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Roger Daltrey


If any one member of The Who can be said to be the groupís founding member it is singer Roger Daltrey. Born in the West London suburb of Shepherdís Bush on 1 March 1944, Roger first assembled the group that would become The Who in 1961 while at Acton County School, recruiting John Entwistle and subsequently agreeing to Johnís proposal that Pete Townshend should join. In those days Roger, whose daytime job was in a sheet metal factory, even made the bandís guitars, and it was his energy and ambition that drove the group during their formative years. That same energy, coupled with his unwavering resolve, has sustained the group during periods of uncertainty ever since.