The Who, Roger Daltrey - McVicar album mp3
McVicar is the soundtrack to the film McVicar and the fourth solo studio album by Roger Daltrey, the lead vocalist for The Who. The film, a biopic of the English bank robber John McVicar, was produced by Daltrey and also featured him in the starring role as John McVicar himself. Because all of the then-members of The Who played on the album, it is often considered to be an unrecognized Who album although there was no participation by the band in the songwriting.
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One of the Boys is the third studio solo album by the Who's lead vocalist, Roger Daltrey. It was first released in 1977, on Polydor in the UK, and MCA in the US. The sessions were recorded at the Who's Ramport Studios during the winter of 1976 (vocals were recorded at Pathe Marconi Studios in Paris, due to tax complications), and Daltrey allowed students from the local Battersea technical school to film them as an educational project
If any one member of The Who can be said to be the group’s founding member it is singer Roger Daltrey. Born in the West London suburb of Shepherd’s Bush on March 1, 1944, Roger first assembled the group that would become The Who in 1961 while at Acton County Grammar School, recruiting John Entwistle and subsequently agreeing to John’s proposal that Pete Townshend should join. In those days Roger, whose daytime job was working in a sheet metal factory, even made the band’s guitars, and it was his energy and ambition that drove the group during their formative years.
On his three previous solo albums, Daltrey had gone out of his way to avoid the hard rock sound of The Who. But here, using a set of backup musicians that included all the other members of the group - Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, and Kenney Jones - Daltrey employed his usual arena-shaking shout over Who-like music. Daltrey sounded more comfortable with such material than he had with the sometimes delicate pop of his other solo records, and you could hear his delight when he had a song like Russ Ballard's "My Time Is Gonna Come," more unadulterated hard rock, to work with
McVicar is Roger Daltrey's fourth solo album, and also the soundtrack album of McVicar, the film of the same name. It also has all of the members on the Who playing on the album, with Kenney Jones on drums. The album was released in June, 1980. The album reached in the US charts and in the UK charts.
Who lead singer Roger Daltrey forged a parallel solo career beginning in 1973, when the group had begun to fall apart in the aftermath of Quadrophenia. Born March 1, 1944 in London, Daltrey grew up in the same Shepherd's Bush neighborhood as future Who bandmates Pete Townshend and John Entwistle, performing with them as the Detours as early as his late teen years. While the Who went on hiatus for several years, Daltrey released One of the Boys in 1977 and appeared in the 1978 film The Legacy. During the Who's post-Keith Moon era, Daltrey co-produced and starred in the film McVicar, a biography of train robber John McVicar; members of the Who appeared on its soundtrack, which essentially served as a full-fledged Daltrey album and found him bridging the gap between hard rock and the pop songs of his earlier solo work.
Daltrey, released in 1973, is the debut solo album by the Who's lead singer, Roger Daltrey. It took six weeks to record during January and February 1973. Sessions took place at Daltrey's Barn Studio, East Sussex, where the backing tracks were laid down; the album was recorded during a hiatus time in the. The first single released from the album, "Giving It All Away", reached number five in the UK and the album made the Top 50 in the United States, he released a single in 1973, "Thinking". Songs were recorded during Daltrey's filming commitments for Ken Russell's film Lisztomania; the album's cover, photographed and designed by Daltrey's cousin Graham Hughes, is known as remarkable for depicting the singer as a rampant centaur.
McVicar is the soundtrack to the film McVicar and the fourth solo studio album by Roger Daltrey, the lead vocalist for The Who. The album was released in June 1980, on Polydor PD-1-6284 in the US. It was produced by Jeff Wayne and recorded at Advision Studios,.