Spider from Mars : my life with Bowie / Woody Woodmansey with Joel McIver.
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: London : Sidgwick & Jackson, 2016.
ISBN: 9780283072727 (hbk.) :
For many fans, Bowie's Ziggy Stardust era remains the most extraordinarily creative period in his career. As a member of Bowie's legendary band at the time - The Spiders From Mars - Woody played drums on four seminal albums: 'The Man Who Sold The World', 'Hunky Dory', 'The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars' and Aladdin Sane. Woody's memoir, which he started work on in 2014, focuses on this key period and brings it to glorious life. With the confidence of youth, Woody always thought he'd be in a famous band but the 19-year-old rocker from Hull never expected to be thrust into London's burgeoning glam rock scene, and also into a bottle-green velvet suit and girl's shoes. Playing with Bowie took him on an eye-opening and transformative journey. In 'Spider From Mars' he writes candidly about the characters who surrounded Bowie.
xvi, 302 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 25 cm
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