BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene
Howard Stern will honor the memory of David Bowie with a musical special at 10 p.m. Friday.
“The Howard Stern Tribute to David Bowie,” featuring a parade of artists inspired by Bowie performing his songs, will debut on SiriusXM’s Howard 101 channel and also be available on demand on the SiriusXM app.
The broadcast will be hosted by longtime Bowie producer Tony Visconti and include 25 performances. Among them are Peter Frampton performing “Rebel Rebel” live, Garbage (“Starman”), Michael Penn and Aimee Mann (“After All”), The Struts (“Suffragette City”), Lisa Loeb (“All the Young Dudes”), Shawn Colvin (“Heroes”), Bleachers (“Ziggy Stardust”) and Daryl Hall (“Fame”).
Each artist selected and performed their songs exclusively for the radio special.
"He was always evolving, he was always on top of things, he was just a great musician and a great songwriter and a great singer. I want to make sure that people remember David Bowie,” Stern said in a statement.
Here is the full rundown:
PETER FRAMPTON | Rebel Rebel (Live)
02. GARBAGE | Starman
03. GRETA VAN FLEET | The Jean Genie
04. UMPHREY'S MCGEE (ft. HUEY LEWIS and JEFF COFFIN) | Let's Dance
05. KRISTEEN YOUNG (co-produced by TONY VISCONTI) | Moonage Daydream
06. BRITT DANIEL | Never Let Me Down
07. DURAND JONES & THE INDICATIONS | Young Americans
08. COREY TAYLOR | Fashion
09. MICHAEL PENN | After All
10. THE STRUTS | Suffragette City
11. LISA LOEB | All The Young Dudes
12. SUN KIL MOON (ft. PETRA HADEN) | John, I'm Only Dancing
13. JADE BIRD | Quicksand
14. BIFFY CLYRO | Modern Love
15. BONES | I'm Afraid Of Americans
16. SHAWN COLVIN | Heroes
17. TODD RUNDGREN | Life On Mars?
18. DAWES | Oh! You Pretty Things
19. NIKKI LANE | Golden Years
20. BLEACHERS | Ziggy Stardust
21. CAR SEAT HEADREST | Ashes to Ashes
22. LOW CUT CONNIE | Diamond Dogs
23. DARYL HALL | Fame
24. GOGOL BORDELLO| Rock 'N' Roll Suicide
25. WILLIAM PATRICK CORGAN | Space Oddity