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  Roger Daltrey - Biography - AOL Music
Who lead singer Roger Daltrey forged a parallel solo career beginning in 1973, when the group had begun to fall apart in the aftermath of Quadrophenia.
Over time, Daltrey developed into one of rock's most powerful lead vocalists, a position to which he staked his claim on the Who's 1971 masterpiece Who's Next; his onstage persona was one of macho swagger, accompanied by such antics as twirling his microphone like a lasso.
Daltrey first traveled the solo route in 1973 with an album titled simply Daltrey, featuring mostly material penned by a then-unknown Leo Sayer that served as a departure from the Who's signature hard rock sound.
music.aol.com /artist/roger-daltrey/4018/biography   (396 words)

 Roger Daltrey Bio - Roger Daltrey Biography - Roger Daltrey Stories
Roger’s trademark is swinging the microphone by the chord during a concert performance.
Roger was married to Jacqueline from 1964 to 1968 and they have one child.
Roger dropped out of school and was a sheet metal worker while he was working on his career in the music industry.
www.tv.com /roger-daltrey/person/48317/biography.html   (575 words)

 www.thewho.net - Roger Daltrey
Daltrey was primarily raised in the London suburbs of Shepherd's Bush and Bedford Park.
Daltrey became incensed as he felt the band were a bunch of "junkies." Daltrey cooled down long enough for the band to tour Denmark.
Roger Daltrey is married to Heather Daltrey, and is the father to a son, from a previous marriage, and two daughters, Rosie and Willow, and a son, Jamie, with Heather Daltrey.
www.thewho.net /roger/Index.htm   (2522 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Arts | | Who's back
Daltrey, who was straining his voice, was hardly pleased, and voiced his concerns to the guitarist.
Daltrey was recently awarded a CBE but nevertheless, he blasts forth at everything from parliamentary "pigs in the trough" to David Kelly's "suspicious death".
Daltrey is aware of comparisons between Doherty and the Who's own rock tragedy, Keith Moon; he points out that public fascination fuels their behaviour but people missed the point with Moon.
arts.guardian.co.uk /fridayreview/story/0,,1399761,00.html   (1985 words)

 My Generation: Who's Still Who - Roger Daltrey Biography
Roger Daltrey is the founder and lead vocalist of the legendary rock band the Who.
The possessor of rock music's most thunderous voice, Daltrey was born in London on March 1, 1944, and grew up in Shepherd's Bush, where he met future Who bandmates Pete Townshend and John Entwistle.
In December of 2004, Daltrey was honored by Queen Elizabeth II, being named CBE (Commander of the British Empire) for services to music, the entertainment industry, and charity.
www.thewhomovie.com /bio_roger.php   (597 words)

 Rock Ahead: CD Album: Roger Daltrey - Anthology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Roger's solo career however started in 1973 and the hit single (written by Leo Sayer) Giving It All Away from his self titled debut was a million miles away from the high octane chest beating rock of the Who.
At the time I can vividly remember Roger saying he wanted the album to be different from the Who as he felt he could only rock out as it were with them and only wanted to sing that style with them.
As such, then, Daltrey was an album that showed another side of Roger Daltrey and proved he could be successful away from the band and the songs of Pete Townshend.
www.themusicindex.com /rockahead/reviews/roger_daltrey.htm   (386 words)

 Roger Daltrey's Biography
Roger Harold Daltrey was born in Hammersmith, West London, (or Shepard's Bush depending on which bio.
Roger Daltrey was the toughest of the members of the Who.
Roger seemed to be the natural choice for the part of Tommy, although David Essex was at first going to do it.
members.tripod.com /~Highlandlass_/DaltreyBio.htm   (430 words)

 Roger Daltrey information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE (born March 1, 1944) is a popular music artist, best known as the founder and lead singer of the English rock band, The Who.
Daltrey was born in the Shepherd's Bush area of London, the same working class neighbourhood that produced fellow Who members Pete Townshend and John Entwistle.
Daltrey celebrated his fiftieth birthday in 1994 by performing at Carnegie Hall in a show called, "Daltrey Sings Townshend," accompanied by The Juilliard Orchestra, Townshend, Entwistle, Irish dancers and a group of folk musicians.
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 Roger Daltrey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE (born March 1, 1944) is a popular music artist, best known as the founder and lead singer of the English rock band, The Who.
Daltrey was born in the Chiswick area of London, the same working class suburban neighbourhood that produced fellow Who members Pete Townshend and John Entwistle.
Daltrey appeared as a villain of Superman in a 1994 episode of Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roger_Daltrey   (1667 words)

