Roger Daltry heads all star rock extravaganza

Unique group formed for charity concert

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The amazing RD Crusaders once again came together for a good cause. The unique group, brought together by Chiswick born Roger Daltry and Express and OK! proprietor Richard Desmond, staged a special concert at Old Billingsgate Fish Market on 9th May in aid of a London Children’s Hospital.

The RD Crusaders first came together in 2003 and since then have raised over a million pounds for charity. The 2006 Concert is one of a number of high profile events which together with community fundraising and corporate support will help The Evelina Children’s Hospital Appeal reach its £10 million target to equip the brand new hospital with the very best and most modern medical equipment and

Roger Daltry explained“We were talking about ways we could raise funds for charity and I said to Richard that I would sing in any band the he put together. He went away and the names he came back with were

The Billingsgate Concert was no exception with a line up of Richard Desmond, Roger Daltrey, Robert Plant, Lulu, Greg Lake, Russ Ballard, Zoot Money, Simon Townshend, Steve Smith, Nick Newall, Nicky Lambourne, Steve Balsamo and Margot Buchanan.

Richard Desmond said “These are the people I have admired from my earliest youth when I played the drums and started out in business with music magazines. Now I am living a dream at the same time as giving something back to charity”.

May 10, 2006