Rock On (David Essex album)

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Rock On
Studio album by David Essex
Released 1973
Genre Rock, glam rock
Length 34:42
Label Columbia
Producer Jeff Wayne
David Essex chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Rock On is the debut album of singer/songwriter David Essex. Its lead single and title track, "Rock On", is still Essex's best known song in the United States.[2] "Lamplight" was also a hit, and the album contains three covers.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by David Essex; except where indicated

  1. "Lamplight"
  2. "Turn Me Loose" (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman)
  3. "On and On"
  4. "Streetfight"
  5. "Rock On"
  6. "Ocean Girl"
  7. "Bring in the Sun" (Jeff Wayne, Tony Hertz)
  8. "For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her" (Paul Simon)
  9. "We All Insane"
  10. "Tell Him No" (Travis Pritchett)
  11. "Sept. 15th"



  1. ^ Thompson, Dave. "David Essex: Rock On > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 1 September 2011.
  2. ^ The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll. 2001 edition.