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Why did David Jones change his name to David Bowie?

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Bowie changed his stage name to David Bowie in 1965 after failed attempts at success with the professional name Davy Jones. The switch was also fueled by an attempt to distinguish himself from Davy Jones of the American rock band The Monkees. It's said he chose the last name Bowie after the popularized knife.
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