2011 – In an interview with CBS Los Angeles, Who frontman Roger Daltrey revealed that, just before the band were set to play at the Super Bowl last year, he came face to face with his own mortality. “Suddenly my voice wasn’t behaving in a normal way. It was becoming hard work to sing,” Daltrey […]
2010 – Roger Daltrey wants to start a super-group with Jimmy Page. The Who singer is keen to form a new band with the Led Zeppelin guitarist and go back to the blues roots he established before he started writing songs with bandmate Pete Townshend. He told UK radio station BBC6 music: “I’d love to […]
2008 – Ageing rock stars and session musicians would keep receiving royalties for their old recordings for the rest of their lives under a European Union plan. Performers currently lost the rights to their recordings after 50 years. Veteran artists like Sir Cliff Richard and Roger Daltrey were among those who campaigned for it to […]
2004 – Welsh rock band The Stereophonics play a gig at London’s Royal Albert Hall to benefit the Teenage Cancer Trust. They’re joined onstage by Ron Wood, The Jam’s Paul Weller, The Who’s Roger Daltrey and Manic Street Preachers’ James Dean Bradfield.
1975 – The movie version of the Who’s Tommy premieres in New York, presented in “Quintophonic Sound.”
1944 – The Who’s Roger Daltrey is born in Hammersmith, England. Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE (born 1 March 1944), is a rock vocalist, songwriter, and actor, best known as the founder and lead singer of English rock band The Who. He has maintained a musical career as a solo artist and has also worked in […]