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Roger Cook

Roger Cook
Born Roger Frederick Cook, 19 August 1940, Bristol, UK
Bands: [Various Non-Professional Groups] (c. 1954 - 1957) The Sapphires (1957 - Dec 1958) The Londons (c. 1960 - Dec 1961) Jon And Julie (early 1962 - 1963) The Kestrels (1964 - 1965) David And Jonathan (1965 - 1968) Roger James Cooke [Solo #1] (Aug 1968 - Feb 1971) Blue Mink (1969 - 1977) White Plains (1970 - 1974) Currant Kraze (March/April 1970) Campus Kazoo (Nov 1970) Roger Cook [Solo #2] (July 1971 - 1977) CCW (1991 - 1992) [Songwriter] (1958 - Present)

[Various Non-Professional Groups] (c. 1954 to 1957) When Roger was around 14, he performed with his family's harmonica group. The trio consisted of his father on banjo and guitar, with his brother Tony and himself on harmonica. The group performed locally for over a year. After leaving school at the age of 15, Roger worked a factory job in Bristol. By the next year, Roger had left the factory and secured a job as a plasterer's apprentice. In a 1962 interview, Roger states tha…