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David Essex

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David Essex: Jesus Rocks On!

Interview by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, 1 September 1973

"Hey, shout summertime bluesJump up and down in blue suede shoes" ...

Stardust (Dir. Michael Apted)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, 12 October 1974

Stardust: the heavy side of pop ...

David Essex: The Busy Mr Essex

Interview by Ray Fox-Cumming, Disc, 2 November 1974

MR ESSEX, I Presume? One could be forgiven for asking the question because, caught unawares in his dressing room for the 45 show, he looks ...

David Essex: Roll On For The Main Attraction

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, 20 September 1975

JUST OFF the Fulham Road, round the corner from an old cinema that Manticore have converted into a hollow rehearsal hall, David Essex sits in ...

David Essex: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, 25 October 1975

I DONT know how he does it. Five weeks later David Essex ended his British tour with a five night run at the Hammersmith Odeon ...

David Essex: Danger In The Fairground

Interview by Stephen Demorest, Circus, 20 January 1976

"I'VE ALWAYS gone against trying to be something I'm not," says David Essex, the British pop idol who is lounging in a suite of Coventry's ...

David Essex: Earl's Court, London

Live Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 22 May 1976

FOUR TIMES AT his Earls Court, London, show on Saturday night, David Essex strikingly fused the electric atmosphere of theatre with rock. The effect was ...

David Essex: Essex Dons The Motley Again

Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 29 May 1976

DAVID ESSEX: 'I'm going to do a kind of rock revue in a West End theatre. It'll be incredible – I've got so many bizarre ...

The Real Thing haven't souled out

Interview by David Hancock, Record Mirror, 5 June 1976

HOW MANY British black groups can you name? Still counting on one hand eh? Well you can now add the Real Thing to that list ...

David Essex: Out On The Street (CBS) ****

Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, 16 October 1976

DAVID ESSEX has arrived at a most interesting junction in his career. Standing at the crossroads, his fourth studio album paints a versatile self-portrait of ...

David Essex: Home On The Road

Profile and Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 13 November 1976

"THE TIMES they are a-changin" ...and David Essex is changing with them. ...

David Essex: Manchester Palace, Manchester

Live Review by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 13 November 1976

CLEAN ROCK from the super slick, sadly lackadaisical David Essex Band at the plush Manchester Palace is a harmless way to waste a few hollow ...

Who The Hell Does David Essex Think He Is?

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Q, February 1991

DAVID ESSEX KNOWS all about the pressures that go with being an international star but still manages to keep a friendly smile on his face ...

David Essex

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music, 2001

b. David Albert Cook, 23 July 1947, London, England ...

Mike Ross-Trevor: "Are We Rolling?"

Interview by Paul Gorman, The Word, May 2004

In forty years of recording everyone from Dylan and Hendrix to Abba and Lena Zavaroni, a studio engineer sees a lot of strange things. ...


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