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Roger Greenaway

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Roger John Reginald Greenaway, OBE (born 23 August 1938)[1] is an English singer, songwriter and record producer, best known for his collaborations with Roger Cook and Tony Burrows. His compositions have included "You've Got Your Troubles" and the transatlantic million selling songs "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (in Perfect Harmony)"[2] and "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress".[3] They were the first UK songwriting partnership to be granted an Ivor Novello Award as 'Songwriters of the Year' in two successive years.[4]

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Roger Greenaway
Greenaway (1967)
Background information
Birth nameRoger John Reginald Greenaway
Born (1938-08-23) 23 August 1938 (age 85)
Fishponds, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, record producer
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar
Years active1960s–present

In 2009, Greenaway was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.[5]