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The Secret Life of John Rowles Television (Full Length) – 2008 Documentary

The Secret Life of John Rowles

Television (Full Length) – 2008 Documentary

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At last the complete stage by stage story of johns career. It was good to see he wasn't derailed by a marijuana conviction etc..like another huge talent of the 70's Bunny Walters... who was every bit as talented as John Rowles. John has a voice that is on a parr with the great Elvis Presley. If he had of stayed in london he could have had more mega hits etc... but he went to hawaii and enjoyed him self, fair enough. I admire John because he has looked after him self and is fairly clean cut. Squandering all the money he made... makes it quite clear that he did lose the plot big time, when others that havn't been blessed with such rare talent struggle every day to earn a few dollars. He could have invested the millions on projects for youth etc in NZ... but his legacy will now be just music and showbiz success . What a great doco!... and john rowles take a bow... you earned it.

Floyd Clotworthy

Floyd Clotworthy 26 Mar 2011 - 11.16am

You have stil got it John, loved your concert in Auckland last friday.
The first time I went to your concert I was 28 and I am still going and loving it!!!

Marina Arnold

Marina Arnold 16 Aug 2011 - 07.50pm

Have just found this documentary. Loved it and love him. Great memories of our time together. Wendy and Douggie Reece. xxxx

Wendy & Douggie Reece

Wendy & Douggie Reece 5 Nov 2011 - 11.46pm

crooners were replaced by rockstars. He took the short stick of a dying genre.

Robb

Robb 26 Dec 2011 - 12.34am

Hi John I cant wait to see you in Ipswich i have seen all your concets on the gold coast.Keep up the good work.You should be very proud John,you made it.
Gwendoline

gwendoline

gwendoline 20 Mar 2012 - 02.41pm

John this an old friend of yours in South Africa , Don Fouche Clifford, I will never forget you and how much you meat to me both you and Kimo McVay Bless his soul , Ha ha the horse riding incident in Johannesburg , also never to forgotten fun moment

Don Clifford  ( Fouche )

Don Clifford ( Fouche ) 20 Mar 2012 - 11.01pm

Please love to see you again my friend , one of the greatest singers I know

Don Clifford  ( Fouche )

Don Clifford ( Fouche ) 20 Mar 2012 - 11.03pm

TO FLOYD: JOHN HAS LEFT AN INCREDIBLE LEGACY WITH HIS MUSIC AND HAS BROUGHT A LOT OF JOY TO MANY PEOPLE'S LIVES. DOES IT REALLY MATTER IF HE DIDN'T SET UP A YOUTH CENTRE OR PLOUGH HIS MONEY INTO CHARITABLE CAUSES? HE HAS BROUGHT BEAUTIFUL, SOUL TOUCHING MUSIC TO MILLIONS OF PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD OVER THE LAST 48 YEARS AND HE IS TO BE CONGRATULATED ON NEVER GIVING UP. HE ALWAYS GET RIGHT BACK UP AGAIN AND KEEPS GOING. THANK YOU TO JOHN FOR BRINGING SO MUCH BEAUTY TO THE WORLD THROUGH YOUR INCREDIBLE VOICE AND SONGS. I WILL MISS YOU NOW THAT YOU ARE RETIRING BUT I WILL CONTINUE TO PLAY YOUR MUSIC.

ANN

ANN 25 Mar 2012 - 12.01am

I have loved John for 30 years and have seen him 10 wonderful times every time as good as the one before and will see his shows in Aussie as much as i can . what an amazing voice

Elaine Smith

Elaine Smith 10 Apr 2012 - 11.39pm

Big fan for 40 yrs. Met JR or HC(hairy chest) as I call him 12 yrs ago and stayed at same hotel in Brisbane. JR took me and my pal out for dinner. What a gorgeous guy he is and so funny.He sang One Day specially for me as it's always been one of my fav songs. Looking forward to him coming to the UK soon. Ginny BB

Virginia Pullen

Virginia Pullen 7 Aug 2012 - 11.33pm

great documentry great guy loved every show weve been to. Eileen OConnor Australia

eileen oconnor

eileen oconnor 7 Oct 2012 - 01.46pm

I met John Rowles and my heart breaks when I found out he has retired I will always love him till I die Linda

Linda Vella

Linda Vella 3 Nov 2012 - 01.17am

When is John Rowles coming to Brisbane all my LOVE Linda

Linda Vella

Linda Vella 3 Nov 2012 - 11.15am

John has a beautiful voice and I am really enjoying his "Hits
Collection". My ukulele group are working on perfecting Cheryl Moana Marie. Bless you John!

Helen Huff

Helen Huff 31 Jan 2013 - 03.29pm

The most successfull international entertainer that has ever left our shores. His voice sets my heart on fire, with the magical depth of feeling that only John Rowles has. What a beautiful man, heart and soul. God Bless You

Lyn C

Lyn C 3 Jul 2013 - 10.26pm

I fell for his voice, his looks and a beautiful tenderness he brings to heart. All these years later, I still get goose bumps when I hear him sing, he brings tears of joy listening to him. Thank you so much for sharing your gift of looks and voice. Love you .

Lillian

Lillian 6 Nov 2013 - 07.21am

John and I had a relationship during his years in Hawaii. My name is Bev Brooks & when my parents came to Hawaii~ John asked for my hand~ during a show at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel. We never took it further than that but, we were in love and I have wonderful memories of our time together. Please give John my best wishes & Aloha.

Bev Brooks Nevin

Bev Brooks Nevin 14 Nov 2013 - 07.45pm

I was 15 years old when I saw the first John album in a Milan (Italy) shop in 1969, I bought it and listened (singing with my bad english without lyrics!) many and many and many times! I missed John's show on Italian television...With many great sung by John I think that there are few very great melodic songs: 'Strangers in the night' and "My way" by Frank Sinatra, 'One day" by John, 'Father and son' by Cat Stevens and 'Il nostro concerto' by Umberto Bindi. Great John!

Arnaldo Demetrio

Arnaldo Demetrio 5 Aug 2014 - 08.57pm

I first fell in love with the voice of John Rowles in 1974 at the age of 14. I had never heard of this guy before, in fact, I didn't even know what he looked like. 36 years on, I finally got to see him performing in Ipswich, Queensland and have followed his tours throughout Australia and New Zealand ever since. After 4 years of chasing my musical passion, I finally took the plunge and moved to New Zealand in 2014 so that I could further contribute to the making of his music. John has such a great love and enthusiasm for life and for making people happy. He's bursting with energy and ideas and you never know what he'll come up with next or even guess the places where he'll perform. He's an extraordinary man and a true professional at everything he creates. I love him to bits and I truly don't know anyone quite like him.

Caroline Wells

Caroline Wells 14 Jul 2015 - 03.47am

tut tut

Iesha Parsons

Iesha Parsons 25 Jun 2017 - 08.42pm

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