The Who’s Roger Daltrey Inks Life-Spanning Tell-All Book Deal
Stern Show guest’s memoir will hit shelves in 2018October 12, 2017
The Who frontman who famously sang “I Can’t Explain” is going to do his best to try.
Roger Daltrey’s long-awaited memoir will hit shelves in August 2018, according to multiple reports. Blink Publishing won the rights to the rock icon and repeat Stern Show guest’s forthcoming tell-all in a nine-way auction.
In addition to behind-the-scenes tales of the 73-year-old’s ascension to rock royalty, Daltrey’s book will reportedly touch upon a variety of broader themes, including how Britain has changed in his lifetime.
“It’s great that I’ve found a young, enthusiastic publisher, an upstart in the world of books, to publish my story. It feels like the right fit,” Daltrey said in a statement. “I’ve always resisted the urge to ‘do the memoir’ but I finally feel I have enough perspective. I’ve been lucky enough to live in interesting times – I’ve witnessed society, music and culture change beyond recognition.”
Daltrey, of course, shared more than a few of those tales with Howard when he returned to the Stern Show in May of 2015 to discuss the Who’s then-upcoming 50th anniversary tour. Listen to him reveal which song he has vowed to never perform again (below) and get more from the epic conversation here.