Roger Cook

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 19:29 | Category : Podcasts
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One of the greatest songwriters of all time, Roger Cook ‘the man of 1000 hits’, talks to Jason Barnard about key tracks from his 50 year career.Roger Cook

  1. The Fortunes – You’ve Got Your Troubles (Single A-side, Decca, 1965)
  2. David and Jonathan – Michelle (Single A-side, Columbia, 1966)
  3. David and Jonathan – Lovers Of The World Tonight (Single A-side, Columbia, 1966)
  4. David and Jonathan – Softly Whispering I Love You (Single A-side, Columbia, 1967)
  5. Gene Pitney – Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart (Single A-side, Columbia, 1967)
  6. Deep Purple – Hallelujah (Single A-side, Harvest, 1969)
  7. Blue Mink – Melting Pot (Single A-side, Philips, 1969)
  8. White Plains – My Baby Loves Lovin’ (Single A-side, Deram, 1970)
  9. Blue Mink – The Banner Man (Single A-side, Regal Zonophone, 1971)
  10. The New Seekers – I’d Like To Teach The World Too Sing (In Perfect Harmony) (Single A-side, Polydor, 1971)
  11. Roger James Cooke – Today I Killed A Man I Didn’t Know (Single A-side, Columbia (Sweden), 1970)
  12. Roger James Cooke – Skyline Pigeon (Single A-side, Columbia, 1968)
  13. Cilla Black – Something Tells Me (Something’s Gonna Happen Tonight) (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1971)
  14. The Hollies – Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1972)
  15. The Hollies – Gasoline Alley Bred (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1970)
  16. Roger Cook – Beautiful Memories (Alright, Warner Brothers, 1976)
  17. Marmalade – Talking In Your Sleep (Single A-side, Target, 1978)
  18. Don Williams – I Believe In You (Single A-side, MCA, 1980)
  19. John Prine – I Just Want To Dance With You (German Afternoons, Oh Boy, 1986)
  20. Galen Crew – Sleepyhead (Acoustic Daydreams, Galen Crew, 2012)

In the biggest Strange Brew ever, Roger shares the stories behind his classic songs plus tracks he recorded in David and Jonathan, Blue Mink and solo.

One Comment for “Roger Cook”

  1. 1George Mc Allister

    Hi Roger,I well remember,you would play the new song for us on your little 4 string,(Fortunes)in your offices(I think Mayfair).Whenever it’s a Sunday,Baby By the Way,and,Something tells me(Cilla),great talent,so pleased to have been a small part in your illustrious career.When I joined ‘The Rockin’ Berries,we recorded ‘Talking in Your Sleep’on a covers album.Always loved the’Crystal Gayle’ version.Lovely to see you still singing /writing,great video of you with your band(Country one)Keep well Roger,Sincere regards. george.

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