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25 Insightful Quotes By Roger Daltrey That Will Guide You To Call The Tune

Famous As: Singer

Born On: March 1, 1944

Born In: Hammersmith Hospital, London, England

Roger Daltrey is a well-known English actor and singer. He is the lead singer and the founder of the English rock band ‘The Who.’ Some of the most popular singles of the band include ‘Substitute,’ ‘You Better You Bet,’ ‘Pictures of Lily,’ ‘I Can't Explain,’ ‘Pinball Wizard,’ ‘I'm a Boy,’ ‘My Generation,’ ‘Won't Get Fooled Again’ and ‘Happy Jack.’ While he was still part of the band, Daltrey kicked-off his solo career in 1973. Since then, he has released five compilation albums, one live album and eight studio albums. We have rounded some quotes and sayings by Roger Daltrey which have been excerpted from his songs, movies, lyrics, dialogues, interviews, tweets, works, thoughts and public utterances. Scroll down to read through the motivating and inspiring quotable quotes and thoughts by Roger Daltrey.

We weren't wealthy but we definitely weren't poor. We were incredibly rich because there was a wonderful community in Shepherd's Bush, where I grew up. All my friends were into villainy and crime.

Roger Daltrey

We were too rough at the edges to be a pop group.

Roger Daltrey

We tend to think of age only in time, but I don't think it has much to do with time at all there's a whole load of other things. I've met 16-year-olds who are old and 90-year-olds who are young.

Roger Daltrey

We lived the life with Keith Moon. It was all Spinal Tap magnified a thousand times.

Roger Daltrey

Unless you've been touched personally, it's difficult to see, but there are millions of people who have no voice whatsoever.

Roger Daltrey

There is certainly more in the future now than back in 1964.

Roger Daltrey

The Who would never have been successful without two special people, Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp

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Rock n' roll seems to have changed society much more than any politician, I think it really has.

Roger Daltrey

Part of the early Who career was all about knocking people's confidences out.

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No, I was two years older than the other guys. I was a war baby. My family were a lot poorer than they were. I'd had to fight too hard for anything I had in my life and to smash things up for me.

Roger Daltrey

Nikki Lamborn has the best female rock voice since Janis Joplin and I know what I’m talking about, I knew Janis.

Roger Daltrey

My place, your place, slapped face, rat race.

Roger Daltrey

My love for the band is still there. It hasn't changed, maybe that's why it's so painful these days.

Roger Daltrey

My feeling was that I simply didn't have the enthusiasm to do reinvention.

Roger Daltrey

Imagine if you could go watch Mozart today, even if it's the last, crappiest show he ever played. What a thrill that would be.

Roger Daltrey

I've never wanted to be anyone other than who I am.

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I've always felt that music is an art form that deserves to live the life of the artist.

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I'm surrounded by good people. That's the measure of a good life. All the rest is flotsam.

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I'm realistic about my age and realistic about the fact that there's an awful lot less in front of me than there is behind me. I've always felt that music is an art form that deserves to live the life of the artist.

Roger Daltrey

I'm not always the most diplomatic person.

Roger Daltrey

I was making guitars and I was a sheet metal worker and if you ever see sheet metal workers' hands, you've never seen so many cuts in your life.

Roger Daltrey

I wanted to be in a band that shared ideas and were in it together.

Roger Daltrey

I used to take amphetamines until I realized that amphetamines didn't go with being a good singer.

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I used to be a great blues singer.

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I thought if I lost the band, I was dead. If I didn't stick with the Who, I would be a sheet metal worker for the rest of my life.

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