The Who’s Roger Daltrey says he is ‘very, very deaf,’ calls on fans to use earplugs

The british band The Who singer Roger Daltry performs during the Glastonbury music festival in Somerset, south west England, June 24, 2007.


The Who’s frontman Roger Daltrey has a message for the children, who are looking to pursue a long-term career in rock and roll.

During a recent Vegas concert, Daltrey confessed to the rock-and-roll crowd that, after years in the industry, the sounds of the rock have him “very, very deaf.”


And as a word to the wise, the rock and roll singer offered some advice for people who want to go with his career, roared the crowd, “I counsel all of you, all of you rock’ n ‘ roll-fans – f—ing ear-plugs with you to the gigs.”

He then added that he wanted the earplugs were something that he used often when it came to the playing of violent performances.

“If we had known when we were young… we were lip-reading,” the singer admitted.

But, despite his hearing problems, Daltrey promised to continue to perform “for a long time.”

“I’m happy for what I do – I thank you,” he said.

The singer also that he is now using in-ear monitors and is very good at reading lips.

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