2. Mime and Bowie Knives
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David Bowie: A Tale Told In Glam & Scandal
2. 2. Mime and Bowie Knives
'Liza Jane' had little impact on the charts and Bowie joined many more anticlimactic bands in the elusive search for fame and success. People continually confused him with Davy Jones of The Monkees, and therefore he changed his stage name to David Bowie in the mid 60s, after the American frontiersman Jim Bowie and his knife. Disillusioned with his musical progress, he began studying mime under Lindsay Kemp's tuition at Sadler's Wells, where he formed a fascination with the creation of personae.