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David Bowie: Starman (Top Of The Pops)

6 May, 2008 | Video

Starman (1972)

An iconic moment. Broadcast on the 6th July 1972 but recorded the day before, this performance caused a bit of a stir up and down the country. It was the first time many had seen Bowie, and the sight of him camping it up in a multicoloured jumpsuit (with his arm curled limply around Mick Ronson’s shoulder) infuriated some and delighted others.