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Suffragette City” is a single by David Bowie.

Recorded towards the end of the Ziggy Stardust sessions, “Suffragette City” is a trademark piece of early 1970s Bowie glam, with a piano riff heavily influenced by Little Richard, a lyrical reference to the film A Clockwork Orange (the word “droogie”) and the sing-along hook "Wham bam thank you ma'am!”, and an influence on the punk rock movement that came several years after the song's release. The song has become a fixture… read more

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Hey man, ah leave me alone you know
Hey man, well Henry, get off the phone, I gotta
Hey man, I gotta straighten my face
This mellow black chick just put my spine out of place

David Bowie - Suffragette City Lyrics


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  • wham bam thank you maam! (2)
  • wow he died hes ws great singer i well miss his music
  • wham bam thank you maam!
  • R.I.P. Bowie
  • Meh
  • Absolutely fantastic.
  • I thought that said wow wow and the control plays with him and he loves crisps like quavers and I have a bath because I need to hug fruity head like I have
  • Catchy as hell.
  • I love Alice in Chains' cover of this. They were in the very early stages of their career and it sounded so raw! Much love to Mr Bowie too ;)
  • tune your bass lad

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