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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (album) by David Bowie 

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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie (1972)
Overall rank: 18th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 1,783 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 1972 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 1970s (5th)
Top 20 albums of all time (18th)

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David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust Motion Picture double live LP vinyl (1983) Ex/VG+ 
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DAVID BOWIE Breaking Glass Ziggy Stardust LIVE EP 1978 RCA 7" single
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DAVID BOWIE Rise & Fall Of Ziggy Stardust LP 2016 180g Parl DB69734 new/sealed!
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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars is ranked as the best album by David Bowie.

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From exileonthehell 04/17/2016 18:37
When you try to reach In The Aeroplane Over The Sea.
But the admins keep banning charts that help you.
And everyone knows it's a far superior album
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From Chicken4Sale 03/30/2016 00:44
Truly a classic and very unique. Very enjoyable
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From Simon_bramhall 03/25/2016 02:08
The best David Bowie album, no questions asked, and the best of many top albums. No weak moments. Top notch!
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From beatlekid123 03/10/2016 23:33
Sadly, I discovered how important Bowie's music is, especially this album, only after he died. I've always been a fan, but I feel slightly guilty for listening mostly to his "hits" prior to his death, leaving me unaware of many great tracks until more recently.
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From Deckiller 02/19/2016 17:24
I like David Bowie, but Blackstar is a far superior album :)
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From exileonthehell 02/10/2016 02:50
"To be played at maximum volume" That's it
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From xhitmanx 02/03/2016 18:54
Best Bowie album, bar none.
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From Gionzi 01/31/2016 17:56
Surely one of the greatest LPs from Bowie. It contains a great number of his best songs. His return to rock and roll!
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From Coconut 01/23/2016 17:38
This record changed my life! I was a nerdy kid from the Midwest and Ziggy told me I was not alone.
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From somefatguy157 01/23/2016 16:04
Bowie's best album for sure. Five Years can put tears to my eyes while Starman and Ziggy Stardust are some of the greatest rock and roll tracks of the 70's. I can't stress enough how amazing this is. It should be required listening!
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