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From Today's Daily Mail In Britain:bowie The Pop Stars' Pop Star Has The Beating Of The Beatles

on October 05, 1998

Of his many incarnations during a glittering career, this could be the one David Bowie will prefer to be remembered by. A poll of fellow rock and pop stars and leading music industry figures has named him top music star of the past 30 years, controversially edging ahead of The Beatles who were placed second. Bob Marley, Marvin Gaye and Jimi Hendrix also trailed in Bowie's wake.

The 51 year old former art student from South London has been Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust and the Thin White Duke, among others, since launching his career in the Sixties.

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on September 24, 1998

Reeves and Robert Smith of The Cure, along with Cure bandmate Jason Cooper have formed a side project band - COGASM (CO for Cooper, GA for Gabrels, SM for Smith). COGASM have their first soundtrack offering, called "A Sign From God" included in the new feature film called 'Orgazmo'. The film is written and directed by 'South Park' co-creator Trey Parker. BowieNet will post Reeves' thoughts about the song and working with Robert Smith in the upcoming weeks. The audio clip of the new song will be posted on BowieNet. Also look out for the video of Reeves on stage with The Cure......
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Mitsubishi Ad Features Iggy/david Riff

on September 24, 1998

Keep an eye out for the new Mitsubishi commercial - it includes the opening drum riff from "Lust for Life" written by Iggy Pop and David.

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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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