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When Ziggy played guitar : David Bowie and four minutes that shook the world

Author: Dylan Jones
Publisher: London : Preface, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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And then there was David Bowie, the uber-freak with the mismatched pupils, the low-tech space face from the planet Sparkle. This was Bowie's third appearance on TOTP but this was the one that properly resonated with its audience, the one that would go on to cause a seismic shift in the Zeitgeist.
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Jones, Dylan, 1960-
When Ziggy played guitar
(OCoLC)798336206
Named Person: David Bowie; David Bowie
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dylan Jones
ISBN: 9781409052135 1409052133
OCLC Number: 1063654629
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color), portraits
Contents: "I think I saw you in an ice-cream parlour, drinking milk shakes cold and long" --
"Didn't know what time it was, the lights were low" --
"Lady Stardust sang his songs, of darkness and disgrace" --
"Let all the children boogie" --
"When the kids had killed the man I had to break up the band" --
Press your space face close to mine, love."
Other Titles: David Bowie and four minutes that shook the world
Responsibility: Dylan Jones.

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