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Roger Chapman

Roger Chapman
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Roger Chapman (born Roger Maxwell Chapman on 8 April 1942 in Leicester), also known as Chappo, is an English rock vocalist. He is best known as a member of the progressive rock band Family, which he joined along with Charlie Whitney, in 1966 and also the rock, R&B band Streetwalkers formed in 1974. His idiosyncratic brand of showmanship when performing and vocal vibrato led him to become a cult figure on the British rock scene.
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Box of Frogs — Box of Frogs / Strange Land Box of Frogs — Box of Frogs / Strange Land
(Acadia ACA 8100, 1986/2006, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Crises Mike Oldfield — Crises
(Caroline CAR 1850, 1983/2000, CD)
The Riff Burglars / Short List (Roger Chapman) — The Legendary Funny Cider Sessions/Swag The Riff Burglars / Short List (Roger Chapman) — The Legendary Funny Cider Sessions/Swag
(Mystic MYS CD 165, 1983/2003, CD)
Streetwalkers — I'm Walking: Complete Streetwalkers 1974-77 Streetwalkers — I'm Walking: Complete Streetwalkers 1974-77
(Snapper Music SMABX1020, 1977/2015, 15CD)
Family — It's Only a Movie Family — It's Only a Movie
(Snapper Music SDPCD240, 1973/2011, CD)
Family — Bandstand Family — Bandstand
(Repertoire REPUK 1081, 1972/2006, CD)
Family — Fearless Family — Fearless
(Madfish SMACD995, 1971/2014, 2CD)
Family — Live Family — Live
(Mystic MYS CD 176, 1971/2003, CD)
Family — Anyway Family — Anyway
(Madfish SMACD1025, 1970/2015, 2CD)
Family — A Song for Me Family — A Song for Me
(Madfish SMALCD993, 1970/2013, CD)
Family — Family Entertainment Family — Family Entertainment
(Pucka PUC 702, 1969/2003, CD)
Family — Music in a Doll's House / Family Entertainment Family — Music in a Doll's House / Family Entertainment
(See for Miles SFM 1968, 1969/1999, 2CD)
Family — Music in a Doll's House Family — Music in a Doll's House
(Pucka PUC 801, 1968/2012, CD)

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