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Happy Birthday Derrick McKenzie

Added on Tuesday 27 March 2007, 07:17 (BST)
Derrick McKenzie

This is a quick message to say happy birthday to long time Jamiroquai drummer Derrick McKenzie, who is 43 years old today (Tuesday).

UPDATE: Derrick has posted a thank you message at his MySpace blog, and this message exclusive to the visitors to funkin.com...

Hi David and Sharon and all of you lovely fantastic fans!!!!!!!I Would just like to say a massive massive thank you to all of you out there who sent me great and fantastic birthday wishes today,  it has been a great day today and I have spent a great time reading all of your wonderful messages.  It definately  makes me want to carry on even if we are not on the road or not recording!!!!!!!!!I Would like to send a massive thank you to all of you who have kept in contact with me over the years and months to keep up the spirit of the band and having faith in the band.  Today is a special day for me as I have been in the band for a long time and still I am appreciated by all of you and respected by all of you this means a hell of a lot to me to be perfectly honest and I will do my upmost best to keep the music alive for all of you.I Thank you all from the bottom of my heart and look forward to seeing you all in the very near future!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Much love and respect my friends!!!!!!!!!DerrickXXXXX

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Happy b'day DERRICK!!!
Wish you a many many happy returns of the day. May God bless you with health, wealth and prosperity in your life !
thx for bein a so special friend, much luv, as always

FRA xxx

Derrick - hope you have THE most fantastic day today - HAPPY BIRTHDAY - and thanks for all the great music you've given us over the years :) :) :)

SAMANTHA

Derrick, you are a legend - happy birthday!! :)

Wish you a Happy Birthday Derrick!!!
Hope you'll celebrate it well because you deserve it!! (and I'm joining the Aries league because you're one day and a few years older than me!)
A hug from me to you and all your band lads, not forgetting Jay;) ISABELLE

A huge Happy Birthday to you Derrick. Enjoy your well deserved break. I look forward to your future work!!!

Happy Birthday Derrick!!! Hope you have a fantastic, jolly day! Save a bit of cake for me ;)
xxxxxx

happy birthdayderrick. you are the best

Have a wonderful birthday Derrick, many many many happy wishes for health, happiness and continued funkiness.

Such a lovely grin Derrick - with much love from all of my family - Heather

Happy BirthDay Mr.DERRICK - The Unbreakable!
You are the beating heart of Jamiroquai and a veteran, GOD BLESS YOU, forever!


MUCH LOVE xxx

Happy Birthday Mr D. I wish you a day full of love and sweet!

Vere

happy birthday

Happy Birthdayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!happy wishes for you ^^

happy bday...don't get too drunk :P
xxx

As we say in Portugal, Parabens a você nesta data querida Derrick :)

As we say in Portugal, Parabens a você nesta data querida Derrick :)

Happy Birthday Derrick!!!
I wish you all the best!
Angie xxx

Derrick, Have a great birthday, and thankyou for all the wonderful years of quality wicked music.
Happy Birthday.

Have a great day Derrick!!
Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday Derrick :)

D!

Happy Birthday Derrick!

All the best, Derrick! Much love, Meike x

H A P P Y B I R T H D A Y ! ! !
just like wine... going better with the years.
you keep the beat in my heart Mr McKenzie, best wishes...

Birthday Blessings from Orange County CA.....

Keep on Rockin'!!!!!!!!!!!!!

HAPPYBIRTHDAY!!!

I`M CRAVING TO LISTEN TO YOUR DRUMING IN KOREA!!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. MCKENZIE!!!
THE DRUMMER OF THE CENTURY.
FINE REGARDS FROM MEXICO CITY.

Listen to Just Another Story and die...(musically speaking) :)

Happy Birthday Derrick!!!!
Feliz Cumpleaños!!!!! Best wishes!!!!!!!!!!!!

happy birthday Derrik!

ALLES GUTE ZUM GEBURTSTAG!

enjoy YOUR Day mr.mc kenzie!
hope u have a relaxing time :)
all the best from austria
xx Sandra xx

Happy Birthday man

keep up the work looking forward to hearing you do your stuff on the new album whenever it comes out that is if it comes out :S

Happy Birfday!
Mr Indefatagable!!!!!

Keep it Funky!!!

Happy birthday, Derrick

Happy Birthday D!

All the best wishes coming from Brazil!!!

Happy Birthday Mr D! exactly a week before mine :) have a good one mate! hope you're enjoying some well deserved time off :)

Keep those funky licks comin!

Happy Birthday Derrick :)

Happy Birthday mate! Your huge contribution to to the rhythm section, giving it the funk that is needed is remembered! God bless you and your family!

J.

Happy birthday Derrik!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for keeping it funky for all of us, for so many years...THANKS! My heart, and all my love...

Happy Birthday big man!Enjoy the day! :-)

Happy Birthday Derrick, big wishes from Buffel

Derrick has posted the following message on his MySpace page...

27 Mar 2007 - thank you all so much!!!!!!!!!!!

HI GUYS I WOULD JUST LIKE TO SAY TO ALL OF YOU THANK YOU SO SO SO SO MUCH FOR SENDING ME MY BIRTHDAY WISHES TODAY BY MY SPACE TO MY PHONE TO MY EMAIL I HAVE HAD LOTS OF BIRTHDAY WISHES AND IT REALLY MAKES ME APPRECIATE YOU GUYS EVEN MORE ITS SUCH A FANTASTIC FEELING AND YOU HAVE ALL MADE MY DAY SO MUCH BETTER AND MORE ENJOYABLE. I LOVE YOU ALL AND THANK YOU ALL ONCE AGAIN, I MUST GIVE A BIG SHOUT OUT TO THE ITALIAN FANS WHO SENT ME MESSAGES ALL DAY ITS FANTASTIC,
MUCH LOVE TO ALL YOU FANS AND I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL VERY VERY VERY SOON.

CHEERS
DERRICK
XXXXXX

Happy Birthday! Love your drumming and keep it coming, hope you've had a great day! :-)

Happy Birthday Derrick!!wish you smiles, cake, and friends :o)

Joyeux anniversaire !!!! from France !

Happy B-day Mr Derrick!!! I wish you all the best and OF COURSE we love you and respect you, you're the man!! and I hope you will continue in the band for many many years more ;)

Happy Birthday Derrick McKenzie!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We love you.. i with you the best!
Thank for those fantastic years with Jamiroquai :)

Happy Birthday!! Have fun & enjoy!!
Hope to see you all in the States again after your break!!

Big happy birthday coming from the The University of Alabama... I just played my first gig and you have to know that you guys inspire me every time I play.

FELIZ CUMPLEANOS DERRICK, SIGUE ASI! NECESITAMOS MAS DE TUS RITMOS, Y GRACIAS POR SEGUIR ADELANTE CON JAMIROQUAI POR TANTO TIEMPO!!!!

derrick, i smile every time i hear your hi-hat patterns in just another story. sickness!

a bit late but anyways

HAVE A GREAT BIRTHDAY DERRICK, I WISH I CAN PLAY THE DRUMMS AS YOU DO¡¡¡¡¡¡¡

KEEP ON GROOVIN¡¡¡
I WISH YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY AND U NEVER STOP TO PLAY IN ONE OF THE BEST BANDS OF ALL THE TIMES.
BEST WISHES FROM ARGENTINA
rodolfo

Happy birthday,dear Derrick, all most most!!!

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