Radio: Sounds Of The 70s

David Bowie recorded a BBC radio session for Sounds Of The 70s on 16 May 1972. It was his tenth session for BBC radio.

This edition was presented by John Peel, and was broadcast on 23 May 1972.

The recording took place at Studio 4 in the BBC’s Maida Vale Studios in London. It was produced by Pete Ritzema and engineered by Nick Gomm.

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

Five songs were recorded: ‘White Light/White Heat’, ‘Moonage Daydream’, ‘Hang On To Yourself’, ‘Suffragette City’, and ‘Ziggy Stardust’.

The entire session was released on Bowie At The Beeb in 2000.

Last updated: 29 March 2023
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Live: Oxford Polytechnic
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