Stan Tippins talks about David Bowie's fame
In the year the Olympics saw him take to our screens once again, David Bowie celebrated his 65th birthday.
He was a massive fan of the Hereford band Mott the Hoople and wrote their best known hit All the Young Dudes.
So what's the great man like?
BBC Hereford & Worcester's Nicola Goodwin has been speaking to former band member Stan Tippins...