It's the fortieth anniversary of David Bowie's album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars. The BBC's program, Your World, marks it with, Ziggy Changed My Life, presented by Gary Kemp - founder and guitarist of Spandau Ballet.
Here was something new, it seemed, in 1972. The shock of recognition was intense for me: this daring, effeminate man, who wore makeup and "outfits". We were not in Woodstock anymore.