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Daltrey Slams Animal-loving Society

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY has criticised the public for donating money to animal charities while young cancer patients still need help. The legendary rocker set up his own charity, the Teenage Cancer Trust foundation in...

Townshend Pays Tribute To Daltrey

PETE TOWNSHEND has paid tribute to THE WHO bandmate ROGER DALTREY - thanking his fellow rocker for standing by him in the face of child pornography allegations. Townshend was arrested on suspicion of accessing child...

Daltrey + Doherty Join Forces For Charity

BABYSHAMBLES frontman PETE DOHERTY and THE WHO legend ROGER DALTREY thrilled rock fans after joining forces at a one-off charity gig on Monday night (12Jan09). The unlikely collaborators took to the stage at the O2...

Streisand, Freeman And The Who Stars Receive Kennedy Center Honors

BARBRA STREISAND, THE WHO stars PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY and actor MORGAN FREEMAN are the newest recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for their achievements in performing arts. The prestigious accolade, recognising individuals who...

Daltrey Slims Down Wardrobe

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...

Keith Moon Biopic Lacks Script

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...

Moon Biopic On Hold

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...

Daltrey Calls On Talented Writers

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...

Freeman And Who Stars Honoured With Kennedy Centre Awards

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...

By on 10 September 2008

Daltrey Blasts Ageists

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...

West London Produces Best Of British

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...

Daltrey To Honour Detroit

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...

Fan Finds Daltrey's Lost Passport

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...

Townshend Makes Light Of Daltrey Feud Reports

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...

Daltrey + Townsend Not Speaking

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...

Veteran Rockers To Receive Royalties

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...

Roger Daltrey: 'Jack Black Is Like Elvis'

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...

Daltrey Backtracks Over The Who Split

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...

The Who To Quit Studio

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...

The Fratellis Thank Daltrey For Support

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...

Daltrey Stays Young Thanks To Walking And Sex

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...

Daltrey Auctions The Who Van For Charity

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...

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

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...

Daltrey Supports Beatles Ban

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....

Daltrey Headlines Children's Charity Concert

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...

Daltrey Recruits Muse For Charity Concert

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,...

Daltrey Gave Led Zeppelin Ticket To Charity

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...

The Who To Revive Tommy Opera

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...

Musicians' Step Forward In Copyright Campaign

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...

Daltrey Urges Computer Fans To 'Get A Life'

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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