- Crazy Awesome: American chanteuse Lena Lovich was with them for a while as singer; the kooky American, best known for her hit single Lucky Number, fitted in well. note
- Crowning Moment of Awesome: Which of the studio albums is the best is up for debate, but the live album Space Ritual is regarded as a masterpiece.
- Life Imitates Art: the unfeasibly large number of drummers the Hawkwind machine has used up and spat out: sixteen, at the last count. This may have been the origin for a similar gag in This Is Spinal Tap