Roger Daltrey

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Decades: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Roger Harry Daltrey, 1 March 1944, Hammersmith, London, England. Best-known as vocalist with the Who, Daltrey began his solo career in 1973. His debut album was produced by former pop singer Adam Faith and comprised several songs written by management protégé Leo Sayer. ‘Giving It All Away’ reached the UK Top 5 but although ‘I’m Free’, taken from the orchestrated version of Tommy, gave Daltrey another hit later that year, the singer was unable to match the success he enjoyed with his parent group. With Sayer now embarking on a solo career, Daltrey was forced to look to other talent to provide material and later releases, including Ride A Rock Horse and One Of The Boys, featured songs by Paul Korda, Andy Pratt and Philip Goodhand-Tait. Although engendering a greater range and style, such recordings were commercially undermined by Daltrey’s commitments to the Who and his nascent acting career. He starred in several films,...

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