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David Essex (performer)
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Title
The collection
Performer
David Essex
Publisher
Castle, 1990
1 cd
Playing time
01:16:49
EAN
5013428732489
CDR
JK54246
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P - Populaire muziek (Flemish music schema)

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About David Essex

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David Essex (born David Albert Cook; 23 July 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, and actor. Since the 1970s, he has attained 19 Top 40 singles in the UK (including two number ones) and 16 Top 40 albums. Internationally, Essex had the most success with his 1973 single "Rock On". He has also had an extensive career as an actor.

Life and career

Early life

Essex was born in Plaistow, Essex (now a neighbourhood in the London Borough of Newham, included within Greater London on 1 April 1965). His father, Albert, was an East End docker and his mother, Olive (née Kemp), was a self-taught pianist and an Irish Traveller. His grandfather, Thomas Kemp, was nicknamed "Philimore", which was the anglicised version of "Philly Mor" – being Irish for "Big Philly". Essex was two years old when his parents moved out of the overcrowded home the family was sharing…Read more on Wikipedia