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Happy 80th, Roger!

Roger Whittaker is 80 today. There is a new best of CD available. Not very many new tracks, just a new compilation of his greatest songs (in German). 69 more words


Retired Roger

About eight years ago I wrote this blog for the Guardian Music. (Yes, imagine that. A Bookwitch on music…)

‘He’s the greatest singer in the world, so why do so few people in Britain appreciate Roger Whittaker? 503 more words


March 22 in history

238 Gordian I and his son Gordian II were proclaimed Roman emperors.

1599 Anthony van Dyck, Flemish painter, was born (d. 1641).

1621  The Pilgrims of… 643 more words


FlinterFile: Roger Whittaker- The Last Farewell

In 1971, Roger Whittaker released his only big US hit. The song was written by Ron Webster, who was an amateur folk singer. He wrote the lyrics when he was on a bus, driving through the pooring rain, and he wished he was somewhere warm. 74 more words


CSOTD 12/11/2015: Christmas in love

It may seem hard to believe, but several times in this permanently single man’s life, I have been in mutual love during the Christmas season.  When that  happened, the greatest part of the season was being with that special woman. 287 more words

Christmas Song Of The Day 2015

Both sides

People will only learn to think in a thorough, energetic way when they use the spiritual philosophy of life and train themselves to be all-rounders in this way, when they come to realize that everything needs to be considered from different angles.   219 more words


Roger Whittaker Legendary disc 1

One of my favorites of all time. I’ve seen him in concert and he’s fabulous.