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Roger Whittaker (Nairobi (Kenya), 22 March1936) is a British singer and songwriter who has sold more than 55 million records worldwide. Whittaker stands next to his voice known for his flute talents, which are reflected in fully whistled songs like Mexican Whistler and Irish Whistler.

Biography[Edit]Edit

Songs from his repertoire include Steel One (1962), Durham Town (1969), The Last Farewell (1971), River Lady (1981), Love You Because (1983). The Last Farewell in the early 1970s was his biggest hit in both the United Kingdom and the United States the number was high in the charts and plates with The Last Farewell out went a total of more than 10 million times worldwide over the counter. From that time the Englishman about his horizons broadened by-also successfully-German-language songs likeAlbany (1981), ' Eloisa ' (1984), Leben mit Dir (1989) and Schön war die Zeit (1990) to include. The latter is successfully covered by Corry Konings as "Nice was that time".

Whittaker has over 250 silver, gold and Platinum albums collected. In May 2011, he made a very last tour through Germany and Austria. Every now and then he still on, especially in shows for the German tv channels ARD and ZDF.

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number with listing (s)

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
I don't believe in ' if ' anymore 1003 1325 1754 1438 1220 980 1624 1567 1606 1422 - - - - -
New world in the morning 1874 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
The last farewell 1464 - 1831 - - - 1885 1908 - - - - - - -

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