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Ziggy Played Guitar

Gary Kemp celebrates the classic David Bowie album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spider from Mars.

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 explain's 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.

57 minutes

Last on

Mon 1 Apr 2013 04:00

Music Played

  • David Bowie

    Moonage Daydream

    • EMI.
  • David Bowie

    Rock 'n' Roll Suicide

    • Ziggy Stardust.
    • EMI.
    • 11.
  • David Bowie

    Starman

    • EMI.
  • David Bowie

    Hang On To Yourself

    • THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD.
    • RCA Victor.
  • David Bowie

    Five Years

    • EMI.
  • David Bowie

    Suffragette City

    • EMI.
  • Little Richard

    Tutti Frutti

    • That's Rock'n'Roll (Various Artists).
    • EMI.
  • David Bowie

    Space Oddity

    • EMI.
  • David Bowie

    Andy Warhol

    • EMI.
  • David Bowie

    John, I'm Only Dancing

    • David Bowie - Best Of Bowie.
    • EMI.
  • David Bowie

    Ziggy Stardust

    • EMI.
  • PJ Harvey

    Send His Love To Me

    • Island.

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