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Old 12-30-2017, 07:53 PM   #1
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Default Anyone A Fan Of Roger Whittaker?

His most famous song is probably The Last Farewell which Chicago station WGN-TV used the opening intro as a station ID in the late 70's.


Here's another song.


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Old 01-14-2018, 06:36 AM   #2
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Durham Town, Roger Whittaker's first hit in the UK, he had a few. The only snag is that the River Tyne does not run through Durham.
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Old 01-14-2018, 01:08 PM   #3
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A wonderful entertainer and one of my favourites.
He played Massey Hall several times and at one concert he introduced one of his daughters who sang with him. This would have been during the eighties.
I recall shortly after the death of his father he came to perform at Massey Hall and dressed as a clown he sang "Oh My Pa Pa." It was a very moving performance.
Thanks for this post.

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Old 01-15-2018, 07:28 AM   #4
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He is a pretty impressive whistler


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Old 01-15-2018, 06:35 PM   #5
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This is an interesting song.





Might find this song interesting if you're from S.D.


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Old 03-29-2018, 05:09 PM   #6
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I have a vinyl LP of Roger Whittaker’s called ‘New World in the Morning’ which I love. Some of the songs were co-written by people who sent their lyrics to Roger via a radio programme. They are some of my favourite songs on the LP.
The album has never been released on CD, so I look after the LP very carefully. I understand Roger no longer performs and has retired to France.
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