Bootleg Bonanza: David Bowie – 1972 The Year of the Spiders

david bowie - year of the spiders

David Bowie
‘The Year Of The Spiders’
(1999 Switch On! : S.O. 99-03)
BBC Sessions Various Dates & Locations

Link removed, this was officially released.

Soundboard Recordings
Excellent Recording Quality
Encoded: 320 Kbps MP3

The Sound of the Seventies with Bob Harris: 1972.05.18.
[Maida Vale Studios, London, UK]
01. Hang Onto Yourself
02. Ziggy Stardust
03. Waiting For The Man
04. Queen Bitch
05. Five Years
Top Gear TV Show with John Peel: 1972.05.16.
[Maida Vale Studios, London, UK]
06. White Light White Heat
07. Making Believe
08. Hang Onto Yourself
09. Suffragette City
10. Ziggy Stardust
The Johnny Walker Show: 1972.05.22.
[The Aeolian Hall, London, UK]
11. Starman
12. Space Oddity
13. Changes
14. Oh You Pretty Things

Tracks 1-5 : Sounds of The Seventies 18.01.72
Tracks 6-10 : Top Gear 16.05.72
Tracks 11-14 : Johnny Walker Show 22.05.72
Tracks 15-18 : Sounds of The Seventies 23.05.72

A very nice Japanese issue from the former DANCING HORSE label, now called SWITCH ON!.
The sound quality is excellent, and the songs are probably recorded from the original BBC tapes.
These tracks should have been on the never released BBC series Vol. 2 & 3. -Original
The Sound of the Seventies with Bob Harris: 1972.05.23.
[Maida Vale Studios, London, UK]

15. Andy Warhol
16. Lady Stardust
17. White Light White Heat

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