Good Ol Rock & Roll - David Essex - David Essex (Cassette, Album)

Total Length: Genres: Pop. Customer reviews. How does Amazon calculate star ratings? The model takes into account factors including the age of a rating, whether the ratings are from verified purchasers, and factors that establish reviewer trustworthiness. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Verified Purchase. Flash from the past, this album still hits the mark. This was David Essex's second album and while he was certainly in full teenage idol mode at this point, it is certainly an album with hidden depths and a surprising amount of credibility.

For a few years, Essex put out some pretty good material, all self-penned too. The commercial cover does the album no favours.

Gonna Make You A Star 2. Window 3. I Know 4. There's Something About You Baby 5. Good Ol' Rock 'N' Roll 6. America 7. Dance Little Girl 8. Ooh Darling 9. Miss Sweetness Stardust "Gonna Make You A Star" was a huge number one hit and extremely catchy and singalong it was too, with a classic keyboard riff. Lyrically, it was a wry, somewhat cynical observation by Essex on the nature of the stardom that he already had.

The record is out in Europe but remains unreleased in America, though Essex hopes to make a distribution deal soon. Lately, building an American audience has become a priority. I should have put the emphasis on America a little earlier — toured there or done something.

But I never did. I was bemused by that kind of bedroom-poster image, but it was the last thing I wanted to promote. Don't want to see ads? Upgrade Now. Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. Go directly to shout page. View full artist profile. View all similar artists. View all trending tracks. Loading player…. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date April 27, Track Listing. Rock On. David Essex. Gonna Make You a Star.

Hold Me Close. Rolling Stone. Rock On David Essex. Stardust David Essex.

Not to be confused with David Essex's fine Rock On album from , Collectables' Rock On is a budget-priced, hastily assembled ten-song collection that draws from Essex's first three albums. From Rock On are the title track -- Essex's biggest hit and a wonderful blend of Jeff Wayne's inventive production and arrangement and Essex's pure pop songcraft and glam sensibility -- "Lamplight," and 6/

8 thoughts on “Good Ol Rock & Roll - David Essex - David Essex (Cassette, Album)

  1. I have had this album on vinal since It was great to get it on CD, thanks to Amazon, a CD that has also been remastered. All tracks are great David Essex hits but I got it for the best track, track 12, CITY LIGHTS. Get it, if only for this track/5(11).
  2. David Essex discography and songs: Music profile for David Essex, born 23 July Genres: Pop, Pop Rock, Glam Rock. Albums include The War of the Worlds, Rock On, and All This and World War II.
  3. David Essex, an Album by David Essex. Released 27 September on CBS (catalog no. S ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Pop Rock. Featured peformers: David Essex (lead vocals, percussion, writer), Barry de Souza (drums), Mike Thorne (aka_text {bass guitar} role_id aka_text), Herbie Flowers (aka_text {bass guitar} role_id aka_text), Chris Spedding (guitar), Mark Griffiths (guitar), Ray.
  4. David Essex's first notable acting role was the lead in the stage musical, Godspell in Two years later, he starred in the film That'll Be The Day () and recorded a major hit single, "Rock On" (which he wrote himself), in the same year.
  5. Release Details. Artist: David Essex Album: On Tour Year: Label: CBS Records. Length: 72 min 28 sec. Subgenres. Pop. Pop/Rock. Rock. Record Quality. Bitrate:
  6. 5. Good Ol' Rock 'N' Roll 6. America 7. Dance Little Girl 8. Ooh Darling 9. Miss Sweetness Stardust "Gonna Make You A Star" was a huge number one hit and extremely catchy and singalong it was too, with a classic keyboard riff. Lyrically, it was a wry, somewhat cynical observation by Essex on the nature of the stardom that he already had.5/5(8).
  7. Dec 18,  · Watch David Essex - Rock On - The Madgypsy on Dailymotion. The midnight special Late Night's Original Rock & Roll Show Free PDF.
  8. David Essex has had some success in England in the role of Jesus in "Godspell" and as the composer-performer of a hit single, "Rock On." I listened to the latter on this album, and my conclusion is that if this is what the English consider music then they are in the dark for more reasons than an Energy Crisis.

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