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Pivotal song on "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars" (1972) which tells the central story of Ziggy Stardust's rise and fall. It was recorded in November 1971 at London's Trident Studios.

"My records were selling and I was being a man in demand. I thought of Vince Taylor and wrote "Ziggy Stardust" - Bowie (1976).

Special recordings of this song were broadcast on the Sounds of the Seventies (January 1972) and on Top Gear (May… read more

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Ziggy played guitar, jamming good with Weird and Gilly,
And the spiders from Mars. He played it left hand
But made it too far
Became the special man, then we were Ziggy's band

David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust Lyrics


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  • Ziggy rocks
  • R.I.P.
  • Rest in peace dear mister Stardust
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  • Ziggy will play guitar for ever and ever.
  • RIP Ziggy.......
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  • Ziggy played guitar...
  • Fucking legendary.

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