Back in November, Dar Williams hosted a "People's Choice" contest where her listeners choose a song that they wanted Dar to cover. The overwhelming winner was David Bowie's Starman. The song was recorded and is available for FREE download at http://www.razorandtie.com/spotlight.html. "Starman" beat out its opponents with 41% of the vote. Other songs on the ballot were: Let's Get Lost - Chet Baker (2%)At Last - Etta James (5%)Party Girl - Elvis Costello (15%)Starman - David Bowie (41%)Perfect Day - Lou Reed (8%)Is That Love - Squeeze (5%)Somebody Loved Me - The Smiths (15%)The Pill -- Loretta
Thanks to everyone who participated in yesterday's Iman/ Birthday chat. A good time was had by all. Iman and David answered over 150 questions. After the chat, David checked out all his flowers (thanks to all) and birthday gifts. Then, a suprise cake! If you weren't able to attend, read the transcript from yesterday's chat session here!
Read about BowieNet's New THINGS and our relationship with Thingworld in the press release area.
"The Freedom Forum", an organization dedicated to the First Amendment, our nation's foundation for free press, free speech and free spirit, have published their 1999 First Amendment Calendar which contains a compilation quotes of the wit and wisdom of a select group of people - past and present, public and private. If you turn to January 16th, you'll see the quote which reads:"We have created a child who will be so exposed to the media that he will be lost to his parents by the time he is twelve." - David Bowie, Singer, 1972Prophetic??? Check it out
Just a reminder. Today, Friday, January 8th at 3:00 p.m. EST Join us for this special chat with Iman starting at 3:00 p.m. EST
Be on the look-out for the BowieNet Newsletter. A new e-mail based letter that will highlight the New BowieNet features, items, upcoming chat events, and lot's more.
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David Bowie's 52nd Birthday Nets Fans Interactive, Collectible "Things" From UltraStar and ThingWorld.com
Bowie fans can take and collect bona fide interactive David Bowie ThingScreenSavers containing official Bowie content
NEW YORK and NEWTON,
Mass., ?Embracing the empowering aspects of the Internet and technology for music, UltraStar Internet Services celebrates David Bowie's 52nd birthday today by offering David Bowie "Things" on BowieNet
THINGS ARE HERE FINALLY. 9 unique BowieNet Things PLUS a Screen Saver are waiting for you. They are fun and interactive. Just a reminder, to view things:
1. You must be on a PC (sorry MAC's) 2. You will need ThingViewer 1.1 3. Internet Explorer (3.0 or higher) or Netscape (3.0 or higher).
We apologize for any inconvenience to BowieNet users on alternate equipment.
For all the details, go to BowieNet Things. Have fun!
From all the Fans, UltraStar, and the entire crew of BowieNet, we would like to wish David Bowie a Happy Birthday!!
Nathan Adler and company are now up on BowieNet. An integral part of the Outside album, "The Diary Of Nathan Adler Or The Art-Ritual Murder Of Baby Grace Blue" uses both visual theme and imagery to form the foundation of the Outside album.
You can find this new addition to BowieNet in the Chronology section under albums | Outside. Here is a quick shortcut for now, but only cause it David's Birthday! A must see?