Do you remember a guy that's been, In such an early song...
The 4th edition of
The Bowie feature is pictorially heavy but as entertaining as it is, doesn't really provide any new information. The article includes an informative discography of the early singles with a price guide that offers this warning about the UK picture sleeve of the 1969 promo version of 'Space Oddity': "The Ã‚Â£3,000-rated pic sleeve editions are regarded with suspicion by collectors." And I have to admit that I am one of those not convinced the thing is legitimate.
Another item I have regarded with suspicion since I first heard of its existence has also managed to get a half-page feature within the news section of the magazine. "Intrepid Bowie chronicler Andy Barding" (it says here), is convinced that Canadian and US versions of The Konrads' 'I Didn't Know How Much' feature the talents of Mr Bowie himself.
Unfortunately, the hapless punter who bought a spare copy from Mr Barding for Ã‚Â£300 didn't know how much either. How much money he was wasting on the practically worthless disc that is. To clear this one up for good, I asked David about his involvement...he offered this advice:
"It is absolutely NOT me. I left before this record got made. Keep your wallet shut."
So now you know...anybody remember David John & The Mood? Say no more!
After the Bowie feature there is a full-page ad for