Roger Whittaker

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Roger Whittaker (born 22 March 1936) is a Kenyan/British singer-songwriter and musician, who was born in Nairobi. His music is an eclectic mix of folk music and popular songs in addition to radio airplay hits. He is best known for his baritone singing voice and trademark whistling ability as well as his guitar skills.

He is widely known for his songs "The Wind Beneath My Wings", "Durham Town (The Leavin')" (1969) and "I Don't Believe in 'If' Anymore" (1970). American audiences are most familiar with his 1970 hit "New World in the Morning" and his 1975 hit "The Last Farewell", the latter of which is his only single to hit the Billboard Hot 100 (it made the Top 20) and also hit No. 1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. His final top-charting hit was "Albany", which scored No. 1 in West Germany in 1982.

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Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
Roger Whittaker 1
Roger Whittaker Collection 1
Roger Whittaker, Volume 1 1
The Best of Roger Whittaker 1
The Golden Age of Roger Whittaker 50 Years of Classic Hits 1
The Greatest Hits of Roger Whittaker 1
The Magic Of 1
The Very Best of Roger Whitaker 1
The Whistler, Volume 1 1
The World of Roger Whittaker 1
What a Wonderful World 1
World's Most Beautiful Christmas Songs 1

Album + Demo

Year Title RatingReleases
1976 The Very Best Of Roger Whittaker Vol. 2 1

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
1977 Live in Canada 1
1988 Live 1
1993 Greatest Hits Live, Volume 2 1
1994 An Evening With Roger Whittaker 1
Greatest Hits Live, Volume 1 1
Roger Whittaker - Live 1

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