Taylor in 2005
|Birth name||Roger Meddows-Taylor|
|Born||26 July 1949 |
King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
|Genre(s)||Hard rock, Heavy metal, Glam rock, Pop rock, Progressive rock|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, Singer-songwriter, Producer|
|Instrument(s)||Drums, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Vocals|
|Years active||1968 – present|
|Associated acts||Queen, Queen + Paul Rodgers, The Cross, Smile|
Roger Taylor (born Roger Meddows-Taylor on July 26, 1949 in Dersingham, Norfolk, later moved to Kings Lynn) is an English musician best known as the percussionist and backing, sometimes lead, vocalist of the rock band Queen. Events 657 - Battle of Siffin. 811 - Battle of Pliska; Byzantine Emperor Nicephorus Year 1949 ( MCMXLIX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. King's Lynn is a town and Port in Norfolk, England. Over the years the town has been known variously as Bishop's Lynn and Lynn Regis Norfolk (ˈnɔrfək is a low-lying county in East Anglia, England, United Kingdom. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Hard rock (also referred to as heavy rock) is a variation of Rock music which has its earliest roots in mid-1960s garage and Psychedelic rock Glam rock (also known as glitter rock) is a sub-genre of Rock music that developed in the UK in the post- Hippie early 1970s which was "performed by Pop rock is a hybrid of Pop music and Rock music that uses catchy pop style with light lyrics over top of guitar-based songs Progressive rock (often shortened to " progressive " " prog " or " prog rock " is a form of Rock music that evolved A musician is a person who plays or writes Music. Musicians can be classified by their roles in creating or performing music An instrumentalist plays a Singer-songwriter is a term that refers to Performers who write, compose and sing their own material including Lyrics In the Music industry, a record producer or music producer has many roles among them controlling the recording sessions coaching and guiding the musicians organizing A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making Music. A drum kit (also drum set or trap set) is a collection of Drums Cymbals and sometimes other Percussion instruments such as cowbells The guitar is a Musical instrument with ancient roots that is used in a wide variety of musical styles The electric bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass; ˈbeɪs as in "base" is a Stringed instrument played primarily with the A keyboard instrument is any musical instrument played using a Musical keyboard. Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, which is often contrasted with Speech. Queen were an English rock band formed in 1970 in London by guitarist The Queen + Paul Rodgers collaboration began in late 2004 when Queen were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame See also Cross (disambiguation The Cross were the late-1980s side project of Queen 's drummer Roger Taylor. Smile were a London-based Rock band best known as the predecessor to renowned rock band Queen. Events 657 - Battle of Siffin. 811 - Battle of Pliska; Byzantine Emperor Nicephorus Year 1949 ( MCMXLIX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Dersingham is a Village and Civil parish in the English County of Norfolk. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A musician is a person who plays or writes Music. Musicians can be classified by their roles in creating or performing music An instrumentalist plays a A musical ensemble is a group of two or more Musicians who perform instrumental or vocal Music. Queen were an English rock band formed in 1970 in London by guitarist As a drummer he is known for his "big" unique sound and is considered one of the most influential rock drummers of the 1970's. Rock music is a genre of Popular music often though not necessarily employing Electric guitar, Bass guitar, and Drums.  As a songwriter he contributed songs to the band's albums from the very beginning, composing at least one track on every album, and (in the early days) usually sang lead vocals on his own compositions. He also wrote five of the band's hits, "Radio Ga Ga", "A Kind of Magic", "The Invisible Man", "Breakthru" and "These Are the Days of Our Lives". "Radio Ga Ga" is a song performed and recorded by the band Queen, written by their drummer Roger Taylor. "A Kind of Magic" is a Rock song written by Roger Taylor for the film Highlander, for which Queen wrote the music " The Invisible Man " is a song by English Rock band Queen, written by drummer Roger Taylor. " Breakthru " is a song by English rock band Queen. Credited as being written by Queen it was released in June 1989 from the album " These Are the Days of Our Lives " is a song by the British rock band Queen.  