Radio: Sounds Of The 70s

David Bowie recorded a BBC radio session for Sounds Of The 70s on 18 January 1972. It was his ninth session for BBC radio.

This edition was presented by Bob Harris, and was broadcast on 7 February 1972.

The recording took place at Studio 5 in the BBC’s Maida Vale Studios in London. It was produced by Jeff Griffin and engineered by Chris Lycett and John Etchells.

Bowie sang and played guitar. He was joined by Mick Ronson on guitar, Trevor Bolder on bass, and Mick Woodmansey on drums.

Five songs were recorded: ‘Hang On To Yourself’, ‘Ziggy Stardust’, ‘Queen Bitch’, ‘I’m Waiting For The Man’, and ‘Five Years’.

‘I’m Waiting For The Man’ was not broadcast. The entire session was released on Bowie At The Beeb in 2000.

Last updated: 29 March 2023
Radio: Sounds Of The 70s
Rehearsal: Theatre Royal, Stratford, London
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