How Rock N Roll Changed My Life

Monday, 6 February 2017

To celebrate the book hitting its target, here's a video from Dave on how rock n roll changed his life. 

Dave says: 

"I still vividly remember hearing for the first time the music of Buddy Holly, Elvis and Cliff Richard and The Shadows. It had a massive impact on me. I finally knew what I wanted to do, who I wanted to be and how I could express myself.

It wasn't just the sound but also the look; their clothes, their hair and their instruments. These guys sounded out of this world and looked great. 

It's too easy to focus just on Elvis, who was of course a rock giant, but for me it's Cliff Richard and The Shadows who had the greatest impact on how I played, how I looked and what I did on stage. Hank's guitar playing was, and still is, amazing.

Watching Cliff and The Shadows on a small black and white TV in mum and dad's front room, was like entering another world. One where anything was possible and anyone could do anything, and I did just that."
 

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Comments

Tim Daines
Tim Daines says:

Looking forward to reading all about it !

February 06, 2017

GREG WOOLLISCROFT
GREG WOOLLISCROFT says:

I could listen to Dave talk all day....so interesting....

February 06, 2017

Julie Willia
Julie Willia says:

He's a great bloke,very genuine and down to earth,he makes the guitar talk!!!!!!

February 06, 2017

Ralf Kotzur
Ralf Kotzur says:

Great Stories...hope to read a lot about pruduction and last but not least:Earls Court!!! Why was there never a Video/Album etc. from this special event. Please Dave,shed some light on this.

February 06, 2017

Alun Taylor
Alun Taylor says:

was this filmed before his recent accident ? as he is not wearing a sling ? Good luck with the book Dave , Im Looking forward to reading it .
Alun Taylor

February 06, 2017

David Shell
David Shell says:

I can't wait for the book Dave is a great story teller not on ly with his guitar but with words as well.

Dave Shell

February 06, 2017

ALAN TUCKER
ALAN TUCKER says:

Hi Dave...thanks for whetting my appetite....can't wait for the BIG read...kor

Ps...hope the arm is mending well...looking forward to seeing you back on stage.

Alan Tucker

February 06, 2017

Michael Wilkins
Michael Wilkins says:

Great insight Into your beginnings Dave. Love your passion for the music and in particular the melody. So looking forward to the book.
Rockon Michael Wilkins

February 07, 2017

John Dalton
John Dalton says:

Should do a Short Tour "An Evening with Dave Hill" similar to what "Noddy" did a couple of years ago

February 07, 2017

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