“I was terrified of being trapped in that Ziggy Stardust  character for the rest of my career,” David Bowie solemnly confessed to me In the Studio . So in early 1975, he executed a musical and visual image left turn in homage to the vibrant soul music with which he had fallen in love  while living in New York City. The resulting album Young Americans   contained the sweeping “Win“; the soulful “Somebody Up There Likes Me” featuring the budding sax star David Sanborn steaming like a Junior Walker acolyte; the huge hit with the John Lennon cameo, “Fame“; and the dance-floor flooding “Young Americans“. The late David Bowie from the In the Studio  archives to mark the forty-fifth anniversary of the all-important career landmark Young Americans  the week of March 2. -Redbeard