Did David Bowie get his album title Blackstar from watching Peaky Blinders?

Did David Bowie get his album title Blackstar from watching Peaky Blinders?
 

A friend and superfan of David Bowie believes the title for the late, great musician’s final album was inspired by the Birmingham-based TV drama Peaky Blinders.
Paul Kinder, who saw the rock legend in concert more than 200 times and met him on numerous occasions, made the claim on his award-winning fan website, which won accolades from Bowie himself.
Birmingham screenwriter Steven Knight, who created Peaky Blinders, recently revealed to the Birmingham Mail that Bowie was a great admirer of the BBC show, now in its third series.
He said, Bowie, who died in January, two days after the release... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional West, Views: 34
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