He also plays multiple instruments, including guitar, bass and keyboards, as heard on his debut solo album in which he played all instruments and sang all vocals. The guitar is a Musical instrument with ancient roots that is used in a wide variety of musical styles The electric bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass; ˈbeɪs as in "base" is a Stringed instrument played primarily with the A keyboard instrument is any musical instrument played using a Musical keyboard. He has played with such artists as Eric Clapton, Roger Waters, Roger Daltrey, Phil Collins, Genesis, Jimmy Nail, Elton John, Gary Numan, Shakin' Stevens, Foo Fighters, Al Stewart, Steve Vai, Yoshiki Hayashi and Bon Jovi. Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born 30 March 1945 is an English Blues-rock Guitarist, singer Songwriter and Composer George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943 in Great Bookham, Surrey) is an English rock musician Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE (born 1 March 1944) is an English rock Vocalist, songwriter and actor best known as the Philip David Charles Collins, LVO (born 30 January 1951 Chiswick, London) is an English Singer-songwriter, Drummer Genesis are an English rock band formed in 1967 With approximately 150 million albums sold worldwide Genesis are among the top 30 highest-selling recording artists Jimmy Nail (born March 16, 1954) is an English Actor and Singer. Sir Elton Hercules John CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947 is an English pop / rock Singer, Composer Gary Numan (born Gary Anthony James Webb on 8 March 1958 is an English singer composer and musician Shakin' Stevens also known as ' Shaky' (born Michael Barrett, 4 March 1948 in Ely Cardiff, Wales) is a Platinum selling Welsh Rock Foo Fighters is an American Alternative rock and Post-grunge band formed by singer/guitarist Dave Grohl in 1995 Al Stewart (born Alastair Ian Stewart, 5 September 1945 in Glasgow) is a British Singer-songwriter and folk rock Musician. Steven "Steve" Siro Vai (born June 6 1960 in Carle Place New York) is an American Instrumental rock Guitarist is a Musician, Songwriter and producer. Throughout his professional career usually referred to by his Given name only he is primarily known for co-founding Bon Jovi is an American Hard rock band from Sayreville New Jersey.
As a producer he has produced albums by Virginia Wolf, Jimmy Nail and Magnum. Virginia Wolf was a British rock band of the late 1980s Their albums included Virginia Wolf (1986 and Push (1987 Jimmy Nail (born March 16, 1954) is an English Actor and Singer. Magnum are a British Melodic Rock band from Birmingham, England.
Rolling Stone magazine named Taylor the 74th greatest drummer in rock music on their list of the "100 Greatest Drummers", and in 2005 he was voted the 8th greatest drummer in classic rock music history in a poll conducted by Planet Rock Radio. Rolling Stone is a United States -based Magazine devoted to Music, Politics, and Popular culture that is published 
At Live Earth in 2007, Taylor opened the concert with Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters and Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers. Live Earth is an annual event developed to to combat climate change. Oliver Taylor Hawkins (born on February 17, 1972 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American musician best known as the drummer of Foo Fighters is an American Alternative rock and Post-grunge band formed by singer/guitarist Dave Grohl in 1995 Chadwick "Chad" Smith (born 25 October, 1961) is the Drummer of The Red Hot Chili Peppers. Red Hot Chili Peppers are
|“||Let's just say that the product of drummer Roger Meddows Taylor and bassist Deacon John is explosive, a colossal sonic volcano whose eruption maketh the earth tremble. — Gordon Fletcher - Rolling Stone 149||”|
As a drummer, Taylor possesses a sound which involves several trademarks including an involuntary opening of the hi-hat on every back beat for a rhythm emphasis. He has played styles such as speed metal ("Stone Cold Crazy"), progressive rock ("The Prophet's Song"), and rockabilly ("Crazy Little Thing Called Love") among others. Speed metal is a sub-genre of Heavy metal music originating in the late 1970s and early 1980s that was the direct musical progenitor of Thrash metal. Progressive rock (often shortened to " progressive " " prog " or " prog rock " is a form of Rock music that evolved Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of Rock and roll music and emerged in the early 1950s " Crazy Little Thing Called Love " is a song performed by the English rock band Queen, written by singer Freddie Mercury. He has also played a great deal of percussion along with his standard drum kit, the most famous being the timpani solos during live shows; he is also one of the earliest drummers to use electronic trigger pads. Timpani (also known colloquially as kettledrums or kettle drums) are Musical instruments in the percussion family
In addition to his drum work, he routinely played the guitars and bass on his own songs and, during the 1980s, he formed a parallel band known as The Cross, in which he was the singer and rhythm guitarist. See also Cross (disambiguation The Cross were the late-1980s side project of Queen 's drummer Roger Taylor. According to Brian May, the guitar break and feedback outro to the Queen song "Calling All Girls" was played by Taylor.
