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‘I never dreamt that Supertramp would continue': Roger Hodgson tries to reclaim his songwriting legacy

‘I never dreamt that Supertramp would continue': Roger Hodgson tries to reclaim his songwriting legacy

Roger Hodgson says, at one time, he loved the anonymity of being in Supertramp. Fast forward a few decades, and he’s left to rebuild a separate legacy — even as few people associate him with his own hit songs.

'More like Supertramp than Supertramp': Roger Hodgson discusses fan reactions to new band tour

Roger Hodgson tells Dave Richards of that fans are favorably comparing a new tour to his career-making work with Supertramp.

'One of those things that fizzled out': Did Roger Hodgson almost take over as Yes' frontman?

Yes bassist Chris Squire recently participated in the all-star Cleopatra Records tribute to Supertramp called Songs of the Century, but it’s not his first intersection with the band.

Gimme Five: Songs where Supertramp, well, sucked

Supertramp’s golden era is generally understood to have been between 1974-79, spanning Crime of the Century through Breakfast in America. Perhaps predictably, none of our selections come from that period.

Gimme Five: Roger Hodgson on "Give A Little Bit," "The Logical Song," others

On this special edition of Something Else Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over Supertramp co-founder Roger Hodgson

Something Else! Interview: Roger Hodgson, formerly of Supertramp

At the turn of the 1980s, Roger Hodgson and Supertramp were coming off a blockbuster album in Breakfast in America that had just spent 15 weeks at No. 1 in the U.S. By the end of the decade, he was out of music.

Roger Hodgson is finding his voice again on rare U.S. tour since leaving Supertramp

Roger Hodgson’s long-awaited U.S. tour — his first solo appearances since 1983 — is giving him the chance to do something that Supertramp never did: Establish his own name.

Roger Hodgson, the voice of Supertramp, announces new 'Breakfast in America' tour

Roger Hodgson, the voice of Supertramp, will embark on his Breakfast in America Tour next month, kicking off with two sold out shows at the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif.

Something Else! Featured Artist: Supertramp

Supertramp was many things over its too-brief period of hitmaking — art-rockish proggers, post-Beatle popsters, kinda-classical rockers, memory-defining radio monoliths. There was much to love as they moved, over the course of the early-1970s to the early-1980s, from the esoteric to the very top of the charts

Deep Cuts: Supertramp, "Sister Moonshine" (1975)

Deep Cuts: Supertramp, "Sister Moonshine" (1975)

by S. Victor Aaron Not long ago I took a look at a side of Roger Hodgson that he doesn’t often reveal. But in contrast to that straight-up rocker, Hodgson’s bread and butter has always been the cheery, melodic folk-ish tunes, and anyone with just a passing knowledge about Supertramp knows that the band’s success was built nearly entirely onRead More