 Roger Daltrey Biography : Oldies.com
Daltrey also appeared in Jonathan Miller's television adaptation of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, but resumed recording in 1984 with Parting Should Be Painless.
Daltrey was back in his favoured position in 1996 when the Who reconvened for a series of concerts in Europe and the USA to perform Quadrophenia.
Two years later Daltrey was the guest singer on the British Rock Symphony tour, covering songs by various UK artists in addition to classic Who material.
www.oldies.com /artist-biography/Roger-Daltrey.html   (476 words)

 Roger Daltrey - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Roger Daltrey was a member of the Dalton family.
Roger was still pleased with his show but it went downhill from the 7th season on.
The magic was gone with Roger, having used up all of his creative energy on Rogers Angels, and he produced a string of very bad movies.'The Juvenile Strike', 'Cat Screams' and 'Oink, Oink' were absolutely terrible, both in the eyes of the public as well as the movie critics.
www.uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Roger_Daltrey   (603 words)

 CBC.ca Arts - The Queen honours the Who's Roger Daltrey
Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the British rock band the Who, was made a commander of the Order of the British Empire on Wednesday.
Daltrey was selected for the honour not only for his long music career, but also for his charity work.
Daltrey has raised millions for the Teenage Cancer Trust, of which he is a patron.
www.cbc.ca /arts/story/2005/02/09/daltrey050209.html   (1328 words)

 Roger Daltrey
Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE (born March 1, 1944) is a popular music artist, best known as the founder and lead singer of the British rock band The Who.
Daltrey appeared as a villain in a 1994 episode of Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
Daltrey appeared in an episode of the The Simpsons, A Tale of Two Springfields, as himself along with the rest of the Who(except for Pete Townshend who was replaced by his brother Paul for the episode), they helped Homer break down a wall he had built down the center of the city.
www.artistopia.com /roger-daltrey   (1701 words)

 The Who Collection - Roger Daltrey
Roger Daltrey's first solo album was released in 1973.
Roger also sings on other songs (he is the Tin Man, after all!).
Roger is Franz Lizst and Ringo Starr is the Pope.
www.thewhocollection.com /daltrey/cds   (810 words)

 Roger Daltrey Discography
Commodity that it is, Daltrey's voice has been put to occasionally ignoble use in his solo career ("Quicksilver Lightning" comes to mind), often singing material written by others.
His solo catalog reminds me of the "fake" fire my folks have in their fireplace comprised in part of a fan and some red tinsel; it looks like real fire from a distance, but try to get close to it and the heat's not there.
That said, Daltrey's solo work may be the better avenue for Who fans looking to expand their world, since it often sounds like the genuine article.
www.connollyco.com /discography/roger_daltrey/index.html   (204 words)

 Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey "At War" Over Webcasting - The Deadbolt
Roger and I are in full accord about our lack of accord.
Since the concert in Zarazoga, Spain, The Who have halted their webcasts, and are also going to be removing the Internet address www.thewho.com, as it was part of the webcasting strategy.
The $10 webcasts were canceled after Roger Daltrey could not be persuaded to keep the idea going.
www.thedeadbolt.com /news/111482/thewhowebcasting.php   (463 words)

 Amazon.com: Daltrey: Music: Roger Daltrey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Roger Daltrey's first solo album sounds little like The Who but that's to the album's advantage--this release features some top notch songs co-written by Leo Sayer(!) who was then a member of a duo called Patch.
Daltrey like the material and decided to record it as a solo album produced by UK music legend Adam Faith.
Roger Daltrey's first solo effort, "Daltrey", features eight songs written by Leo Sayer and David Courtney, and another two by Adam Faith and David Courtney, and one "bonus" track ("There Is Love").
www.amazon.com /Daltrey-Roger/dp/B00000013L   (1407 words)

