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Ziggy Gets Top Honors In Israel

on May 04, 1999

Just after the The Recording Academy's election of "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars" to it's Hall of Fame, here comes another honor for Ziggy.

In a recent article in Israeli newspaper Yediot Achronot,"The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars" ranked number 1 in the "100 Best Albums of All Time" listing.

Here is the translation from Hebrew, sent by Cat.

'Hunky Dory' before it, and 'Aladdin Sane' after it are huge albums, but in'Ziggy', Bowie reached a peak only few artists attain.

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Special Announcement: Chat With Floria Sigismondi

on May 03, 1999

BowieNet is pleased to announce that Floria Sigismondi, Canadian music video director and photographer will be our next chat guest on Monday, May 10th at 4 PM EST

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Floria Sigismondi recently released a photography book entitled
"Redemption". It features stills fromsome of her famous videos, including photos from David's videos Dead Man Walking and Little Wonder Video.

Please log into the #ChatGuest room for this chat event. See you there.

If you have any questions you would like to ask before the live chat, you can e-mail your Floria Sigismondi questions to We will

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All Story

on May 03, 1999

David is the Guest Designer for a magazine called 'Francis FordCoppola's Zoetrope: All Story', their summer issue, which was scheduled to go out on May 1st.

The magazine is a collection of short stories, allillustrated by David's artwork, and the cover has one of David'sself-portrait on it. It's available in bookstores - Barnes & Noble,Borders and smaller independents.

Visit their site at, where you could look,subscribe, and all that good stuff.