has funked, popped, souled, rocked, jazzed and kids-songed his way
into the charts many times, in many ways. And he continues to do
An enduring love affair
with popular music has led Ron Roker to become one of the pre-eminent
songwriters and producers of his generation. Ron's songs have been
hits for The Fortunes, The Pearls, Jackie Lee, Manhattan Transfer,
Dionne Warwick, Tina Charles, Redman and many others.
with the best arrangers, writers, producers and engineers
has underpinned Ron's success. Ron's great friend, the late Gerry
Shury, Barry Blue, Biddu, Colin Blunstone, Phil Dennys, Anne Dudley,
Howard Greenfield, Roger Greenaway, Richard Hill, Pete Kelly, Lynsey
de Paul, Barry Mason, Simon May, Winston Sela, Geoff Stevens, Phil
Swern, Leon Ware and more have teamed up with Ron over the years.
is currently writing and producing for two key album
projects, creating new songs for early-learning and pre-school children.
Together with the Tremeloes' Joe Gillingham, Ron has written and
produced songs for the legendary TV writer, actor Roy Hudd O.B.E.
and other leading artists. Ron is also currently co-writing an album
of new children's songs with the leading arranger Pete Kelly. The
album features Dave Benson Phillips containing songs from the cartoon
shows Farmyard Crazy animated by Paul Solomons. See the website
for Farmyard Crazy! We
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ahead, Ron hopes to
develop more creative collaborations and to write and produce for
other artists in this dynamic industry as new ideas and talents