Roger Pope Dead At 66

2013-09-18 by A : w.e.b. CONTRIBUTOR | 6 Comments
Veteran drummer Roger Pope has died at the age of 66.

The respected musician, who played in bands with Sir Elton John, Hall & Oates, Sir Cliff Richard, and Nilsson, passed away last week after a battle with illness.
Born in Kent, England, Pope was playing drums in bands by his mid-teens and working as a session musician, and in the late 1960s he became one of the founding members of cult rockers Hookfoot.

His studio work included sessions for Sir Elton, and he played on his debut album, Empty Sky, before joining the star on the road as part of his backing band in 1975. During his career, Pope also played with blues star Buddy Guy, singer Kiki Dee, and folk singer Al Stewart.

It is believed he passed away at a nursing home in the south of England.

Tagged: Elton John

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Zamora
September 18th 2013
318 Comments


Rest In Peace

SlMBOLlC
September 19th 2013
5551 Comments


What John Pope is dead???

I was a MASSive fan

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advancedwarfighter
September 19th 2013
29 Comments


^John Pope died at 666

henryChinaski
September 19th 2013
3629 Comments


RIP

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ButteryBiscuitBass
September 19th 2013
11138 Comments


rip

SadAndHolyGlow
September 25th 2013
1615 Comments


Rip.



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