, In 1998, Daltrey performed two songs with the Jim Byrnes Blues Band at the Los Angeles Highlander Convention. A week later, Daltrey was admitted back to the band, but was told he'd be on probation. Men of Modest Height Filed Under:celebrities, famous short men, musicians 7 comments.  On 4 March 2009, three days after his 65th birthday, Daltrey accepted the James Joyce Award from the Literary and Historical Society of University College Dublin for outstanding success in the music field. These included a track contributed by Bryan Ferry ("Going Strong"), and one contributed by Eurythmics ("Somebody Told Me"). They were informed they could not wed that day as Roger’s divorce from his first wife Jacqueline was not yet finalised. A site about Heather Taylor, Sixties model and Roger Daltrey's wife. He’s managed to snag himself a gorgeous taller woman who loves short men, though, with his wife, Ari Cooper. Ronnie Van Zant, of Lynyrd Skynyrd, was 5’7″ or shorter. This musician, multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter is known by most people as a guitarist and lead vocalist in the rock band Pearl Jam. He’s considered to be the “Godfather of Punk” and was the lead vocalist of the proto-punk band Stooges. Marley was a Jamaican singer, songwriter and guitarist. His choice of wife met with the full approval of his parents. Like Prince, Paul David Hewson is internationally known by his stage name, Bono. Your email address will not be published. A sampling of his films and TV roles follows:, Daltrey contributed to a collection of childhood fishing stories published in 1996 entitled I Remember: Reflections on Fishing in Childhood. Steve Marriott and Ronnie Lane, both 5’ 5” , Daltrey hand-built his first guitar from a piece of plywood, and also built guitars for the band in the early days when they had little money to buy equipment. , In 1996, Pete Townshend was approached to produce Quadrophenia for the Prince's Trust concert at Hyde Park, London. , On release, Parting Should Be Painless received negative critical reviews, and was Daltrey's poorest-selling studio album up to that point. , In 2003, Daltrey was honoured by Time magazine as a European Hero for his work with the Teenage Cancer Trust and other charities. He has also worked as an actor in the theatre, on television and in films. By visiting Celeb Heights you agree to its. ", Early on, Daltrey was the band's leader, earning a reputation for using his fists to exercise control when needed, despite his small stature.  Although it was rumoured that a studio version was recorded during the Endless Wire sessions (and may have featured Entwistle's basslines from 2002), Townshend later stated that no such recording was made.