Tag Archives: Mick Ronson

The Spiders 1972

24/6/14 – The Spiders From Mars Starring David Bowie – Five Years – The Old Grey Whistle Test – 1972/Live In Santa Monica – 1972

David Bowie and The Spiders play Five Years on The Old Grey Whistle Test in 1972, in a clip that I have never seen before till today. This is an extension of the last post about Suede, as Bowie became such an obsession as an individual for so many people – and of course he was a […]

David Bowie, Mick Ronson TOTP 72

7/12/13 – David Bowie – Starman – Top Of The Pops – 1972

Starman was Bowie’s first UK hit single since Space Oddity made Number 5 in 1969. Reaching Number 10 in 1972, this Top Of The Pops performance included Robin Lumley, perhaps better known to Jazz Rock aficionados as the keyboard player from Brand X. Trevor Bolder’s sideburns almost stole the show but the real question is, […]