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David Bowie

Suffragette City (3:26)

“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…

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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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  • 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
  • Well alright! :o)
  • fantastique
  • She said she had to squeeze it but she... then she...
  • Total Blam Blam.

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