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Ziggy really surfed, screwed up eyes and screwed down hair-do

The Thurston Lava Tube have a theory. This is their theory: Any composition can be done as a surf instrumental. Exhibit A: "Ziggy Stardust"

by Jon Davis, Published 2015-06-25


Filed under: Video

Related artist(s): David Bowie, The Thurston Lava Tube

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