As one of the band's three vocalists, Taylor's voice is notable for its raspiness, which has been compared to Rod Stewart's. Roderick "Rod" David Stewart, CBE (born 10 January 1945 is a Singer and Songwriter born and raised in London England and currently He is famous within the Queen fandom for his ability to reach very high notes (e. g. the high B-flat at the end of "Bohemian Rhapsody"'s operatic section, and the high falsetto notes (highest at A) in '39). is a Song written by Freddie Mercury and originally recorded by the band Queen for their 1975 album ''A Night at the Opera''. Opera is an art form in which Singers and Musicians perform a Dramatic work (called an opera which combines a text (called a Libretto ' 39 is a song by English guitarist Brian May and first recorded by his band Queen for their album A Night at the Opera in His solo career demonstrates he was very good at the low range as well; for instance, in his cover of "I Wanna Testify," he sang all four choir parts (soprano, alto, tenor and bass). In some Queen tracks he recorded his voice in octaves, and in "I'm in Love with My Car" he arranged and sang all the cascading harmonies. A Night at the Opera is a 1975 album by English rock band Queen. Another fine example of his vocal talents is in the music hall-esque 'Seaside Rendezvous' where he and Freddie Mercury imitate tubas, clarinets and kazoos through mere voice manipulation. Music hall is a form of British theatrical Entertainment which was popular between 1850 and 1960 Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991 was a Zanzibar -born British Musician, best known as the lead Mediatubaogg -->The tuba is the largest and lowest pitched Brass instrument. The clarinet is a Musical instrument in the Woodwind family The name derives from adding the suffix -et meaning little to the Italian word The kazoo is a simple Musical instrument ( Membranophone) that adds a "buzzing" timbral quality to a player's voice when one vocalizes into it One of Taylor's other talents was his ability to play fairly complicated drum parts while singing, as can be seen in numerous Queen performances.
His compositions include the hits "Radio Ga Ga", "Heaven for Everyone" and "A Kind of Magic", as well as other tunes that did not receive as much airplay, such as "Modern Times Rock 'n' Roll" (Queen), "Tenement Funster" (Sheer Heart Attack), and "I'm in Love With My Car" (A Night at the Opera) and "Drowse" (A Day at the Races), all of which were sung by him. "Radio Ga Ga" is a song performed and recorded by the band Queen, written by their drummer Roger Taylor. " Heaven for Everyone " is a song written by Roger Taylor. "A Kind of Magic" is a Rock song written by Roger Taylor for the film Highlander, for which Queen wrote the music Queen is the self-titled debut album from the English rock band Queen, released in 1973. For the Queen song of the same name see News of the World (album. A Night at the Opera is a 1975 album by English rock band Queen. A Day at the Races is a rock album by English band Queen released in December 1976 Taylor is notorious for an incident relating to the release of "I'm in Love With My Car". Taylor desperately wanted to include it as the B-side of "Bohemian Rhapsody", but Freddie Mercury didn't agree. Taylor locked himself in a cupboard until Mercury changed his mind. Taylor, being the composer of the B-side, acquired the same amount of royalties as Mercury himself (which apparently led to argument later on in their careers). The UK #1 hit "These Are the Days of Our Lives", though credited to all the band, was actually written by Taylor, as well as "Invisible Man", "Breakthru" (except the intro), and "You Don't Fool Me" (with lyrics by Mercury). " These Are the Days of Our Lives " is a song by the British rock band Queen. A significant portion of the lyrics in Queen's epic "Innuendo" are by Taylor, with the music by Mercury. " Innuendo " is a song by English Rock band Queen. It is the opening track on the album of the same name.
His first solo album, Fun In Space, was released in 1981 and did quite well. Fun in Space is the debut album by the English musician Roger Taylor. He appeared on various European TV shows to promote the single "Future Management". A few years later he would perform various tracks of the album with The Cross. See also Cross (disambiguation The Cross were the late-1980s side project of Queen 's drummer Roger Taylor. After Queen finished their The Works album in 1984, Taylor worked on his second solo album Strange Frontier. The Works is a 1984 rock album by English band Queen. The band's eleventh studio album it marked a partial return to their rock Released in July 1984, it included guest appearances by bandmates Freddie Mercury and John Deacon.
