Quick Takes: David Bowie + Tom Whitlock!
TOM WHITLOCK DEAD AT 68: Tom Whitlock, the songwriter and lyricist whose credits include “Danger Zone” and “Take My Breath Away” from the movie Top Gun, has died at the age of 68. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, Whitlock’s death was confirmed by Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.
DAVID BOWIE ARCHIVE ACQUIRED BY VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM: London’s Victoria & Albert Museum will permanently display David Bowie’s extensive archives starting in 2025. According to The Associated Press, the David Bowie Center for the Study of Performing arts will house his collection of costumes, instruments, letters, photos, lyrics, and more – including a Ziggy Stardust jumpsuit and handwritten lyrics for “Heroes.”