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David Bowie / Trevor Bolder / Ziggy Stardust - Spiders From Mars, Gibson EB3 Bass Guitar
The Gibson EB3 guitar owned and played by Trevor Bolder whilst a member of David Bowies band The Spiders From Mars, serial number 956416. Used when playing with Bowie on his The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars albums and tours. Bolder can be clearly seen playing the guitar in the 1983 film 'Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars - The Motion Picture'.

Trevor Bolder's first real break in the music business was in 1971 when he played on David Bowie's Hunky Dory album. He also played with Bowie on his The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars recordings and tours. He also played on Dana Gillispie's album Weren't Born As a Man before joining the Mick Ronson Band in 1973. The band broke up in 1974, but not before releasing Slaughter on 10th Avenue. Bolder went on to form the Spiders From Mars in 1975. They released one self-titled album. Next up, Bolder was John Wetton's replacement in Uriah Heep. This move was in 1976 and he stayed with that band until 1981. They recorded four albums during his tenure. When Heep essentially broke up in 1980, Bolder played on Ken Hensley's solo album. By 1981 he hooked up with Wishbone Ash, ironically again as Wetton's replacement. He only stayed with Wishbone Ash for a short time, though, returning to Uriah Heep in 1983, this time as Bob Daisley's replacement.
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120 Bowie Ziggy Stardust Trevor Bolder used bass guitar

Estimate £12,000 - £16,000Jul 28, 2006
Camberley, Surrey, UK