After Queen finished their 1986 Magic Tour, Taylor wanted to start a new band, putting an anonymous advertisement in the newspaper hinting that he was from a famous rock band and that he was seeking other musicians. A Kind of Magic is a 1986 album by English rock band Queen. It was the band's twelfth Studio album, and is based on the soundtrack Advertising is a form of Communication that typically attempts to persuade potential Customers to Purchase or to consume more of a particular Brand This side project, The Cross, did not turn out to be very successful. See also Cross (disambiguation The Cross were the late-1980s side project of Queen 's drummer Roger Taylor. They released three albums over the six years that they existed, only having some minor success in the UK and Germany. In 1993 they split up, after performing one final gig at the Gosport Festival.
In 1994 he worked with Yoshiki Hayashi, drummer and pianist of X Japan and released the song "Foreign Sand" and a reworking of The Cross' "Final Destination," which was a minor hit in the UK. is a Musician, Songwriter and producer. Throughout his professional career usually referred to by his Given name only he is primarily known for co-founding is a Japanese band founded in 1982 by Toshimitsu "Toshi" Deyama and Yoshiki Hayashi. The album Happiness? - dedicated to Freddie Mercury - got positive reviews around the world and Taylor promoted it with his first solo-tour through Europe, mainly performing in the UK and Italy. A single from the album, "Nazis 1994," was banned by BBC Radio 1 and several stores for its controversial lyrics. Nonetheless, "Nazis 1994" became Taylor's first hit single in England and was followed by two other Top 40 U. K. hits, "Happiness" and "Foreign Sand. "
In 1998 he released his most recent offering, Electric Fire. To promote it, he did one of the first Internet-gigs - for which he got a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records. Guinness World Records, known until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records (and in previous U The album spawned two singles: "Pressure On" and a remix of "Surrender", though neither set the charts alight.
Taylor has also enjoyed a solo career, releasing four albums. His first single was his 1977 cover of The Parliaments "I Wanna Testify". The Parliaments were a Doo-wop Quintet from Plainfield New Jersey, formed in the back room of a barbershop in the late 1950s and named after the cigarette He recorded it during Queen's sessions for the News of the World album. News of the World is the sixth studio album by English rock band Queen, released in 1977 The A-side, although a cover, was completely different from the original. The B-side was a self-penned song "Turn On The TV".
His first album came in 1981 in the form of Fun In Space. Fun in Space is the debut album by the English musician Roger Taylor. Taylor played all the instruments and sang everything on the album, apart from about 50% of the keyboards, which were done by engineer David Richards. David Richards is a Record producer. In the Mountain Studios in Attalens, owned by the rock band Queen, he engineered and co-produced many albums
With Queen still touring heavily and recording at the time of release, it was impossible for Taylor to promote the album to its fullest extent, so Taylor appeared on some European TV shows to promote the single, "Future Management", including Top Of The Pops. Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, was a long-running British music chart Television programme, made and broadcast The only other single to come from the album was "My Country". The only single released from the album in the U. S. was "Let's Get Crazy".
His next venture came in 1984 when, after Mercury rejected a lot of his songs for the Queen album, The Works, he realized he had more than enough for an album. The Works is a 1984 rock album by English band Queen. The band's eleventh studio album it marked a partial return to their rock The album became Strange Frontier. Strange Frontier is the second album by the English musician Roger Taylor. The three singles from the album were the title track, "Beautiful Dreams" (in Portugal only) and "Man On Fire", the latter becoming a live favourite for him in later years. No attempts to promote the singles were made, Queen toured to promote 1984's The Works album, which made a Strange Frontier tour impossible, and Taylor didn't perform on any TV shows. The cover of the album is a 'pixelated' version of his portrait photo that appeared in the liner notes of the Works album.
Freddie Mercury sang backing vocals on "Killing Time", John Deacon remixed the B-side "I Cry For You," and Rick Parfitt co-wrote and played on "It's An Illusion". John Richard Deacon (born 19 August 1951 is a retired English musician best known as the Bass guitarist for the rock band Queen. Rick Parfitt (born 12 October 1948 in Woking, Surrey, England) is best known for being a singer and the Rhythm guitarist David Richards, the engineer and producer, also co-wrote two of the tracks. The album includes covers of Bruce Springsteen's "Racing In The Streets" and Bob Dylan's "Masters of War". Bob Dylan (born Robert Zimmerman, May 24 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota) is an American singer-songwriter author poet and painter who has been a major
In the period of 1987 to 1993 he formed a group named The Cross.
