Mick Woodmansey

Aged 73

Michael "Woody" Woodmansey (born 4 February 1950) is an English rock drummer best known for his work in the early 1970s as a member of David Bowie's core backing ensemble that became known as the Spiders from Mars in conjunction with the release of Bowie's 1972 LP The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. With the death of Bowie in January 2016, Woodmansey became the last surviving member of the Ziggy Stardust studio band. In May 1978, he became the drummer of the band Screen Idols, who had success with two albums in the UK.

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band member of The Spiders From Mars

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The Spiders From Mars. Mick Ronson 1946-1993 Trevor Bolder 1950-2013 and Mick ‘Woody Woodmansey', were David Bowie’s backing group in the first half of the 1970s and left for many of their musical adventures from this station.

Hull Paragon Station, Hull, United Kingdom where they was