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Angeles Weather

Rockin Time

Angeles City

6 years 5 months and 9 days of absolute, pure enjoyment and passion.

I am now a coconut water junkie.

Almost 50 years of drinking had finally taken its toll and now I had to weather the consequences, which in this case was a category 5 typhoon.

What does the word weight really mean?

Back in the early seventies,we had a booking in Ireland and took the ferry from Holyhead in North Wales, to Dun Laoghaire. 

The workers were building the new parking spaces today opposite Midnight Rock, and boy, did they look thirsty! I invited them over for a few beers and they were happy!


A painter paints pictures on canvas, whereas musicians paint their pictures on silence.

1 month before I was born, Bill Haley was greeted by 5,000 fans , when he arrived from New York on the liner Queen Elizabeth at Southampton, for his debut UK concert tour on this day, 5 February  in 1957. Haley was the first American rock artist to tour the UK

Every dog, so they say, has its day, and this one certainly has had his!  A shaggy dog story with a (hopefully) happy ending.  Yet another gaffe in the literary department that I trust you will disregard in this instance.

I have made many mistakes on this long rocky road, but then again, maybe it's better to forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Nothing to do with Fishy Loaves, but instead last Thursday at Midnight Rock I met Verne, (on the left) who came to see the show, and who apparently sang with the 60's singing group 'The Miracles'.

One of life's great mysteries has puzzled me since I was kid. I've often been accused of having strange thoughts and ideals, and nothing is stranger than the thought that I had at a young age concerning the concept of life within life.

Known as the father of American music,  Stephen Foster wrote more than 200 songs including "Oh! Susanna," "Camptown Races," "Old Folks at Home," "My Old Kentucky Home," "Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair," "Old Black Joe," and "Beautiful Dreamer."

What makes you believe that the country that you were born in ‘belongs’ to you?

Tchaikovsky was an incredible musician and one who inspired me greatly in my early classical training at the Royal School of Music in London

I have always liked the anomalies of the English language, in fact I've always been interested in languages, I appreciate the art and cunning of linguistics. Indeed, I've often been called a cunning linguist.

Revenge is sweet, and the courts, and of course the public, value the 'eye for an eye' mentality. Consequently, isn't the court or executioner of the would-be murderer equally guilty of murder, and so should themselves be executed? Where would it end?

The social discourse of two differing nations.

 They are another infamous family that are a part of the elite who run this world that we live in. They have been in control of the world for a very long time, their tentacles reaching into many aspects of our daily lives.


Lavern Baker believed in luck. She certainly had lots of luck, she had the best and the worst of luck.

A house fit for The King! Elvis and Priscilla’s Palm Springs honeymoon home for sale for $9.5m (complete with rock and roll memorabilia)

There can be no other conclusion than murder.

Take a look at this, BEFORE you post....

Happy Xmas

That night, his amplifier broke down just before going on stage and he asked if he could borrow mine. I was awe-struck and of course agreed without hesitation. It was a great gig! And a tour that I will never forget.

And in celebration of his hits such as 'Johnny B Goode', 'Roll over Beethoven', I will of course be playing some Jerry Lee Lewis!

On October 10, 1886 The first tuxedo jacket was worn to the autumn ball at Tuxedo Park, NY.

It is generally thought that the islands are mythical.

United States and British spy agencies have invested billions of dollars towards efforts to make online privacy obsolete.

The idea of virtual customers becomes a more and more interesting phenomenon that warrants more deliberation….

It is all being read in all parts of the world and especially here in the Philippines.

Happy Birthday Sir Richard Branson!

I wonder how many bars you recognise?

Life is life. It matters not, to me what size the host of that life is.

The Teddy Boy March


Picketts Lock, May 15th, 1976

On Friday 21 December, 2012, The world will end.

December 6 in History

That's life, you've got to take the rough with the rough...

Did the piano smile?" he asks. "I don't know - it might have."

