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London museum to open David Bowie exhibition

LONDON (AP) -- David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust jumpsuit will be among some 300 items shown at a London exhibition that traces the singer's career through five decades.

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The retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum will also feature Bowie's instruments, 60 costumes, sketches, hand-written lyrics, diary entries and album artwork.

Organizers said Tuesday that the show, "David Bowie Is," will chronicle Bowie's influence on art and culture and his role in inspiring self-expression.

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The items on display are from the David Bowie Archive in New York. The exhibition opens in March 2013.

Bowie, 65, who now lives in the U.S., was born David Robert Jones in 1947 in south London. He adopted his stage name in 1965.

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Sep 4, 2012 5:16PM
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he looks pretty dicked-up these days......
Sep 4, 2012 3:36PM
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Ziggy's lookin' a little rode hard and hung up wet.
Sep 4, 2012 3:07PM
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David Bowie (Jones) rocks! Always has.
Sep 4, 2012 3:00PM
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Hes been living in New york since John Lennon was murdered. Why wouldnt he be afraid of americans?
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