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Answers can be found at the end.

Q1 An early working title for The Ziggy Stardust album was...

  • Round and Round
  • Five Years
  • Rock n Roll Suicide
  • Suffragette City

Q2 This picture (above) is of...

  • Mick Rock
  • Trevor Bolder
  • David Bowie
  • Mick Ronson

Q3 Who was the American jazz pianist who played with Bowie and The Spiders from Mars?

  • Rick Wakeman
  • Nicky Graham
  • Mike Garson
  • Robin Lumley

Q4 "It Ain’t Easy" was written by?

  • David Bowie
  • Ray Davies of the Kinks
  • Ron Davies
  • Ray Harper

Q5 On "5 Years" Bowie's brain hurt like ......?

  • A pink monkey bird
  • An actor
  • A warehouse
  • A newsguy

Q6 "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars" was recorded at......?

  • Abbey Road Studios
  • Activision Studios
  • Trident Studios
  • The Hammersmith Odeon

Q7 Although not credited on the original release - the following person provided back up vocals on the track "It Ain’t Easy"

  • Angie Bowie
  • Dana Gillespie
  • Mick Rock
  • Marc Bolan

Q8 In the song "Star" - who tried to change the nation?

  • Rudi
  • Bevan
  • Tony
  • Sonny

Q9 What song on the Ziggy Stardust album was originally titled "He Was Alright (The Band Was Altogether)"?

  • ________

Q10 Who co-produced (with David Bowie) THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS (1972)...

  • Tony Visconti
  • Mick Ronson
  • Ken Scott
  • Tony DeFries

Q11 Which song was the regular opener for the Ziggy Stardust concerts...

  • "Space Oddity"
  • "Five Years"
  • "Hang Onto Yourself"
  • "Ziggy Stardust"

Q12 Who is mentioned as "Lorraine" in the lyrics to the song "Watch That Man" from ALADDIN SANE (1973)...

  • Suzi Fussey
  • Cyrinda Foxe
  • Dana Gillespie
  • Ava Cherry

Q13 This picture of David Bowie live in 1972 was taken at which famous Ziggy Stardust concert...

  • Friars, Aylesbury
  • Civic Hall, Dunstable
  • Rainbow Theatre, London
  • Royal Festival Hall, London

Q14 The Ziggy Stardust concert/Retirement Gig at the Hammersmith Odeon Theatre was held on...

  • 3 June 1973
  • 3 July 1973
  • 6 June 1972
  • 3 June 1972

Q15 "Starman" on THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS (1972) was a late replacement for which song...

  • "Round & Round"
  • "My Death"
  • "Port of Amsterdam"
  • "Sweet Head"

Q16 The song "Lady Stardust" was reputedly written about...

  • Iggy Pop
  • Alvin Stardust
  • Mark Bolan
  • Lou Reed

Q17 This picture is of....

  • Mick Rock
  • Trevor Bolder
  • Freddi Burretti
  • Tony DeFries

Q18 What is the name of the street on which Bowie is shown on the cover of the Ziggy Stardust album...

  • Haddon Street
  • Heddon Street
  • K West Street
  • Regent Street

Q19 Bowie's manager in the Ziggy-era was...

  • Tony Visconti
  • Tony DeFries
  • Kenneth Pitt
  • Lindsay Kemp

Q20 David Bowie's hairdresser and creator of the Ziggy Stardust haircut was...

  • Natasha Kornilof
  • Suzi Fussey
  • Pierre La Roche
  • Mick Rock

Q21 Bowie's hairdresser later married...

  • Trevor Bolder
  • Mick Woodmansey
  • Mick Ronson
  • Tony DeFries

Q22 Who were "Weird" and "Gilly" in the song "Ziggy Stardust"...

  • Mick Ronson & Trevor Bolder
  • Mick Woodmansey & Dana Gillespie
  • Trevor Bolder & Mick Woodmansey
  • Ziggy Stardust & Jimi Hendrix

Q23 Bowie's record label in 1972 was...

  • MainMan
  • RCA
  • EMI
  • Mercury

Q24 Which song has the lyrics "Wham Bam, Thank-you Mam"...

  • "Ziggy Stardust"
  • "Hang Onto Yourself"
  • "Suffragette City"
  • "Moonage Daydream"

Q25 Which was the first Ziggy Stardust promotional video...

  • John, I'm Only Dancing
  • Life On Mars?
  • Space Oddity
  • The Jean Genie

Q26 Bowie has said that the character of Ziggy Stardust was mostly inspired by...

  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Marc Bolan
  • Jean Genet
  • Vince Taylor

Q27 The only Spider not present for the recording of PINUPs (1973) in France was...

  • Mick Ronson
  • Trevor Bolder
  • Mick Woodmansey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answers:

Q1= Round and Round

Q2= Mick Ronson

Q3= Mike Garson

Q4= Ron Davies

Q5= A Warehouse

Q6= Trident Studios

Q7= Dana Gillespie

Q8= Bevan

Q9=  Lady Stardust

Q10= Ken Scott

Q11= Hang Onto Yourself

Q12= Cyrinda Foxe

Q13= Rainbow Theatre

Q14= 3 July, 1973

Q15= Round and Round

Q16= Mark Bolan

Q17= Trevor Bolder

Q18= Heddon Street

Q19= Tony Defries

Q20= Suzy Fussey

Q21= Mick Ronson

Q22= Trevor Bolder & Mick Woodmansey

Q23= RCA

Q24= Suffragette City

Q25= John, I'm Only Dancing

Q26= Vince Taylor

Q27= Mick Woodmansey

 

 

 

 

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Ziggy Stardust Scarf (1973)