The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

~ Release by David Bowie (see all versions of this release, 49 available)

Annotation

Unlike the others, the first UK editions of this LP have the harsher “morse code” mix / original single mix for track A4. Starman.

Annotation last modified on 2016-10-10 14:55 UTC.

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
#TitleRatingLength
A1Five Years
acoustic guitar, saxophone and lead vocals:
David Bowie
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer)
electric guitar, piano and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
arranger:
David Bowie and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright by:
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Five Years (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie
publisher:
BMG RM Chrysalis Music France, Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher), Éditer à Paris, EMI Music Publishing France, Fleur Music Ltd. (publisher), Mainman Saag (New York), Tintoretto Music, フジパシフィックミュージック, 渡辺音楽出版 CM事業部, イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
54:43
A2Soul Love
acoustic guitar, saxophone and lead vocals:
David Bowie
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer)
electric guitar, piano and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
arranger:
David Bowie and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright by:
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Soul Love (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc.
4.353:34
A3Moonage Daydream
producer:
David Bowie and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
acoustic guitar, saxophone and lead vocals:
David Bowie (in 1971-11)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (in 1971-11)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (in 1971-11)
electric guitar, piano and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (in 1971-11)
arranger:
David Bowie and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright by:
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (in 1971-11)
recording of:
Moonage Daydream (in 1971-11)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc. and Tintoretto Music
4.34:39
A4Starman
producer:
David Bowie and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
arranger:
David Bowie and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
mixed at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1972-03-27)
recording of:
Starman (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc. and Tintoretto Music
54:14
A5It Ain’t Easy
acoustic guitar, saxophone and lead vocals:
David Bowie (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
electric guitar:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
harpsichord:
Rick Wakeman (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
background vocals:
Dana Gillespie (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04) and Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
guest background vocals:
Dana Gillespie (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
arranger:
David Bowie and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright by:
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
cover recording of:
It Ain’t Easy (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
Ron Davies
publisher:
Irving Music, Inc.
recording of:
It Ain’t Easy
lyricist and composer:
Ron Davies
publisher:
Irving Music, Inc.
4.452:57
B1Lady Stardust
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer)
piano and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
lead vocals:
David Bowie
arranger:
David Bowie and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright by:
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Lady Stardust (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc.
4.73:20
B2Star
acoustic guitar, saxophone and lead vocals:
David Bowie
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer)
electric guitar, piano and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
arranger:
David Bowie and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright by:
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Star (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc.
4.152:47
B3Hang On to Yourself
acoustic guitar, saxophone and lead vocals:
David Bowie
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer)
electric guitar, piano and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
arranger:
David Bowie and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright by:
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Hang On to Yourself (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie
publisher:
BMG RM Chrysalis Music France, Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher), Éditer à Paris, EMI Music Publishing France, EMI Music Publishing Ltd., Mainman Saag (New York), RZO Music Ltd, Tintoretto Music, フジパシフィックミュージック BMG事業部, 渡辺音楽出版 CM事業部, イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
4.352:39
B4Ziggy Stardust
producer:
David Bowie and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
acoustic guitar and lead vocals:
David Bowie
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer)
electric guitar and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
arranger:
David Bowie and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright by:
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
music videos:
Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 277)
recording of:
Ziggy Stardust (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie
publisher:
BMG RM Chrysalis Music France, Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher), Éditer à Paris, EMI Music Publishing France, Fleur Music Ltd. (publisher), Jones Music America, Mainman Saag (New York), Tintoretto Music, フジパシフィックミュージック, 渡辺音楽出版 CM事業部, イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
4.553:13
B5Suffragette City
producer:
David Bowie and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
acoustic guitar and lead vocals:
David Bowie
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer)
electric guitar and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
arranger:
David Bowie and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright by:
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Suffragette City (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Mainman Saag (New York), Tintoretto Music, ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works), 渡辺音楽出版 CM事業部, フジパシフィック音楽出版 BMG事業部 (until 2014-12-31) and フジパシフィックミュージック BMG事業部 (from 2015-01-01 to present)
4.253:24
B6Rock ’n’ Roll Suicide
producer:
David Bowie and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
acoustic guitar, saxophone and lead vocals:
David Bowie
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist)
drums (drum set):
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer)
electric guitar, piano and background vocals:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
arranger:
David Bowie and Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
phonographic copyright by:
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (in 1990) and Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (in 1990)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Rock ’n’ Roll Suicide (from 1971-07-09 until 1972-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
David Bowie
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Group Inc., Chrysalis Songs, Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) and Tintoretto Music
4.253:01

Credits

Release

design/illustration:Terry Pastor (Graphic Art)
photography:Brian Ward
producer:David Bowie
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
guitar and piano:Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
guitar family and saxophone:David Bowie
arranger:David Bowie
Mick Ronson (British guitarist)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/618952 [info]