David Bowie's earliest studio recording as a singer, long lost but discovered by a former bandmate, will be auctioned off in September.
The deceased icon has recorded "I Never Dreamed" as a 16-year-old. old with his band the Konrads 1963; the track, written by the then David Jones, was part of a demo tape that sent the band to talent scouts
"We had decided that we would do some guitar instrumentals and an original song," Konrad's drummer David Hadfield said in one Explanation for Omega Auctions. "I chose" I never dreamed "because it was the strongest, the other two were a bit weak, and I also decided that David was the best person to sing and give the right interpretation first record of David Jones, who sang 55 years ago. "
Decades after the recording was made, Hadfield spotted his copy of the demo in a bread basket, reported the Guardian . Along with the "I Never Dreamed" recording, the Omega Auctions Lot also comes with letters, bills, booking forms, photographs, and advertising sketches from Bowie Konrad's tenure. The entire lot has a pre-estimate estimate of $ 1
"There is no other recording of the demo where David is lead," Hadfield said, adding another "I Never Dreamed" demo. There is, "Decca rejected us first, but later when she did Year was a rehearsal, singer Roger Ferris was the lead voice and David sang accompaniment harmonies. "
Auctioneer Paul Fairweather said, "For Bowie collectors, this really is. Www.db-artmag.de/2003/11/e/2/98.php A major recording, unique and of great historical interest, for it is the earliest studio recording of a young musician who pushes in the superstars. "
Bowie left the group, especially as a saxophonist with the Konrads and 1964, recorded his first single as a solo artist" Liza Jane ", the Davie Jones with the King Bees was attributed.
Omega Auctions also provided a 13-second sample of "I Never Dreamed"; The winning bid will receive the complete demo of the song: