Roger Hodgson: Take the Long Way Home - Live in Montreal

(Rochester, New York) – In anticipation of Roger Hodgson’s performance at the 2013 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, WXXI is pleased to present this special, Roger Hodgson: Take the Long Way Home - Live in Montreal on Thursday, June 6 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV. One of the most recognizable voices in rock history, Supertramp’s legendary cofounder and singer-songwriter presents some of his classic hits, including "Dreamer," "Breakfast in America," "Give a Little Bit," "The Logical Song," and "Take the Long Way Home."

Recorded in Montreal, Take the Long Way Home reveals both the intimacy of his shows and the incredible force of a legendary musician in absolute top form. During the broadcast you’ll learn more about his June 26th concert at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre and how you can get tickets.

Roger Hodgson is recognized as one of the most gifted composers, songwriters and lyricists of our time! As the legendary voice, writer and arranger of most of Supertramp’s greatest hits that led to more than 60 million record sales, he gave us amazingly enduring songs such as: “The Logical Song,” “Breakfast in America,” “Give a Little Bit,” “Take the Long Way Home,” “Dreamer,” "It's Raining Again,” “Fool's Overture” and so many others that have become the sound track of our lives.

Hodgson co-founded the progressive rock band Supertramp in 1969 and was with them for 14 years. Roger recently received two awards from ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers) for his songs being in the top played songs in their repertory, proving that they have indeed stood the test of time.

Pictured: Roger Hodgson

 


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