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.
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Birth and Death Data: Born March 1, 1944 (Hammersmith)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1957 - 1971
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
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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||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||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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Daltrey, Roger," accessed March 30, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310772.
Daltrey, Roger. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310772.
"Daltrey, Roger." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 March 2023.
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Linked Open Data Sources
LCNAR: Daltrey, Roger - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n84221838
Wikidata: Roger Daltrey - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q311672
MusicBrainz: Roger Daltrey - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/3896a59d-3058-4797-94b7-864bc58ccd98
ISNI: 0000 0001 2280 2942 - http://www.isni.org/isni/0000000122802942
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