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Karen Karen from Oxford, MA USA wrote on September 23, 2023 at 1:21 pm
My parents introduced us to your music. They were great fans- singing and whistling along. It wasn’t Christmas until we played Darcy the Dragon. Your music brings us joy, it will forever be a part of us. You passed on the same date we lost my younger sister many years ago. Our condolences, thoughts and prayers to your family. They say whistling is the outlet of a happy soul- whistle on 💕
Josephine Tole Josephine Tole from Mombasa Kenya wrote on September 23, 2023 at 1:15 pm
My condolences to the family and all music lovers. It’s a coincidence that I just felt a very strong urge to keep on listening to your old music these last 2 weeks….on and on and on! Your music gives me peace and alot of memories. I didn’t know it is the same time you will breathe your last. Roger, you touched the whole world with your music. The world celebrates you. May you rest in eternal peace❤️❤️❤️
Josephine Tole Josephine Tole from Mombasa Kenya wrote on September 23, 2023 at 1:06 pm
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Peter Erglis Peter Erglis from Belleville , Ontario wrote on September 23, 2023 at 1:02 pm
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed your music , one of our highlights was attending one of your concerts at Massey Hall in Toronto. RIP.
Shailla Matlock Shailla Matlock from NYC wrote on September 23, 2023 at 12:56 pm
Growing up in Kenya, your songs were very much part of our heritage and your music resonated with those born in Kenya. You shall live on through your legacy and music. We thank you for sharing such an amazing gift with the world. Rest in peace and whistle with the Angels.
Tim Carter Tim Carter from Camelford Cornwall wrote on September 23, 2023 at 11:59 am
Dear Roger When I was 12, I wanted to be you. You were the Confidence I have yet to find. Asante Sana Safari Salama Afiki Farewell Tim
Michelle Simpson Rathbone Michelle Simpson Rathbone wrote on September 23, 2023 at 11:14 am
My very deepest condolences to all Roger's family. My father absolutely loved his music, as do I. His memory will live on in our hearts forever. His music struck so many chords with us, we are also from Africa and we related so much to the beautiful songs and lyrics. Thank you for the music good Sir, may you rest in peace. Hamba kahle
Denis Denis from Eivers wrote on September 23, 2023 at 9:34 am
River. The Last Farewell with Chet Atkins will , like your other music ,live forever in my memory and I performed same in a show last evening. Thank you for all the great memories.
Kathleen Kanele Kathleen Kanele from Toronto wrote on September 23, 2023 at 9:03 am
Rest in peace, dear Roger. Thank you for the joy you have brought to millions over the many years!
Eric Irvine Eric Irvine from Houston, TX wrote on September 23, 2023 at 9:01 am
To the Whittaker Family- May your grief be short, but your memories long....Two weeks ago, I woke out of a sound sleep with The Last Farewell in my head, a song I remember from my childhood, and one of my Grandma's favorite songs (and artists). I pulled it up on my phone and listened to it for the first time in many years, over and over. Roger touched my soul, he made an impact on me. I was filled with thoughts of my Grandma, and my wonderful music-filed childhood. She bought me one of his LP's which I wore out. The imagery of that song was burnt into my memory like a laser. Upon hearing it again, I looked him up, news of his passing had not yet reached our shores. It was as if he had sung it to me personally, a last farewell, in my dreams, as I found that he had passed a little later that day. I know I will never forget Roger's gentle, soothing voice and music. Thank you, Roger, for your gift of music that you shared with us all. Rest in peace, kind sir.
Muriel Barry Muriel Barry from Westport, Ireland wrote on September 23, 2023 at 8:59 am
My father, Kevin, introduced us to the Roger’s music as a children. I always loved his rich voice, his beautiful melodies & lyrics & his warm & deep humanity . Thank you for the music, Roger. Rest in peace.🙏🏻
David Penton David Penton from Waterdown, Ontario Canada wrote on September 23, 2023 at 5:22 am
Thank you for your comforting music for all these many years and such enjoyable concert tours. My sympathies to Roger's family, may you be comforted by your happy memories.
Marianne Benjamin Marianne Benjamin from Edmonton wrote on September 23, 2023 at 3:32 am
Truly one of my favourites. Fond memories of his music during my childhood. I am happy I got to see him in concert over 25 years ago. My condolences to his family and loved ones. -Marianne Benjamin
Darrell Lovins, D.O., M.P.H. Darrell Lovins, D.O., M.P.H. from Birchwood, TN wrote on September 23, 2023 at 2:24 am
My prayers are with you all in your time of grief. Mr. Whittaker's music reached and still reaches the soul. I am ever so grateful that medicine's loss was music's and the world's gain. Rest in peace sir. Rest in peace.
France France from Montreal - Canada wrote on September 23, 2023 at 1:51 am
I only have good memories of Roger's songs from my childhood and they will always come back to my mind. It's a shame he's gone and he was a great whistler, I loved hearing him whistle. Now he whistles for the angels in heaven. Rest in peace now, you deserve it. All my condolences to the family, my thoughts are with them
Keith Keith from Lethbridge Alberta Canada wrote on September 22, 2023 at 10:18 pm
Ever since I can remember, Rogers music was always on my parents turntable and later in their CD player. Two years ago my Dad passed away and I played a number of Rogers songs to help Dad pass to the spirit world. Thank you Roger for sharing your gift with the world ❤️
Ian S Ian S from Chorley, uk wrote on September 22, 2023 at 8:43 pm
My first memory of Roger's music was in 1986, my dad had left the family home but left behibg a collection of cassettes, one of these was a Reader's Digest collection of Roger's songs. I lapped it up and played it over and again. Lots of the songs have very special places in my heart - particularly after tge early and sudden death of my own wife. My thoughts go out to the whole family and those who knew him well. Much love.
Dutt Dutt from Walsall wrote on September 22, 2023 at 8:09 pm
So sorry to read the news. My aunty Pam and uncle Michael used to have the Red Cow pub in Chrishall and I was fortunate to have met both Roger and Natalie ( along with the gorgeous Bunty and Jango ). Always stayed in my memory. RIP
Tony clack Tony clack from Okehampton, Devon wrote on September 22, 2023 at 7:48 pm
What a great man. Music has got me through my sometimes troubled life. The first two singles I bought was Durham town and two little boys. This is the sad part of life that I will never understand but thanks to you tube we can access this great mans music at anytime.
Margreet Margreet from Den Haag wrote on September 22, 2023 at 6:27 pm
A special place in my life. You will never be forgotten. Your music en who you are keeps you alive. My condoleances for your family.