GOLDEN YEARS: A Gallery of Bowie Through His Career

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 11: Flowers, candles and pictures sit at a memorial outside of the late musician and performer David Bowie's apartment that he shared with his wife on January 11, 2016 in New York City. A growing memorial sits outside of the residence in lower Manhattan following news that Bowie died over the weekend following 18 month battle with cancer. Bowie was 69 and had just released his 25th studio album, "Blackstar," to strong reviews on January 8. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

 

It's been a year since the sudden, shocking passing of David Bowie, and in that year, many have celebrated the icon's numerous looks and phases in his career.

On the first anniversary of his death, we look at Bowie's life and career in photos.

 

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter. The first man she ever loved was Jack Daniels.  True story.