Roger Earl

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Roger Earl

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Roger Earl (born in Hampton Court, London, England, 16 May 1946) is the drummer of the band Foghat. A founding member, along with guitarist and vocalist “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, guitarist Rod Price, and bassist Tony Stevens, Earl is the only band member to have performed with the band throughout all of its various incarnations. Before founding Foghat, Earl was a member of Savoy Brown from 1968 to 1970 and auditioned (unsuccessfully) for the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Earl continues to tour with Foghat, playing around 70 dates a year, specialising in city-fests, biker conventions and the “stay where you play” casino circuit Earl lives with his wife Linda on the North Shore, Long Island, west of Port Jefferson, New York. Roger Earl’s brother, Colin Earl, played electric piano for Mungo Jerry as has done some studio recording with Foghat. Earl wears a hearing aid. With the 2007 release of the Foghat double album, Live II, Roger Earl became the only musician to appear on all Foghat albums. Carl Brutananadilewski, a character in the TV series Aqua Teen Hunger Force, expressed in a commercial that he was a fan of Roger Earl, saying “I like the drummer from Foghat. That’s my drummer.” [1] Podcast of the interview Download:
 

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