VH1 HISTORY OF ROCK AND ROLL
Saturday, September 18 VH1 2:30am EST
The '70s: Have a Nice Decade
VH-1 will be airing the special "The '70s: Have a Nice Decade" on Saturday, September 18 , 1999, 2:30am EST.
(Profile) The seventies may stand as the most colorful decade of rock, with the theatrics of artists like David Bowie, Kiss and Alice Cooper. Also, a new craze called disco swept across America.
Mark's site is up and running. In his own words:
"in its infancy... some of it's actually working... I'd appreciate any and all suggestions, comments wisecracks, etc.-mp
Have at it. www.markplati.com
David Bowie's Storytellers Show will Premiere Monday, October 18 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
Here is a related press release that was put out one the news wire:
Last July, David Bowie was voted the biggest music star of the century by readers of Britain's Sun newspaper. In the same month, he was voted the sixth Greatest Star of the Century by Q magazine and its readers.
"David Bowie: Storytellers" features songs and stories from throughout Bowie's prolific career.
Among his revelations:
* Of "Word on A Wing," from "Station to Station," Bowie says:
"1975, 1976, and a bit of 1974, and the first few
The new issue of ToyFare has a fan-made Bowie-as-Jareth action figure.
Created by David A. Evans from Ashland City, Tennessee, this custom-made action figure is David Bowie as Jareth, the Goblin King from the 1986 film Labyrinth.
Evans used Sculpey and doll hair over a wood frame to create this Ziggy Stardust-esque action figure.
This months Rolling Stone (Sept. 30th, 1999) has an article on Bowie and the upcoming album.
Entitled Bowie's Golden Hours: David Bowie digs into his past for Hours...,his strongest album in years.
The article talks about Bowie 'casting an eye toward the past' with his pre Ziggy Stardust period serving as the foundation for the Hours album.
Here is an excerpt:
"I found all these sites that contained sound files of my old material. Some of them were good, others were embarrassing. Before last year, I never listened to my own material.
But I really wanted to make sense of the stuff I'd