Roger Pope Dead At 66

2013-09-18 by slaughter in the air, protest on the wind | 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

Comments:Add a Comment 
Zamora
September 18th 2013
261 Comments


Rest In Peace

SlMBOLlC
September 19th 2013
5324 Comments


What John Pope is dead???

I was a MASSive fan

wenfwoascnalskjcna
DFQWEFVNQOCA

advancedwarfighter
September 19th 2013
7 Comments


^John Pope died at 666

henryChinaski
September 19th 2013
3104 Comments


RIP

Digging: Turnover - Peripheral Vision

ButteryBiscuitBass
September 19th 2013
10803 Comments


rip

SadAndHolyGlow
September 25th 2013
1564 Comments


Rip.

Digging: Irrwisch - Irrwisch



You have to be logged in to post a comment. Login | Create a Profile





MOST VIEWED NEWS

Brand New release new song as a f..
Tool + Mastodon supergroup
Slint guitarist survives suicide ..
Muse unleash new single
Scarlett Johansson forms band
Nickelback get groovy
New Muse song
B.B. King Dead
Steven Wilson premieres new tune
Brand New premiere new song



OTHER RECENT NEWS

Öxxö Xööx releases new LP
Senses Fail debut 2 new tracks
Friendzone drop surprise album
Daughters return; recording new a..
Pyrrhon stream new EP
Our Last Night announce new album..
Benji Webbe releases new music vi..
The Ongoing Concept release new v..
Another New mewithoutYou track
New song by The Weeknd
Asking Alexandria debut new song
Kamchatka stream new LP
Minuala stream new album
We Came As Romans stream new sing..
Bones releases new EP

» see all news

RELATED REVIEWS
Elton John
The Diving Board
Elton John
The Union
Elton John
Rocket Man: The Definitive Hits
Elton John
The Captain and The Kid
Elton John
Peachtree Road
FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2014 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy