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A Guitarist Remembers: David Bowie Just Wanted A Good Laugh

"The picture I have in my head is of him cracking up in the studio," Reeves Gabrels says. "Because we just used to be able to make each other laugh."

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David Bowie's 27th album, Blackstar, was released on Friday, his 69th birthday. He died, following an 18-month battle with cancer, two days later. Jimmy King/Courtesy of Columbia Records hide caption

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The new year in music starts here, as NPR Music's Ann Powers recommends forthcoming releases from Jeff Buckley, Santigold, Wet and more.

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