Roger Cotton is a musician, singer, songwriter, producer and engineer. He plays keyboards and guitar. Cotton was born in Kent, and first played in his father's band at the age of 13. In the 60s, 70s and 80s he was a member of Peter Green Splinter Group, The Clockwork Orange, The Bandwagon, The Brothers Grim where he met long time collaborator Alan Glen. Roger is currently the keyboard player in the Buddy Whittington Band.

Cotton was also a member of Peter Green Splinter Group and wrote many of the band's hits including "Big Change" and "Real World", he played keyboard and guitar with John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Paul Jones, Carlos Santana, Papa George Blues Band, Soul Survivor, The Paul Cox Band and Buddy Whittington

Cotton has written and recorded with Peter Green Splinter Group, Eric Bibb, Papa George, Alan Glen, Dr. Feelgood, The Barcodes, Incredible Blues Puppies, The Downliner Sect, Sonny Black, Derek Nash. He has also made various appearance on TV in USA, Europe and Japan, also on DVD.

He is the owner of Roundel Studios in Horton Kirby, Kent. Where many artists have recorded including Peter Green, Marcus Malone, Dr. Feelgood, Alan Glen, Paul Cox. Tony Hadley, Roger Whittaker, Sonny Black, Nine Below Zero, Eric Bibb and many more, Roger also Engineered and Produced many of the recordings in the Kent delta.

In November 2008 after producing and engineering hundreds of albums for other musicians, Cotton released his first album A Long Way Back under his own name, featuring many of the musicians he had worked with including Derek Nash, Marcus Malone, Gary Barnacle, Papa George, Buddy Whittington, Paul Cox, Val Cowell.

Roger Cotton, A key figure on the British Blues scene, Roger Cotton is not just an amazingly talented musician but also an arranger and producer very much in demand. Paris-Move(France)

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Giorgos or George Seferis was the pen name of Geōrgios Seferiádēs. He was one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate. He was also a career diplomat in the Greek Foreign Service, culminating in his appointment as Ambassador to the UK, a post...

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Beijar-te a fronte linda

Beijar-te o aspecto altivo

Beijar-te a tez morena

Beijar-te o rir lascivo

Beijar o ar que aspiras

Beijar o pó que pisas

Beijar a voz que soltas

Beijar a luz que visas

Sentir teus modos frios,

Sentir tua apatia,

Sentir até répúdio,

Sentir essa ironia,