Yes indeed. in 1989, Rockin Dave played for Charlton Athletic F.C. in South London, UK.

The 'Official' poster for Rockin Daves tour of USSR in 1991. Those astute viewers will notice that Rockin Dave is not a guitar player. Much less a left handed one!!!

Oral sex is good for women's health and makes you feel happier.

However, I am pleased to say that I am on the mend already, and will definitely be on form for this coming Thursday night.

May your day, be a Shay Day.

In 1960, when Elvis was at his post-military trimmest, he weighed a little over 12 stone. When he died, in 1977, he weighed just under 19 stone.

Most customers would never stoop to such petty pilfering.


Naked Prince Harry photos published online

The clues that leave no doubt that Elvis did not die on August 16, 1977?

Elvis Presley died at Graceland on August 16, 1977. He was 42 years old.

Rockin Dave lived in Finland from 1976-1982 where he led a very successful life never out of the public eye.

Her lips are moving!

On 2nd of August 1819, the first parachute jump from a balloon was made by Charles Guille in New York City. 


This post is not a complaint or rant, just an observation, which I decided to share with you guys.

Now imagine owning your own private bank. It’s like a blinding flash of the obvious, isn’t it?

I have been asked many times to put on more shows at Midnight Rock.

For Sale: Parachute. Only used once, never opened, small stain.

Don’t put yourself in a situation where you might be a suspect or arrested.

Whereas, on 28 June 2012, Rockin Dave will be performing at Midnight Rock Club, Angeles City, Philippines, at 8pm-ish!

Please have a look at the Midnight Rock Website, I've been building since the late 1980's. It's filled with facts about Rock & Roll, Current Events, Philippines Information, Legal Stories, News, Photos, (old and new), Videos, Music Downloads, Photos of Angeles in 1980's, Jokes & Trivia etc., etc.

Rockin Dave is a serious musician, who studied classical piano at the Royal school of music and jazz composition under the guide of one of Finland's top conductor/arrangers -Paul Fagerlund.

BE THERE!- (or don't).Frown

Welcome one and all.

Cadillac Car

Not how it should be done.......

Gary Connery in world's first skydive without parachute

When I was Skydiving, they told me that low hook turns were dangerous!!!!!!!!!

It seems that every time Prince Philip opens is mouth, he puts he foot in it.

You will see them on the forefront of every situation where people are faced with a calamity.

There are laws on the books in your country that can ruin you financially and put you away permanently.

When night falls in Manila, a wave of young people scurry into the skyscrapers which criss-cross the city.

Ferdinand Marcos had declared Martial Law on Sept. 21, 1972 and all Jacinto family assets were forcibly seized and placed under military control, including two of RJ’s radio stations, DZRJ and DZUW. The family’s executives were jailed with no charges.

If you want to own yourself, rather than be a programed service automation, start walking.

Anyone that is in the company of a child under the age of 12, or a minor who is 10 years your junior can be arrested and imprisoned.

Father Lee first met his love Josephina in a bar called Shinju No Mori, meaning "Forest of the Pearls."

I knew it all along..............

Learning a second language can boost brain power, scientists believe.


I should be extremely brainy in that case, as I speak 3 languages: English, Finnish and Rubbish.

'Expect more online attacks' Anonymous hackers say

"The Father of Loud" for inventing the Marshall amplifier, was 88 years old.

The government will be able to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visits of everyone in the UK under new legislation set to be announced soon. 

It has come to the attention of Midnight Rock that there is a rock n roll copycat about....

* Not only was Elvis a direct descendant of Abraham Lincoln's great-great grandfather, Isaiah Harrison, he was also a distant cousin of Jimmy Carter. 

* Elvis never recorded any of Rockin Dave’s songs.


That's the good news!! - The bad news is that it's an ILLEGAL release!!!

Is it so far fetched to imagine people being forcibly implanted with microchips under the mental health act?

The girls make for the internet cafes to fix up their next customer.

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