After that in 1994 he published a new solo album "Happiness?", which was "Dedicated to the tasmanian tiger - thylacinus cynocephalus, but most especially. Happiness? is the third album by the English musician Roger Taylor. . . for Freddie".
In 1999 he published his, to date, last solo album, "Electric Fire". Electric Fire is the fourth solo album by Roger Taylor, from the band Queen.
After Queen's 1986 Magic Tour, the band members went their separate ways to do various solo work. Taylor decided to form a new band with whom he could tour. He had already written and recorded the album himself before finding a band to play the songs with. He eventually placed an ad for band members in a national newspaper, hinting he was a famous rock musician. The position of keyboard player was duly offered to Spike Edney after two successful Queen tours with him handling the keys. Philip 'Spike' Edney (born December 11, 1951) is a British musician who has appeared as part of numerous bands When the auditions were over, the line-up was completed by Peter Noone on Bass, Clayton Moss on Guitar, and Josh (ua J. The electric bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass; ˈbeɪs as in "base" is a Stringed instrument played primarily with the The guitar is a Musical instrument with ancient roots that is used in a wide variety of musical styles ) Macrae on Drums. Taylor himself would take the responsibility on lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist.
The first album, Shove It, was released in 1988. In Europe, Heaven for Everyone (later a Queen song) contained Freddie Mercury on lead vocals and Taylor on backing vocals. " Heaven for Everyone " is a song written by Roger Taylor. However, on the single version and the American album version the roles were reversed. The European CD contained an extra track (compared to cassette and LP) in The 2nd Shelf Mix, the US version having "Feel The Force" as its extra track. The band promoted hard in Germany especially, with many TV performances of singles including an appearance at the Montreux Golden Rose festival in 1988. The tour took in dates in the UK and Germany. Three singles were released from the album: "Cowboys and Indians", "Heaven for Everyone" and "Shove It". " Heaven for Everyone " is a song written by Roger Taylor. Another single, "Manipulator," was released in 1988, but it wasn't included on any album. It was also the only song from the time that had joint writing credits, Taylor sharing them with Spike Edney and Steve Strange.
After finishing Queen's 1989 album The Miracle, Taylor went into the studio with the rest of The Cross for the first time. For other albums of the same name see Miracle (disambiguation. The band composed the opening track "On Top Of The World Ma" with a riff bearing a resemblance to the Led Zeppelin track Whole Lotta Love. " Whole Lotta Love " is a song by English rock band Led Zeppelin. The rest of the album consisted mainly of individually written songs, except for "Power To Love" which was a joint venture by Macrae, Noone and Moss. Clayton Moss sang lead vocals on his own track "Better Things", and Spike Edney played mandolin on "Final Destination", which was written by Taylor. A mandolin is a musical instrument in the Lute family (plucked or strummed "Final Destination" was released as a single, as were "Liar" and "Power To Love", the latter being the last single to be released in the UK by the group. "Final Destination" came with a live rendition of Taylor's song "Man On Fire" as a B-side, and "Liar" (Noone) had a brand new track, "In Charge Of My Heart", which was also penned by Taylor. The 12" single and CD of "Liar" also included extended remixes of both "Liar" and "In Charge Of My Heart". The instrumental section at the beginning of "In Charge Of My Heart" was used as the opening to concerts on the accompanying tour. "Closer To You" (Edney) had been planned to be released in America, but the idea was never discussed again. The group having seemingly given up on the UK market, the accompanying tour only included dates in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Ibiza. Unusual for such tours, every song from the new album was played live.
Made at a time when Taylor's efforts were concentrated on Queen and Mercury himself, Blue Rock gave the other members of the band a chance to take control of the upcoming album. It was in fact mostly written by Edney with him contributing three of his own tracks and contributing to four more. Once again the opening track was penned by the entire band, "Bad Attitude" was written (although not complete) by the Christmas fan club party of 1990. The album itself contained a lot of vocals not from Taylor, but mainly of Edney and Noone. Examples of this can be heard in "Put It All Down To Love" (Edney) "Life Changes" (Moss, Noone, Edney and Macrae) and "Heartland" (The B-side to Life Changes, penned by Noone). Blue Rock itself was only released in Germany (although promo copies were released in Italy and Japan), so it is pretty rare to find on the market, yet is widely accepted to be their best album. "New Dark Ages" (Taylor) was released in Germany with another live version of "Man On Fire", whilst "Life Changes" was released with the B-side "Heartland". It was however immediately withdrawn, due to the death of Freddie Mercury. The tour was in support of Magnum, so the concert lengths were short (45 mins. Magnum are a British Melodic Rock band from Birmingham, England. ) and very few bootlegs survived. The tour was rapid, covering 20 dates in one month.
