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Scientists Find Hard Evidence Of Ziggy's Stardust

on March 08, 2003

"A speck of stardust just settled in my eye..." A bit of yer actual real
Stardust, yesterday. Not quite as glamorous as one would have hoped.

The stardust trail leading back to you...

A recent article, published in the journal Science, about the existence of stardust in Earth's upper atmosphere, has been picked up by the world's press. Here's an edited extract from one of the reports printed in last Friday's Times:

THE magic ingredient which helped make Hoagy Carmichael?s song Stardust so popular, gave David Bowie his alter-ego Ziggy Stardust and inspired Woody Allen?s film Stardust

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Bowiephiles

on March 08, 2003

I know all the best ways...

The current issue of NME includes the full listing of their 100 Best Albums Of All Time. The list was last compiled ten years ago, and once again the albums are chosen by NME's current writers. Three David Bowie albums make the list, and here is what they have to say about each:-

26: Low: - Influenced: Aphex Twin - Why it's great: Low is a classic example of drug addled alienation. - Best Track: Sound And Vision

43: Hunky Dory: - Influenced: Doves - Why it's great: Ranging from Changes pop genius to The Bewlay Brothers twisted folk, Hunky Dory is the

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on March 08, 2003
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Bowie Is 'best Live Act Of The Year' In Musikexpress

on March 07, 2003

You make me act real gone...

The March 2003 issue of Musikexpress, a monthly music magazine published in Germany, has the results of the readers poll we told you about back in January. (01/10/03 SNIPPET: BOWIEPHILES). BowieNetter Simone has very kindly translated some of the results for you, and here they are:-

Live Act Of The Year:

1. DAVID BOWIE
2. Red Hot Chili Peppers
3. Herbert Grönemeyer
4. Coldplay
5. Die Ärzte
6. Bruce Springsteen
7. Queens Of The Stone Age
8. Roger Waters
9. Moby
10. Die Toten Hosen

The Return Of The Thin White Duke!

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Db Ready To Rumble In Latest Journal

on March 07, 2003

I've got ninety-nine ways to play my guitar...

What's the link between David Bowie and... erm... Link Wray? Well it's not for me to say, but before you click on the image above to take you to David's latest journal, just try and have a little guess.

Has David recorded Raw Hide or the Batman Theme perhaps? Or maybe Mr Wray and Sailor share the same tailor? What about that rumoured family connection via a third uncle twice removed... admittedly it's a rumour I just started, but, whatever the truth, if you want to know for sure there's only one way to find out. };-)

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