David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust (Intro Tab)

david bowie ukulele tab


This one brings back memories. My first band consisted mainly of me (a sullen Yorkshire boy who just wanted to play guitar) and the singer (a great big show-off, drama queen). So we did a lot of Mick Ronson era David Bowie covers. This one being a particular favourite.

Anyhoo, compare to that last two, this one is dead simple.

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  1. Melissa September 20th, 2009 5:13 pm

    This is amazing!
    I love David Bowie and all his personaes, this is great!
    Thank you so much!

  2. Woodshed September 20th, 2009 5:36 pm

    You’re welcome, Melissa.

  3. Nelson September 20th, 2009 7:18 pm

    YES! Whippin’ out the Bowie!
    Woodshed you DOG you!

  4. Woodshed September 21st, 2009 6:37 pm

    Nelson: Thanks.

  5. J-Hob September 22nd, 2009 9:06 pm

    Brilliant! Had a lot of fun with that just now

  6. Woodshed September 22nd, 2009 9:13 pm

    Glad you’ve been enjoying it, John.

  7. Chelsea October 21st, 2009 5:39 am

    WONDERFUL! Thank you so much! I’m just learning to play, and this is great! Perfect for my friends birthday party!

  8. Woodshed October 22nd, 2009 12:31 pm

    Chelsea: You’re very welcome.

  9. bjørn myhre March 4th, 2011 9:08 am

    great , thanx!
    I have allready learn alot more of the song,with a starthelp from this :)
    I love it!! :D

  10. Liam Beeblebrox August 29th, 2011 11:20 am

    Says file not found for the mp3.

  11. Woodshed August 30th, 2011 11:46 am

    Liam: That’s strange. It seems to be working fine here.

  12. Liam Beeblebrox August 30th, 2011 10:09 pm

    Working now, may have something to do with me not being on my laptop.
    Also, could you do a blog post on how you get your ukulele chords/tabs? Transposing etc?

  13. Woodshed August 30th, 2011 11:21 pm

    Liam: Most of them are done by ear and messing around.

  14. Garsife September 18th, 2011 8:56 pm

    Great job again, Woodshed- thanks a lot, any chance of seeing the chords for the rest of the song anytime soon?

  15. Mike December 21st, 2011 9:34 am

    Just picked up the uke last month and learning lots – thanks for the great resources that you’ve put up here! I would love to get this Bowie intro down, but as I find D chord a little trickier than most (my fingers have to get super squashed to fit in there), the quicker transition to D(sus4) and then back again feels really tough.

    Any tips on finger positioning to make it… lesser harder? =)

  16. Woodshed December 21st, 2011 1:14 pm

    Mike: I usually play D with my index finger covering the g and C strings and my middle on the E. Then add my ring finger for the Dsus4.

  17. wastad October 3rd, 2013 10:44 am

    any more bowie on the way?

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