Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Queen Drummer Roger Taylor Interview…..
Roger Taylor, is an English musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the drummer of the rock band Queen, but has also served as occasional songwriter and occasional lead vocalist.
Roger is the outspoken Queen drummer who Belfield couldn’t wait to meet!
They met up at ‘We Will Rock You’ in London….Roger had had a few beers.
As a drummer, he is renowned for his unique sound and is considered one of the most influential rock drummers of the 1970s and 1980s. As a songwriter, Taylor contributed songs to the band’s albums from the very beginning, composing at least one track on every album, and often singing lead vocals on his own compositions.
He wrote or co-wrote three UK number 1s (“These Are the Days of Our Lives”, “Innuendo” and “Under Pressure”) and contributed a further five major hits (“Radio Ga Ga”, “A Kind of Magic”,”Heaven for Everyone”, “Breakthru”, and “The Invisible Man”).
He is also commonly known to have been the main writer on the international Top Ten hit ‘One Vision’, although the track is credited to the whole band.
He has collaborated with such artists as Eric Clapton, Roger Waters, Roger Daltrey, Robert Plant, Phil Collins, Genesis, Jimmy Nail, Elton John, Gary Numan, Shakin’ Stevens, Foo Fighters, Al Stewart, Steve Vai, Yoshiki Hayashi, Cherie, and Bon Jovi. As a producer, he has produced albums by Virginia Wolf, Jimmy Nail and Magnum.
He currently resides in Guildford, Surrey, but also has a home in Helford, Cornwall.
Recorded By Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 2006 at We Will Rock You.