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Ziggy Changed My Life

Gary Kemp, founder and guitarist of Spandau Ballet marks the 40th anniversary of the release of one of the most influential albums ever recorded - David Bowie's 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spider from Mars', which was released on June 6 1972.

Ziggy Stardust is one of rock's most iconic creations and his music has influenced thousands of musicians all over the world.

Gary explains how David Bowie created Ziggy, how the album was recorded, how it changed his life and the influence it had (and still has) on several generations of musicians. The programme features interviews with the musicians, artists, designers and producers who recorded and toured with David Bowie during his Ziggy Stardust period.

Guests include: Trevor Bolder, bass player for The Spiders from Mars; Woody Woodmansey, drummer for The Spiders from Mars, Nick Rhodes from Duran Duran, Suzi Ronson, Leee Black Childers, Lindsay Kemp, Kevin Cann, Kris Needs, Ken Scott, Terry Pastor, George Underwood and Anya Wilson.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 3 Jun 2012 00:00
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