DJ Derek

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I meant to put a post up about this one ages ago….
  
DJ Derek is a 68 year old ( no joke ) DJ who is a regular at the ‘big chill’ and ‘bestival’ festivals in england. I had the good fortune of catching him in dublin recently at the Bernard Shaw. I do not say this lightly now, the guy is an absolute legend !   
  
Playing reggae , funk and soul…..he had the whole place going when i walked in the door. The tunes were rolling one after the other, everyone dancing, shaking and grooving away .
 
The MC’ing though……you really have to hear it to believe it ! One minute he has a classic english accent, then a JAMAICAN LILT M’ON !!!! Hahahaha…
 
Here’s a picture of me and the the man himself out in the beer garden . .  (even though the lighting kinda says : ‘strip club’ )  
 
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The coolest Grandad EVER ! 
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~ by cathalorourke on June 26, 2009.

One Response to “DJ Derek”

  1. nice blog mate. just checking it out now.

    will be playing bernard shaw on september 25th if you’re around.
    cheers
    c

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