David Bowie - Space Oddity
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Intergalactic Playlist: The Best Songs About Space
2. David Bowie - Space Oddity
Issued in July 1969, just as man was about to set foot on the moon, this song was initially a flop, but hit Number 1 when it was reissued in 1975. By then, the US and the Soviet Union were collaborating for the first time on a space flight: Apollo-Soyuz.