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The Single

The cover of the "Life On Mars?" single depicts Bowie as his famous alter ego Ziggy Stardust.

Bowie and Mick Ronson in 1972

A picture taken from his acclaimed Santa Monica bootleg of 1972. Check out Bowie with Ronson, who wrote the strings for "Life On Mars?" and played the guitar part.

The Big Note

A portrait from the set of Mick Rock's 1973 promotional video for "Life On Mars?"

Bowie the Chameleon

1970s David Bowie, as he moved from look to look.

Bowie at Fashion Rocks in 2005

Bowie bruised and bandaged as he performs "Life On Mars?" What's he trying to say?

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