Bowie, David – Ziggy Stardust


Ziggy Stardust

David Bowie


Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003


Bm:   x24432

       32 1

C:    x32010


D:    xx0232


Em:   022000


Am:   x02210


A5:   577xxx


G5:   355xxx


F5:   133xxx


E:    022100




Strum: D d D DUD d D DU

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   d = unaccented strum


Intro Riff x4


G                            Bm                   

  Ziggy played guitar, jamming good with Weird and

  C                                 D

Gilly, The Spiders from  Mars. He played it left hand,

G                             Em                     

   but made it too far,    Became the

  Am                                  C

special man, then we were Ziggy's Band.


G                              Bm

Ziggy really sang, screwed up eyes and screwed down

  C                                        D                           

hairdo Like some cat from Japan, he could lick 'em by

      G                                    Em

smiling  He could leave 'm to hang

                    Am                                   C

Came on so loaded man, well-hung and snow white tan.


A5 (½)   G5 (½)               F5         

     So where were the spiders

A5 (½)        G5 (½)               F5         

   while the fly tried to break our balls

A5 (½)      G5 (½)               F5         

  Just the beer light to guide us,

           D                                                        E

So we bitched about his fans and should we crush his sweet hands? 


Repeat Intro Riff x2


G                                Bm

Ziggy played for time, jiving us that we were

    C                                   D                           

Voodoo The kids was just crass, he was the naz,

G                              Em

    With God-given ass       He took it

 Am                                     C

all too far but boy could he play guitar.


A5 (½)       G5 (½)          F5         

    Making love with his ego,  

A5 (½)   G5 (½)            F5         

   Ziggy sucked up into his mind

A5 (½)     G5 (½)        F5         

    Like a leper messiah

                D                                                E

When the kids had killed the man I had to break up the band.


Repeat Intro Riff x4

Hold C 2nd measure of last repeptition


Ziggy played guitar!



Intro Riff:



Riff Played over “Spiders from Mars” lyrics, etc.