Roger Daltrey on the Union Jack and the Rolling Stones
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The Who legend Roger Daltrey has defended the use of the Union Jack, sharing why his band were so proud to use it as the main part of their imagery.

Appearing on GB News’ Tonight Live, host Dan Wootton told the musician: “No one in pop culture is more synonymous with the Union Jack than you.” To which Daltrey replied: “I just feel there’s so much made of the flag today.

“But as far as we were concerned, it’s just such a great, great graphic.” Roger continued: “Of all the flags that are out there, the Union Jack is just such a strong graphic. “That's what we appreciated. It was not jingoistic, it wasn’t anything like that. Just looked so great on the stage.”

Then when asked which band The Who legend would like to be lead singer of today if he could. At first, he replied: “Oh I wouldn’t be any other singer than I am.” “The Who music is very, very different from anyone else that’s out there.

“It gave me the opportunity to find my own platform and I’m very happy being there.” But then he admitted: “Equally, I wouldn’t mind being in a really good pub band like The Rolling Stones. “Because The Who music was great to fight to, but it wasn’t good to dance to.”

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