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Recorded: 16 May 1972 - BBC Session #10
Broadcast: 23 May 1972
Venue: BBC Studio 4 at Maida Vale
Producer: Jeff Griffin
Musicians: David Bowie, Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder, Mick "Woody" Woodmansey & Robin Lumely (piano).

All of these songs were broadcast on the 23 May 1972 with the exception of "Moonage Daydream" which was featured in a later partial re-broadcast on 25 July 1972. The five songs recorded for this show were:

"Hang Onto Yourself"1
Ziggy Stardust"2
"White Light-White Heat"3
Suffragette City"
Moonage Daydream"

1 (1 of 3 versions). Identifiable by the lyrics "Comes to the show tonight" and "You know the bitter comes..."
2 (1 of 3 versions). Identifiable by the lyric: "Well, he played it left hand...but made it too far..." Included on the DAVID BOWIE BBC SESSIONS SAMPLER 1969-1972 (1996)
3 (1 of 2 versions). Identifiable by the lyric "White Light makes me sound like Lou Reed"

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Ziggy Stardust Scarf (1973)