Fool's Overture - Supertramp co-founder Roger Hodgson, Writer and Composer





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"Fool's Overture is one of my favorite pieces that I've ever written. It was very magical the way it came together. It was actually three separate pieces of music that I had for a few years and then, one day, they kind of all slotted together in what I think is a magnificent, kind of epic piece of music. I always imagined performing it with an orchestra, so when I did start playing with orchestras back in the '90s, it was such a thrill to play this song. I still get goosebumps to his day every time I get an opportunity perform it with an orchestra." ~Roger Hodgson

Roger Hodgson, co-founder of Supertramp, is the singer/songwriter of this masterpiece, Fool's Overture. Roger, one of the greatest writers & composers of our time, originally had three separate pieces of music that one day magically came together and became this treasure. You can see Roger on tour this year performing Fool's Overture and many others - Visit http://www.RogerHodgson.com
or http://www.facebook.com/RogerHodgson. This performance is from Rotterdam, Night of the Proms 1995.

Roger gave us Dreamer, The Logical Song, Give a Little Bit, Breakfast in America, School, Hide in Your Shell, It's Raining Again, Take the Long Way Home & more. Although Roger & Supertramp's other co-founder shared writing credit, they actually wrote & composed separately with each singing their own respective songs: http://bit.ly/1Kfgu0W

2016 Fall Tour

Nov 1 - Milwaukee, WI, USA - http://bit.ly/2c919zY
Nov 2 - Milwaukee, WI, USA - SOLD OUT! - http://bit.ly/2b6EbZx
Nov 3 - Milwaukee, WI, USA - SOLD OUT! - http://bit.ly/2b6xsBD
Nov 4 - Milwaukee, WI, USA - SOLD OUT! -
Nov 7 - Quebec City, QC, Canada - http://bit.ly/23gs5Gx
Nov 8 - Ottawa, ON, Canada - http://bit.ly/1qc8FAw
Nov 9 - Kingston, ON, Canada - http://bit.ly/202mHBu
Nov 11 - Rama, ON, Canada - http://bit.ly/Hodgson_Friday
Nov 12 - Rama, ON, Canada - SOLD OUT! -
Nov 14 - Regina, SK, Canada - http://bit.ly/1RPAOIk
Nov 15 - Saskatoon, SK, Canada - http://bit.ly/28WPEPR
Nov 16 - Winnipeg, MB, Canada - http://bit.ly/1VKkhHY
Nov 18 - Enoch, AB, Canada - http://bit.ly/1Qi3q7G
Nov 19 - Calgary, AB, Canada - http://bit.ly/1YNxWN5
Nov 20 - Kelowna, BC, Canada - http://bit.ly/1VREjkG
Nov 22 - Victoria, BC, Canada - SOLD OUT! - Second Show Added 11/29 - http://bit.ly/1rgX7N9
Nov 25 - Vancouver, BC, Canada - SOLD OUT! - http://bit.ly/1T1592M
Nov 26 - Vancouver, BC, Canada - SOLD OUT! - http://bit.ly/1rebFgu
Nov 27 - Snoqualmie, WA, USA - SOLD OUT! - http://bit.ly/1Uqmnfb
Nov 29 - Victoria, BC, Canada - http://bit.ly/1rgX7N9
Dec 1 - Tucson, AZ, USA - http://bit.ly/2cNQOJu
Dec 2 - Phoenix, AZ, USA - http://bit.ly/2ajQS5o
Dec 3 - Coachella, CA, USA -http://bit.ly/2bcEMuk
Dec 6 - St. Louis, MO, USA - http://bit.ly/2cBuqaa
Dec 8 - St. Charles, IL, USA - http://bit.ly/2ckrUqG
Dec 9 - St. Charles, IL, USA - http://bit.ly/2cwnrxS

2017 Dates

April 30 - Dublin, Ireland - http://bit.ly/2crrwUp
May 18 - Birmingham, England, UK - http://bit.ly/2cn8G0Z or http://bit.ly/2cCgtYo - Box Office: +44 (0)121 780 3333
May 20 - London, England, UK - http://bit.ly/2cn8G0Z or http://bit.ly/2chQ2nV - Box Office: +44 (0)20 7589 8212
May 21 - London, England, UK - http://bit.ly/2cn8G0Z or http://bit.ly/2chQ2nV - Box Office: +44 (0)20 7589 8212
May 23 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - http://bit.ly/2bgHnoh
May 24 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - http://bit.ly/2bgHnoh
May 27 - Paris, France - http://bit.ly/290HVjA

"To the adoring fans who rise to their feet as Hodgson and his four-piece backing band take the stage..it might as well be 1979 all over again." Rolling Stone

"This is the real deal: a legendary music man, in brilliant form and shimmering presence, supported by a tight, terrific band. When you can catch a show, go. An evening with Roger Hodgson will raise your standards of concert-going." Huffington Post

Share your experience of Roger's shows or what his songs mean to you~
"I was totally blown away.I've waited to see you live since 1970 when I first started listening to Supertramp. Your music has been with me through my teen years, the birth of my children and for many of my life events. Each song holds different memories. Seeing you live I was thrilled by the passion that you bring to life in each of those songs. I had tears running down my face at one point with such sheer delight. Thank you so much for your music."

"This man is pure genius. He opened his concert with long way home and instantly had tears streaming down my face. His voice, his passion I think is so much stronger now than back in the day of Supertramp. 2 hours of sheer delight."

"I've always loved your writing and you vocals, but I cannot describe what a memorable night that was. Seeing you is way beyond a concert, the way you interact with the audience, the way you're a truly humble and genuine person made a night I will never forget. Thank you for a truly life altering night!"

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