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New David Asks

on January 21, 2003

I, I can remember (I remember)...

A new David Asks will be posted sometime later today, so keep your eye out by clicking on the image above. This one will take you as far back as you care to remember.

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Sorry For The Glitch

on January 21, 2003

Like that sailor leaves, come back again...

I'm sure one or two of you noticed that BowieNet has been out of action for a couple of days... But it all seems to be running quite smoothly now, so I think it's safe to say we're back to normal. When I asked the technical bods what the problem had been they tried to blame DB, when I protested his innocence they admitted it had really been the Data Base! };-)

Anyway, as I say, it all seems to be running fine again now, so I've filled in the news gaps that I hadn't been able to fill since Saturday.

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Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders Form Mars - The Motion Picture

on January 21, 2003

EMI Catalogue are proud to announce the release of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars ? The Motion Picture on 24th March 2003. Available on double CD, double vinyl and DVD, the soundtrack has been completely remixed for stereo and 5.1 by Tony Visconti and the film footage has been entirely remastered and reworked.

Available for the first time on CD here are the concert introductions along with David?s between the song chat. The famous farewell speech (unedited) is included, alongside the full length version of the track The Width Of A Circle.

The DVD includes a new 5.1 surround sound

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George Remembers Gilly And Lou Is Irritated In Mojo

on January 20, 2003

That MOJO feature and George's Gilly badge yesterday.

Jamming good with Weird and Gilly...

In a regular feature called The Buzz, in the Collections section of the current MOJO, the magazine considers George Underwood's Ziggy Collection set of enamel badges (10/06/02 NEWS: GEORGE UNDERWOOD ZIGGY SET AVAILABLE NOW) collectable enough to warrant a feature. After a brief bit of background history, George explained to MOJO how he may have been responsible for inspiring the inclusion of Gilly in Ziggy's band:

My cousin introduced me to a bunch of bikers when I was 15 and one of them was called

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Douglas Herrick, Father Of The Jackalope, Is Dead

on January 19, 2003

Douglas Herrick, proudly displays two of
his creations hot off the production line.

Goodbye Mr Herrick...

Douglas Herrick, creator of the jackalope, died of bone and lung cancer on January 6th aged 82. The latter-day Frankenstein first hit upon the idea for what is possibly Wyoming's most successful export as far back as 1932!

His brother, Ralph, explains how the pair first stumbled upon the idea when they had returned from hunting one day all those years ago: "We just throwed the dead jack rabbit in the shop when we come in and it slid on the floor right up against a pair of deer horns we

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