David in my Wardour Street office, Space Oddity not yet recorded.
Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, told BBC Radio 4 Today program that he too was a fan of the singer:
"I’m very, very saddened to hear of his death. I remember sitting listening to his songs endlessly in the ‘70s particularly and always really relishing what he was, what he did, the impact he had. Extraordinary person."