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Fun Music Information -> David Essex

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Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: David Albert Cook. Submitted by: rockon

Singers Who Act:

Notable Acting Credits
Comments & Submitter Name
"That'll Be The Day; Stardust"Mostly famous for his one-hit (at least in America), "Rock-On", he played the lead role in the 1974 movie "That'll Be The Day" and its sequel. - British Bullcrap

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"He's A Rocker," The Vines"Rock On," David Essex
"House Is Rockin'," Stevie Ray Vaughan"Rock On," David Essex
"Got To Rock On," Kansas"Rock On," David Essex
"We Will Rock You," Queen"Rock On," David Essex

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Arica You Shine" originally "Africa You Shine"
Arica is a city in Chile.
Jamie Burke

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"City Alights" originally "City Lights"
Heather Brockwell
"City Plights" originally "City Lights"
Heather Brockwell
"City Slights" originally "City Lights"
Heather Brockwell
"City Blights" originally "City Lights"
"City Flights" originally "City Lights"

Change a Letter:

"Lock On" originally "Rock On"
"Africa You Whine" originally "Africa You Shine"
Renee Keener
"City Rights" originally "City Lights"
"City Tights" originally "City Lights"
"City Nights" originally "City Lights"

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.


Dec 16
a parody of "High Flying, Adored " by David Essex
Really funny parody of a song that was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice and originally performed by David Essex on the Soundtrack to the original london cast version of Evita (mp3)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"A Winter's Tale""Another Gale"Glynn Leaney
"A Winter's Tale""A Winter Sale"Glynn Leaney
"Rock On""Lockjaw"Alvin Rhodes
"Rock On""Whats On"Jason
"Rock On""Nixon"Alvin Rhodes
"Gonna Make You A Star""Gonna Take Off Her Bra"Phil Alexander
"Rock On""Rock Cod"Alvin Rhodes
"Rock On""Rock Cod"Alvin Rhodes
"Rock On""Vote On (Howard Dean)"Victor Fernando Magana

There are additional song parodies available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Gonna Make You A StarTalent ScoutClarinetMad

Misheard Lyrics:

"Falling Angels Riding"
Misheard Lyrics:
Riding in to July
Original Lyrics:
Riding in to the night
Misheard Lyrics:
The heat is
Original Lyrics:
"A Winter's Tale"
Misheard Lyrics:
The nights are golden now
Original Lyrics:
The nights are colder now
"Me and My Girl (Night-Clubbing)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now we're coming out to clay
Original Lyrics:
Now we're coming out to play
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"On and On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh let it ring
The magic a magician gets to sing
Let me be your blue-eyed parlor queen
You're on and on
Original Lyrics:
Oh let it ring
The magic a magician gets to sing
Let me be your blue-eyed harlequin
You're on and on

Story about this misheard lyric by: Claude

I honestly thought these were the lyrics for years and I wondered why David referred to himself as a "queen". It puzzled me and my mother since she heard it as well.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Rock On"
The Lyrics:
Still looking for that blue jean, baby queen
Prettiest girl I ever seen
See her shake on the movie screen, Jimmy Dean
James Dean
Who They Mention:
James Dean
Submitted by: FussBudget

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Rock On"
The Song Lyrics:
Summertime blues, jump up and down
In the blue suede shoes
Song They Mention:
"Summertime Blues" by Blue Cheer; "Blue Suede Shoes" by Carl Perkins
Submitted by: dxman

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Rock On"
Opening Lines:
Hey, kid, rock and roll, rock on, ooh my soul.
Submitted by: Brit Boxx

Song Title Space Change:

"Lamp, Light!" originally "Lamplight"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

Band Name Anagrams:

Eva D's Sex Id Submitted by: Victoria Abbot
Diva's Sex Ed Submitted by: Victoria Abbot
Dave's Sex Id Submitted by: Victoria Abbot
Sax Devised Submitted by: Karen
Ed's Avid Sex Submitted by: Hannah Bullecter

Song Title Anagrams:

"No Cork" originally "Rock On"
Submitted by: Alexis

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"A Tinter's Wail" originally "A Winter's Tale"
Submitted by: Jamie Burke

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