The fifth recording session for David Bowie’s The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars took place at London’s Trident Studios on Monday 15 November 1971.
‘Five Years’ became the opening track on the album. The other two songs remained unreleased, although Bowie re-recorded ‘Shadow Man’ years later for the Toy album.
Also on this day...
- 1991: Live: Tin Machine, Tower Theater, Upper Darby
- 1974: Live: Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
- 1969: Live: Caird Hall, Dundee
- 1965: Raymond Cook agrees to fund David Bowie’s music
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