Song: ziggy stardust / david bowie footage taken from bbc 4s documentary, the story of ziggy stardust
Ziggy Stardust is a song written and recorded by David Bowie for his 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. The name Stardust was inspired by the Legendary Stardust Cowboy. The song is ranked No. 277 on Rolling Stone s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
The original demo version of the song, recorded in February 1971, was released as a bonus track on the Rykodisc CD release of Ziggy Stardust in 1990. The demo also appeared on the Ziggy Stardust - 30th Anniversary Reissue bonus disc in 2002. The album version of the song was recorded in November 1971. (source : wikipedia)