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Roger Daltrey

Roger Harry Daltrey (born 1 March 1944) is an English singer, actor and film producer. He is a founder and the lead singer of the rock band the Who. Daltrey is known for his powerful voice and energetic stage presence.

Daltrey's hit songs with the Who include "My Generation", "Pinball Wizard", "Won't Get Fooled Again", "Baba O'Riley" and "You Better You Bet". Daltrey began his solo career in 1973, while still a member of the Who. Since then, he has released ten solo studio albums, five compilation albums, and one live album. His solo hits include "Giving It All Away", "Walking the Dog", "Written on the Wind", "Free Me", "Without Your Love" and "Under a Raging Moon".

The Who are considered one of the most influential rock bands of the 20th century, selling over 100 million records worldwide. As a member of the band, Daltrey received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Phonographic Industry in 1988, and from the Grammy Foundation in 2001. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990, and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005. He and Pete Townshend received Kennedy Center Honors in 2008 and The George and Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Musical Achievement at UCLA on 21 May 2016. Daltrey has also been an actor and film producer, with roles in films, theatre, and television. Planet Rock listeners voted him rock's fifth greatest voice in 2009, and he was ranked number 61 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 greatest singers of all time in 2010.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 1st, 1944 (Hammersmith)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1957 - 1971

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 82 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 116038 1965 I don't mind Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116039 1965 Heat wave Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116040 1965 Daddy Rolling Stone Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116041 1965 Lubie come back home Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116042 1965 Out in the street (you're going to know me) Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116043 1965 Please, please, please Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116044 1965 I'm a man Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116045 1965 Leaving here Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116046 1965 Motoring Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116047 1965 Anytime you want me Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116048 5/3/1965 Shout and shimmy Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116049 5/3/1965 Anyway, anyhow, anywhere Who, The vocalist  
Decca 116915 approximately 12/1/1965-1/31/1966 Instant party Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119443 10/10/1967 Bone dry Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119518 10/18/1967 I can see for miles Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119562 11/10/1967 (Armenia city) In the sky Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119563 11/10/1967 Heinz baked beans Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119564 11/10/1967 Odorano Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119565 11/10/1967 Tattoo Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119566 11/10/1967 Our love was, is Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119567 11/10/1967 I can't reach you Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119568 11/10/1967 Early morning, cold taxi Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119569 11/10/1967 Spotted Henry Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119570 11/10/1967 I'm a boy Who, The vocalist  
Decca 119571 11/10/1967 Someone's coming Who, The vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 82 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Daltrey, Roger," accessed May 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310772.

Daltrey, Roger. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310772.

"Daltrey, Roger." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310772

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