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Ziggy Stardust Quiz

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Q1 An early working title for The Ziggy Stardust album was...

  • Round and Round
  • Five Years
  • Rock n Roll Suicide
  • Suffragette City

Answer = Round and Round

Q2 This picture (above) is of...

  • Mick Rock
  • Trevor Bolder
  • David Bowie
  • Mick Ronson

Answer = Mick Ronson

Q3 Who was the American jazz pianist who played with Bowie and The Spiders from Mars?

  • Rick Wakeman
  • Nicky Graham
  • Mike Garson
  • Robin Lumley

Answer = Mike Garson

Q4 "It Ain’t Easy" was written by?

  • David Bowie
  • Ray Davies of the Kinks
  • Ron Davies
  • Ray Harper

Answer = Ron Davies

Q5 On "5 Years" Bowie's brain hurt like ......?

  • A pink monkey bird
  • An actor
  • A warehouse
  • A newsguy

Answer = Warehouse

Q6 "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars" was recorded at......?

  • Abbey Road Studios
  • Activision Studios
  • Trident Studios
  • The Hammersmith Odeon

Answer = Trident Studios

Q7 Although not credited on the original release - the following person provided back up vocals on the track "It Ain’t Easy"

  • Angie Bowie
  • Dana Gillespie
  • Mick Rock
  • Marc Bolan

Answer = Dana Gillespie

Q8 In the song "Star" - who tried to change the nation?

  • Rudi
  • Bevan
  • Tony
  • Sonny

Answer = Bevan

Q9 What song on the Ziggy Stardust album was originally titled "He Was Alright (The Band Was Altogether)"?

Answer = "Lady Stardust"

Q10 Who co-produced (with David Bowie) THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS (1972)...

  • Tony Visconti
  • Mick Ronson
  • Ken Scott
  • Tony DeFries

Answer = Ken Scott

Q11 Which song was the regular opener for the Ziggy Stardust concerts...

  • "Space Oddity"
  • "Five Years"
  • "Hang Onto Yourself"
  • "Ziggy Stardust"

Answer = "Hang Onto Yourself"

Q12 Who is mentioned as "Lorraine" in the lyrics to the song "Watch That Man" from ALADDIN SANE (1973)...

  • Suzi Fussey
  • Cyrinda Foxe
  • Dana Gillespie
  • Ava Cherry

Answer = Cyrinda Foxe

Q13 This picture of David Bowie live in 1972 was taken at which famous Ziggy Stardust concert...

  • Friars, Aylesbury
  • Civic Hall, Dunstable
  • Rainbow Theatre, London
  • Royal Festival Hall, London

Answer = Rainbow Theatre, London

Q14 The Ziggy Stardust concert/Retirement Gig at the Hammersmith Odeon Theatre was held on...

  • 3 June 1973
  • 3 July 1973
  • 6 June 1972
  • 3 June 1972

Answer = 3 July 1973

Q15 "Starman" on THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS (1972) was a late replacement for which song...

  • "Round & Round"
  • "My Death"
  • "Port of Amsterdam"
  • "Sweet Head"

Answer = "Round & Round"

Q16 The song "Lady Stardust" was reputedly written about...

  • Iggy Pop
  • Alvin Stardust
  • Mark Bolan
  • Lou Reed

Answer = Mark Bolan

Q17 This picture is of....

  • Mick Rock
  • Trevor Bolder
  • Freddi Burretti
  • Tony DeFries

Answer = Trevor Bolder

Q18 What is the name of the street on which Bowie is shown on the cover of the Ziggy Stardust album...

  • Haddon Street
  • Heddon Street
  • K West Street
  • Regent Street

Answer = Heddon Street

Q19 Bowie's manager in the Ziggy-era was...

  • Tony Visconti
  • Tony DeFries
  • Kenneth Pitt
  • Lindsay Kemp

Answer = Tony DeFries

Q20 David Bowie's hairdresser and creator of the Ziggy Stardust haircut was...

  • Natasha Kornilof
  • Suzi Fussey
  • Pierre La Roche
  • Mick Rock

Answer = Suzi Fussey

Q21 Bowie's hairdresser later married...

  • Trevor Bolder
  • Mick Woodmansey
  • Mick Ronson
  • Tony DeFries

Answer = Mick Ronson

Q22 Who were "Weird" and "Gilly" in the song "Ziggy Stardust"...

  • Mick Ronson & Trevor Bolder
  • Mick Woodmansey & Dana Gillespie
  • Trevor Bolder & Mick Woodmansey
  • Ziggy Stardust & Jimi Hendrix

Answer = Trevor Bolder and Mick Woodmansey

Q23 Bowie's record label in 1972 was...

  • MainMan
  • RCA
  • EMI
  • Mercury

Answer = RCA

Q24 Which song has the lyrics "Wham Bam, Thank-you Mam"...

  • "Ziggy Stardust"
  • "Hang Onto Yourself"
  • "Suffragette City"
  • "Moonage Daydream"

Answer = "Suffragette City"

Q25 Which was the first Ziggy Stardust promotional video...

  • John, I'm Only Dancing
  • Life On Mars?
  • Space Oddity
  • The Jean Genie

Answer = John, I'm Only Dancing  

Q26 Bowie has said that the character of Ziggy Stardust was mostly inspired by...

  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Marc Bolan
  • Jean Genet
  • Vince Taylor

Answer = Vince Taylor

Q27 The only Spider not present for the recording of PINUPs (1973) in France was...

  • Mick Ronson
  • Trevor Bolder
  • Mick Woodmansey

Answer = Mick Woodmansey

---This page last modified: 05 Feb 2007---

Ziggy Stardust Scarf (1973)