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David Bowie Mick Rock The Spiders from Mars

First gig as Ziggy Stardust

15 Jul, 1972

Bowie unveils his new character at the Friars Club, Market Square, Aylesbury, England, performing with his band The Spiders from Mars: Mick Ronson (guitar), Trevor Bolder (bass) and Woody Woodmansey (drums). In the crowd are America’s best rock press, as well as Freddie Mercury and Roger Taylor of Queen. Photographer Mick Rock films the performance on 16mm.

Bowie – Ziggy Stardust – Aylesbury 1972 ** Updated **