Acoustic David Bowie with Gail Ann Dorsey: “Heroes” (Live)
In celebration of Gail Ann Dorsey’s birthday today, we’re looking back to a terrific acoustic performance of David Bowie’s “Heroes,” which took place in October 1996.
Bowie is on acoustic guitar, with a bottlecap taped to the bottom of his shoe for percussion. Reeves Gabrels is also on guitar, and of course, the wonderful Gail Ann is on bass and backing vocals.
Even better, this performance was part of the 10th annual Bridge School Benefit concert organized by Neil Young and his wife, Pegi Young, to help raise money for children with special needs.
Happy birthday, Ms. Dorsey!
If you’re interested, the track is available on iTunes.