LAS VEGAS - MAY 25: Queen drummer Roger Taylor performs during the VH1 Rock Honors at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on May 25, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Queen’s Roger Taylor celebrates his birthday today (July 26), and while he’ll forever be known for being the drummer in one of the greatest bands of all time, we’d like to focus on some of his solo work.  

In honor of Taylor’s birthday, here’s a playlist of some performances outside of Queen (and a really cool duet with Jeff Beck.)


Roger Taylor – Playlist

“People Get Ready” (with Jeff Beck)
“I Wanna Testify” (TV performance in 1977)
“A Nation Of Haircuts” (Live at the Cyberbarn – 2014)
“We Will Rock You” (Live at the Cyberbarn – 2014)
“Radio Ga Ga” (Live at the  Cyberbarn – 2014)
“Sunny Day” (Official Video – 2013)

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger. The first man she ever loved was Jack Daniel.  (True story.)

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