Bubblingover Boys

Roger played ukelele in this skiffle band, back in 1957.

Johnny Quale & The Reaction

Roger played drums there.

  • “Bona Sera”
  • “Just A Little Bit”
  • “What’s On Your Mind”
  • “I’ll Go Crazy” (& bvc’s)

The Reaction

Roger on lead vocals and drums.

  • “In The Midnight Hour”
  • “I Got You (I Feel Good)”


1968 & 1969, Roger plays drums along with Brian May on the guitar and Tim Staffel on vocals and bass. The trio had one singel, “Earth”, which was issued in USA only on Mercury. Mercury’s UK branch failed to organize the UK version of the single and the deal felt apart.

  • “Earth”/ “Step On Me”, 7″ SP promo (‘Promotional copy. Not for sale’ on label); (1968) US: Mercury 72977 1-45117