This time up the story of Coventry's only Grammy winning musician and record producer - Roger Lomas. Best known for his work with Two Tone but there's a lot more to Roger - read on...
TAKE A LOOK (AND LISTEN) TO THE DIVERSE ROGER LOMAS MUSICAL PORTFOLIO AS PRODUCER / SONGWRITER AND BAND MEMBER-MUSICIAN.
Some of Roger Lomas's productions - A full list can be found on Roger's website here http://www.rogerlomas.com/records.htm
Roger Lomas as Producer
Includes Selecter, Specials, Modetes, Body Snatchers, echo and the Bunnymen, Bert Jansch, Hazel O'Connor, Subsonixx, Bad Manners, Lee Scratch Perry, Roy Wood, Reluctant Stereotypes,
Desmond Dekkar, Toots and the Maytals, The Tubes, 3 Red Colours, Elkie Brooks, The Country Joe Band, The Men They Couldn't Hang, Ashley Hutchings, The Wildhearts, Jeremy Spencer, The Ripps, China Crisis and more....
Roger produced The Selecter's 2nd and innovative Album Celebrate the Bullet
Lorraine - Bad Manners
Too Much Too Young - Live
The song that started it all - The Selecter - (B side of Gangsters) but written by Neol Davies, played by Neol Davies with John Bradbury on drums and recorded on a 4 track porta-studio by Roger Lomas as early as 1977.
Echo and the Bunnymen - Me, I'm all smiles album
Desmond Dekker and the Specials king of kings album
Coventry Ska / jazz outfit fronted by Paul King - (later front man of chart topping band King)
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF RECORDING ARTS & SCIENCES
45th GRAMMY AWARDS
(Producer / Engineer)
BEST REGGAE ALBUM - 2002
(Lee 'Scratch' Perry)
And Roger's latest production The Subsonixx
Roger Lomas as Musician
Roger joined the Sorrows in 1966. This 1967 track from the Sorrows, features Roger i think
In the late 70's Roger was in The Dodgers with former members on Badfinger and the Coventry progressive band Indian Summer -
From the The Sorrows to Roger and Pip - under-rated heavy heavy track!
Another Roger Lomas outfit - Renegade as musician - Revolution by Renegrade