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SiriusXM Honors ‘Lazarus’ David Bowie with New Channel Featuring ‘Blackstar’ & Covers

By James Knight J.knight@classicalite.com on Jan 14, 2016 05:15 PM EST

SiriusXM radio Channel 30 has currently been taken over by tributes to David Bowie. The iconic rocker and actor passed away earlier this week after battling cancer. Now you can hear some of his greatest hits spanning his entire career up to the his farewell release Blackstar streaming on satellite radio. The channel is also playing cover tracks of some of Bowie’s best from artist like Barbra Streisand, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana and the late Scott Weiland as well as many more. Check out the report below for all the info. Songs from Bowie’s legendary catalog also live on in the form of the off-Broadway jukebox musical Lazarus starring Dexter and Hedwig star Michael C. Hall.

The official SiriusXM website is reporting on the temporary channel featuring David Bowie music:

“David Bowie’s extensive, legendary catalog is one of the most revered in popular culture, and includes all-time great million selling albums and artistic landmarks such as The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars, Aladdin Sane, Young Americans, Low, Heroes, Scary Monsters, Let’s Dance, The Buddha of Suburbia and more. Within the featured catalog are Top 30 Billboard hit singles including 'Space Oddity', 'Young Americans', 'Fame', 'Golden Years', 'Let’s Dance', 'China Girl' and 'Blue Jean'.”

This is not the only channel paying tribute to Bowie as the SiriusXM report adds:

“In addition to The David Bowie Channel, Underground Garage (Ch. 21) will be paying tribute on Chris Carter’s British Invasion this Saturday, January 16 at 12 pm ET and replaying Sunday, January 17 at 4 pm ET with four hours of songs and expert commentary by Chris Carter and an interview with Debbie Harry of Blondie as well as other musicians and industry insiders.”

The David Bowie channel is currently playing now till Monday, January 18 on SiriusXM and through the SiriusXM app.

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