 Bio: Roger Daltrey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The tough front man of the Who, Roger Daltrey was famous (or infamous as his band members might put it) for baring his chest and swinging the microphone like a madman.
Roger Daltrey was born in Shepards Bush, a tougher part of London than where John and Pete grew up.
Roger learned how to survive with his fists, becoming somewhat of a thug in his early teen years.
www.stwing.upenn.edu /~gloftus/whorogr.html   (284 words)

 The Rock Radio: Pete Townshend says Roger Daltrey not the bad guy in webcasting flap
Just one day after publicly saying Roger Daltrey was against the Who webcasting plans and asking fans to e-mail Daltrey about it, Pete Townshend is now defending the singer.
Roger offered to contribute to a website once it was up and running, but he reserved the right not to do so some times.
I had hoped that Roger would fall more actively behind me, and we could secure a solid sponsorship deal that would make everything flow smoothly, and repay some of my initial investment...
www.therockradio.com /2006/07/pete-townshend-says-roger-daltrey-not.html   (386 words)

 The Boy Who Heard Music.com - Roger Daltrey - Roger Daltrey has one of the most powerful voices in rock 'n' roll.
Roger Daltrey has one of the most powerful voices in rock 'n' roll.
Roger's singing was a great influence on me. I am impressed by the control he retains over his voice.
Roger's singing was a great experience live; he has great stage presence.
www.spacepoet.com /theboywhoheardmusic/roger_daltrey.asp   (213 words)

 Roger Daltrey has a place in history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Who frontman Roger Daltrey is himself rock history but now he is going to be talking history.
Each time, whether he's catching rattlesnakes, shooting Colts or forging battleaxes, Daltrey demonstrates that in order to make history, the first thing you have to do is survive it".
In upcoming episodes, Daltrey will tell us about surviving an 1812 Battle, surviving a Civil War, surviving a Buffalo hunt, surviving life as a caveman and surviving life as a Viking.
www.undercover.com.au /news/2003/20030716_rogerdaltrey.html   (252 words)

 Roger Daltrey News
Daltrey left midway through the opening number at Tampa, Fla.'s Ford Amphitheater Tuesday, when bronchitis rendered his voice nearly completely gone.
The Who, scheduled to perform in Mexico City on Saturday, have postponed the show because singer Roger Daltrey is still sick with bronchitis.
The Who was forced to pull the plug on a show in Tampa, FL, Tuesday night after singer Roger Daltrey was overcome by a case of bronchitis and walked off the stage during the band's first song.
www.topix.net /who/roger-daltrey?scoring=d   (752 words)

 Roger Daltrey - Ride a Rock Horse
Roger Daltrey's career outside the Who differs from most solo ventures.
By the time Roger Daltrey was ready to make his second solo album, Leo Sayer, upon whom he had relied to provide songs for his first, had launched his own successful singing career and was keeping his material for himself.
Daltrey, therefore, called on his producer, Russ Ballard, who wrote three songs, including the chart single "Come And Get Your Love," and one P. Korda, who wrote another three.
www.superseventies.com /spdaltreyroger.html   (462 words)

 Roger Daltrey - Concert Vault – Where Live Music Lives
This show was recorded near the beginning of one of Roger Daltrey’s few solo tours, just after the Who had reunited for a one-off performance at Live Aid in 1985.
Daltrey was promoting his Under A Raging Moon album, among his best solo efforts, and the one that put him closest to being a bonafide rock star outside of his role in the Who.
The album, and the title song in particular, were composed as tributes to Daltrey’s former band member in the Who: the late drummer, Keith Moon.
concerts.wolfgangsvault.com /ConcertDetail.aspx?id=20050065|6046   (254 words)

 Roger Daltrey's Albums and Lyrics
Roger Harry Daltrey was born on March 1,1944 to
Roger organized the Celebration of Pete Townshend in 1994.
Roger also has worked with the Chieftains and has a trout farm.
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 drummer Gregg Gerson - Roger Daltrey interview
I've worked with Roger Daltrey on two separate occasions - the most recent was last summer with The British Rock Symphony.
From my perspective, Roger is very clear on how he wants to connect with an audience or with the single individual in just plain conversation.
I knew back when, and know today, how talented Roger is. I had the opportunity to work with one of the greatest front men in rock and roll history...
www.gregggerson.com /Greggpages/GGDaltreyinterview.html   (1099 words)

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