969-12-20) (track 14)
compilation of:
mash-ups:
music videos:
Space Oddity (1969, Bowie with round glasses & cap) by David Bowie (track 1)
Space Oddity (1973, Bowie with red hair & acoustic guitar) by David Bowie (track 1)
sampled by:
Sunmachine by Dario G (track 9)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 53) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Tebowie (track 1)
later translated versions:
Odisea espacial (Azucarillo Kings version) (track 1)
later versions:
Space Oddity (version in Portuguese) (track 1)
recording of:
(Don’t Sit Down) (track 2)
An Occasional Dream (tracks 6, 13)
Cygnet Committee (track 4)
Janine (tracks 5, 12)
Letter to Hermione (tracks 3, 11)
Space Oddity (track 1)
Ragazzo solo, ragazza sola (1969-12-20) (track 14)
version of:
Lover to the Dawn (precursor to “Cygnet Committee”) (track 4)
Space Oddity (track 14)

CD 5: 2019 Mixes – The Space Oddity Album

composer:
David Bowie (tracks 1–12)
lyricist:
David Bowie (tracks 1–11)
Mogol (track 12)
mixer:
Tony Visconti (2019) (tracks 1–10)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 3)
Design Music Ltd. (track 8)
EMHA (track 8)
Fleur Music Ltd. (track 3)
Mainman Saag (New York) (track 3)
Onward Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 12)
Tintoretto Music (track 3)
Éditer à Paris (track 3)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 8)
later parody versions:
Tebowie (track 1)
later translated versions:
Odisea espacial (Azucarillo Kings version) (track 1)
later versions:
Space Oddity (version in Portuguese) (track 1)
recording of:
Conversation Piece (track 8)
Cygnet Committee (track 4)
Janine (track 5)
Letter to Hermione (track 3)
Space Oddity (track 1)
version of:
Lover to the Dawn (precursor to “Cygnet Committee”) (track 4)
Space Oddity (track 12)