Happy Birthday! Roger Hodgson

Today, Charles Roger Pomfret Hodgson, the English musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the former co-frontman and founding member of Supertramp becomes rock's newest member of the Septuagenarian Club. Hodgson composed and sang the majority of the band's hits, including "Draeamer", "Give A Little Bit", "Breakfast In America", "Take The Long Way Home", and "The Logical Song."  He departed Supertramp in 1983 and moved his family away from the Los Angeles music scene to live a simpler lifestyle close to nature and be home with his children as they were growing up. Hodgson returned to touring in 2001 and is still touring worldwide. He is recognized for his tenor voice and distinctive melodies which became a trademark of his former band Supertramp.

In his honor, here's a live performance of "Give A Little Bit"... and scroll down to see Roger discussing the creation process of some of the classics he wrote and composed.

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