China Girl – 1977 version

China Girl was played quite often on MTV when I was a kid and I liked the song then. I still like the song now, probably more with my current fascination with Nile Rodgers. I didn’t know that David Bowie wrote the song with Iggy Pop and the song appeared on the 1977 Iggy Pop album “The Idiot”. I found that version on Spotify and quite frankly its awful. The Bowie version from 1983 is superior in every way, including the legendary guitarists Stevie Ray Vaughan and Nile Rodgers.  Here is the superior version:

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