David Bowie 1972-07-08 London ,Royal Festival Hall - SQ 7+

David Bowie 1972-07-08 London ,Royal Festival Hall –
Sound Quality Rating

01. Intro.wav
02. Hang On To Yourself.wav
03. Ziggy Stardust.wav
04. Live On Mars.wav
05. The Superman.wav
06. Starman.wav
07. Changes.wav
08. Five Years.wav
09. Space Oddity.wav
10. Andy Warhol.wav
11. Amsterdam.wav
12. I Feel Free – Band Introduction.wav
13. Moonage Daydream.wav
14. White Light ,White Heat.wav
15. Waiting For The Man.wav
16. Sweet Jean.wav
17. Suffragette City.wav

Label: No label
Audio Source: audience
Total running time: 1:11:46
Sound Quality: noise ,dull ,Much noise ,dull ,but still good listened to
Attendance: 3.000
Artwork: None.

This “Save the Whales” concert is organised by the environmental group Friends of the Earth. It is the climax of the first part of the 1st UK Tour and a sell-out. Kenny Everett is the host and introduces Bowie:

“…you are about to witness the next biggest thing to God…”

Lou Reed
This is Lou Reeds first UK appearance, joining Bowie on-stage for “White Light/White Heat”, “Sweet Jane”, and “Waiting For The Man.”

“A Star is Born! – When a shooting star is heading for the peak, there is usually one concert at which its possible to declare – That’s it – he’s made it. For David Bowie opportunity knocked loud and clear last Saturday and he left the stage a true 1972-style Pop giant, clutching flowers from a girl who ran up and kissed him while a throng of fans milled round the stage” – Melody Maker

“David Bowie will soon become the greatest entertainer Britain has ever known”
Music Week

David Bowie Tour Band – The Ziggy Stardust Tour
David Bowie – vocals, guitar, harmonica
Mick Ronsonguitar, vocals
Trevor Bolderbass
Mick “Woody” Woodmanseydrums
Matthew Fisherpiano (20 Apr 1972 – 27 May 1972)
Robin Lumleypiano (2 Jun 1972 – 15 Jul 1972)
Nicky Grahampiano (1 Aug 1972 – 7 Sep 1972)
Mike Garsonpiano, mellotron, organ (22 September 1972 – end of tour)
John Hutchinsonrhythm guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar (8 Apr 1973 – 20 Apr 1973 – 3 July 1973)
Aynsley Dunbaradditional drums (8 Apr 1973 – 20 Apr 1973)
Geoffrey A. MacCormackbacking vocals, percussion (19 January 1973 – end of tour)
Ken Fordham – saxophone (19 January 1973 – end of tour)
Brian Wilshawsaxophone, flute (19 January 1973 – end of tour)

Crew
Robin Mayhew ,Will Palin ,Mick Hince ,Dean Heiser – Sound ,Ground Control ,Front of House Engineer ,Stage hands
Nigel Olliff, Nick Gilbey, Paul Normand and crew – Lights ,1972 Heavy Light ,1973 See Factor Industries NY Bob See ,Steve Hurston ,Mick Fussey
Peter Hunsley – Stage Equipment
Suzi Fussey – Wardrobe, Makeup and Hair

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