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Ava Cherry, Former David Bowie Back-Up Singer & Girlfriend, Reflects on Her 'First Love': Exclusive

Ava Cherry, Former David Bowie Back-Up Singer & Girlfriend, Reflects on Her 'First Love': Exclusive

Singer/model Ava Cherry spent four years as a back-up singer for Bowie between 1974 and 1978, part of a trio comprising Robin Clark and Luther Vandross. She was also famously a former lover of the late singer during this period. Billboard spoke with Cherry about the origins of their relationship and working with him on the sessions that would become his ninth album "Young Americans."