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Fascinating Fact 6126

8th October 2008

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY wants to turn his band's hit album and movie QUADROPHENIA into a West End musical - and hopes British stars CARL BARAT and AMY WINEHOUSE will star in it....

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Daltrey Slims Down Wardrobe

2nd October 2008

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY has slimmed down his wardrobe for the band's upcoming U.S. tour - insisting his stage clothes will be more "minimalist" than in previous years. The singer is famed for his...

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Keith Moon Biopic Lacks Script

15th September 2008

Roger Daltrey, frontman for The Who, has disclosed that a hoped-for biopic about the group's late drummer Keith Moon has been held up for more than 15 years because a suitable script has yet to...

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Moon Biopic On Hold

15th September 2008

ROGER DALTREY has postponed plans for a movie biopic of his late bandmate KEITH MOON - because no scriptwriter has managed to capture the spirit of the legendary drummer. Daltrey is desperate to turn Moon's...

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Daltrey Calls On Talented Writers

13th September 2008

The WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY is giving undiscovered songwriters the opportunity to help him pen his next solo album. The singer wants to work on an LP while he is waiting for The Who bandmate...

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Freeman And Who Stars Honoured With Kennedy Centre Awards

10th September 2008

Morgan Freeman has been named as a recipient of a 2008 Kennedy Centre award.The Dark Knight star, as well as founders of the Who Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, will receive the prestigious honour at...

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Fascinating Fact 5962

10th September 2008

Country legend GEORGE JONES, MORGAN FREEMAN, BARBRA STREISAND, choreographer TWYLA THARP and THE WHO's PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY will receive the Kennedy Center Honors for 2008. The stars will be honoured in Washington, D.C....

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Daltrey Blasts Ageists

22nd August 2008

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY has waged a war on ageism in his native Britain. The veteran rocker, 64, is furious elderly people are forced into retirement before they have had the chance to pass...

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West London Produces Best Of British

13th August 2008

A new survey has found an area of West London produces the most British talent - with rockers PETE TOWNSHEND, ROGER DALTREY and THE CLASH's MICK JONES all hailing from the borough. The poll by...

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Daltrey To Honour Detroit

13th August 2008

THE WHO will honour the city that launched their career by donating the profits from a concert to local charities, according to frontman ROGER DALTREY. Daltrey, along with Pete Townshend will perform in Detroit in...

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Fan Finds Daltrey's Lost Passport

4th August 2008

Rock legends THE WHO's forthcoming tour has been rescued by a fan who discovered frontman ROGER DALTREY's lost passport in a supermarket. Lisa Gillespie found the document in a Budgens store near Daltrey's home in...

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Townshend Makes Light Of Daltrey Feud Reports

25th July 2008

PETE TOWNSHEND has hit back at reports he and THE WHO bandmate ROGER DALTREY don't get along by joking the rocking pair take steam baths together. The guitarist claims gossips are reading too much into...

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Daltrey + Townsend Not Speaking

18th July 2008

THE WHO stars ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSEND have reportedly fallen out - on the eve of their American tour. The duo, who are the only two surviving members of the legendary rock band, are...

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Veteran Rockers To Receive Royalties

17th July 2008

Veteran rockers such as ROGER DALTREY and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY are heading for victory in their ongoing campaign to extend the copyright on old recordings. The European Union (EU) proposed on Thursday (17Jul08) a scheme...

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Roger Daltrey: 'Jack Black Is Like Elvis'

17th July 2008

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is begging JACK BLACK to quit acting and become a full-time rocker - likening the TENACIOUS D frontman to ELVIS PRESLEY. Daltrey is in awe of Kung Fu Panda star...

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Daltrey Backtracks Over The Who Split

16th July 2008

ROGER DALTREY has backtracked on his claims legendary rockers THE WHO will never release another album - insisting songwriter bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND has yet to pen his best material. Lead singer Daltrey recently hinted the...

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The Who To Quit Studio

11th July 2008

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has hinted the band may never release another album of new material - because they have "done enough already". The singer is adamant he would love to record a new...

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The Fratellis Thank Daltrey For Support

9th June 2008

Rockers THE FRATELLIS have thanked THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY for his tireless efforts in publicly promoting their band. The Scottish rockers first teamed up with Daltrey, 64, for an onstage collaboration at this year's...

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Fascinating Fact 5383

29th May 2008

A guitar signed by THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY is set to go under the hammer to raise money for sick teenagers. The Gibson Epiphone guitar will be sold in a charity auction for Teenage...

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Daltrey Stays Young Thanks To Walking And Sex

14th April 2008

Veteran rocker ROGER DALTREY stays fit and healthy thanks to a rural lifestyle and an active sex life. The Who frontman is still touring with the band at 64, and insists he has plenty of...

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Daltrey Auctions The Who Van For Charity

9th April 2008

Big-hearted THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY is giving fans of the band a special treat - by offering them the chance to win a customised Volkswagen camper van. It is hoped the vehicle - which...

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Daltrey: 'U.k. Weather Is Responsible For Decline In Glastonbury Demand'

8th April 2008

THE WHO's ROGER DALTREY has blamed Britain's wet weather for the fall in demand for tickets to this year's (08) Glastonbury Festival. This summer's line-up at the legendary English event features rap superstar Jay-Z, Kings...

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Fascinating Fact 5047

20th March 2008

U.S. actor DRAKE BELL took guitar lessons from THE WHO's ROGER DALTREY on the set of 2001 film CHASING DESTINY, in which they both starred.

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Daltrey Supports Beatles Ban

28th February 2008

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has spoken out in support of a British radio station's ban on THE BEATLES' music. Virgin Radio morning programme The Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show hit the headlines in the U.K....

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Daltrey Headlines Children's Charity Concert

19th February 2008

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY will be among the stars performing at a benefit concert for U.K. charity ChildLine in March (08). The Won't Get Fooled Again singer will be joined by Deep Purple stars...

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Daltrey Recruits Muse For Charity Concert

19th February 2008

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY has recruited British rockers MUSE to perform at his series of annual charity concerts in London. Daltrey set up the gigs to help raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust,...

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Daltrey Gave Led Zeppelin Ticket To Charity

18th February 2008

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY was offered a coveted ticket to see LED ZEPPELIN's comeback gig - but gave it up for charity. The musician was desperate to see the reformed band take to the...

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The Who To Revive Tommy Opera

15th February 2008

THE WHO stars PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY are planning on reviving the band's legendary rock opera TOMMY to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The group released the ground-breaking album in 1969 which was turned into...

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Musicians' Step Forward In Copyright Campaign

15th February 2008

SIR CLIFF RICHARD and ROGER DALTREY are one step closer to succeeding in their battle to change European copyright laws and allow artists to receive royalties from their work for longer. The stars have been...

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Daltrey Urges Computer Fans To 'Get A Life'

7th February 2008

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has urged computer obsessives to spend less time online and "get a life". The rocker - a self-confessed technophobe - admits he has yet to get to grips with the...

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