The kit Taylor used on the latest Queen + Paul Rodgers tour is mainly a Ludwig kit (classic maple shells), with a Sleishman bass drum. The Queen + Paul Rodgers collaboration began in late 2004 when Queen were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame Ludwig-Musser is a Drum and Percussion instrument Manufacturer owned by Conn-Selmer Inc He uses Vic Firth Extreme 5B wooden tipped sticks. Vic Firth is an American drum stick and drum mallet manufacturer founded in 1963 "by accident" according to its founder Vic Firth a drummer/percussionist His hardware comprises all new Ludwig, with a DW 9002 double bass drum pedal. Drum Workshop is an Oxnard California -based drum and hardware manufacturing company
The cymbals are all by Zildjian. The snare drum is a Drum with strands of snares made of curled metal wire metal cable plastic cable or gut cords stretched across the a drumhead typically Rototoms are Drums which have no shell They consist of a single head in a die-cast zinc or aluminum frame Wind chimes or Aeolian chimes are often hollow or solid metal glass or wooden tubes which are usually hung outside of a building and are intended to be played by the Ludwig-Musser is a Drum and Percussion instrument Manufacturer owned by Conn-Selmer Inc The tambourine or Marine is a Musical instrument of the percussion family consisting of a frame often of wood or plastic with pairs of small metal jingles Remo is an American Drumhead company They are well known for their highly successful Weatherking series which is now seen on orchestral world and marching A drumhead is a membrane stretched over one or both of the open ends of a Drum. A bass drum is a large Drum that produces a note of low definite or indefinite pitch. Remo is an American Drumhead company They are well known for their highly successful Weatherking series which is now seen on orchestral world and marching A tom-tom (not to be confused with a Tamtam) is a cylindrical Drum with no snare. A floor tom is a double-headed tom-tom Drum which usually stands on the floor on three legs The snare drum is a Drum with strands of snares made of curled metal wire metal cable plastic cable or gut cords stretched across the a drumhead typically Zildjian redirects here For other uses see Zildjian (disambiguation.
In 1999 Taylor appeared in the background of a Royal Mail stamp commemorating the life of Freddie Mercury. A hi-hat, or hihat, is a type of Cymbal and stand used as a typical part of a Drum kit by percussionists in R&B, hip-hop, Disco A crash cymbal is a type of Cymbal that produces a loud sharp "crash" and is used mainly for occasional accents as opposed to in Ostinato. A ride cymbal is a type of Cymbal that is a standard part of most Drum kits Its function is to maintain a steady Rhythmic pattern sometimes called a In western Music, china type Cymbals are cymbals manufactured to produce a dark crisp trashy and explosive tone This is a discography of works by Roger Taylor outside of Queen This is a Discography of works by Queen. Since 1973 the British rock band has released a total of fifteen studio albums five live albums numerous Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) Royal Mail is the national postal service of the United Kingdom. A postage stamp is an adhesive paper evidence of pre-paying a fee for postal services This caused controversy as it was an understood rule that the only living people allowed to appear on British stamps could be members of the Royal family.
In 2002, Taylor appeared on the "Twelve Drummers Drumming" Christmas card in the "Twelve Days of Christmas" set sold at Woolworths to raise money for the NSPCC – alongside the "other" Roger Taylor, the drummer for Duran Duran. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. The Twelve Days of Christmas, and the associated evenings of those twelve days (Twelve-tide are the festive days beginning the evening of Christmas Day ( December 25 This article is about the British Woolworths Group plc, and its stores The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children ( NSPCC) is a UK charity campaigning and working in child protection Roger Andrew Taylor (born April 26, 1960 in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, England) is the drummer for the electronic pop/rock Duran Duran are an English Pop rock band famous for a long series of popular singles, albums and vivid Music videos for which they've won two
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Meddows-Taylor, Roger|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 26, 1949|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Norfolk, England|
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