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Bowie Sings Gershwin

on September 24, 1998

On October 6th "RED HOT AND RHAPSODY" A tribute to George Gershwin will be released which features the track" A Foggy Day in London Town" sung by David as already mentioned in Bowie News. The new news is that the Greshwin penned track will be posted on BowieNet for your listening pleasure.

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David Bowie Subject On Vh1's Legends

on September 24, 1998

Legends on VH1 @ 10:00 PM ESTDavid Bowie first attracted a cult following in the early seventies with his rock superstar caricature, Ziggy Stardust, and then casually slipped from one guise to another in pursuit of his art. Now in his fifties, David Bowie has also established a name for himself as a painter, an actor, a writer, an internet service provider, and a book publisher while he continues to stay on the cutting edge of music.

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Re-broadcast Of Acoustic Radio Show Just Announced

on September 24, 1998

Just in case you have your monthly planner out, the radio station WXRT in Chicago is re-broadcasting the acoustic show David did with Reeves at the Chicago Trax Studios on October 16, 1997 sometime in the next two months. The show was all acoustic, David and Reeves performed "Scary Monsters" (a country & western version); "Always Crashing In The Same Car" and "I Can't Read" (the version from the film "The Ice Storm"). In between songs, David chats with the radio host and takes questions, jokes around, etc. The show is roughly 45 minutes long.

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Jeffrey Gaines

on September 24, 1998

Jeffrey Gaines could easily see himself living in the 1960s, hanging out and making music at someplace like Haight-Asbury in San Francisco. On the phone, he sounds mellow and laid back. He peppers his speech with "dude" and "vibe." And he's a singer-songwriter, for crying out loud. This is the '90s. If you're a guy, you gotta play alternative or swing or hip-hop, or you're just not happening. Gaines doesn't listen to that kind of talk. By the mid-'80s, he caught his first break. WTPA-FM (93.5) in Mechanicsburg was putting out a CD featuring local musicians.

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Muchmusic Gives Bowie

on September 24, 1998

On Thursday, September 24th, The 1998 MuchMusic Video Awards, the Canadian MTV, were showcased this year by presenting David Bowie with the "Eye Popper Award". The award is given to those artists whose significant contribution to the artform has succeeded in exploring & exploding the creative boundaries of music video. Click here to view David's acceptence speech and a short video introduction featuring David's works.

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