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S. E. Rogi Biography Songs, Age Lyrics



Suliman Ernest "Rogi" also known as S. E. Rogi (1926 – 4 July 1994) social life and palm wine guitarist and singer from Sierra Leone.

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Overview

  • Born 1926
  • Foniko, Pujehun District , Sierra Leone
  • Died July 4, 1994
  • Genres Palm Wine Music , Highlife
  • Active years 1940s - 1994
  • Labels Real world records
  • Website http://www.serogie.com


Biography

Suliman Ernest Rogers was born in 1926 in Foniko, Pujehun District in the southern province of Sierra Leone.  He started performing early while supporting himself as a tailor , and he began to use his nickname "Rogues" as his legal surname.  In the 1960s, he became a professional musician singing in four languages. His hits include "Koneh Pehlawo", "Go Easy with Me" and "My Lovely Elizabeth". He formed a group called Morning Stars in 1965. In 1973 Rogi left Africa for the United States . There, he spoke at elementary and high schools throughout California and received awards from Congress and the US Senate, US cities. Berkeleyand Oakland, California .

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In 1988, at the invitation of British disc jockey Andy Kershaw , Rogie moved to England where he bought a house in Finchley . In 1991, he formed The Palm-Wine Tappers and toured the UK. He died on July 4, 1994 at the age of 68, shortly after recording his last album. Dead people don't smoke marijuana . He underwent heart bypass surgery in February, but went against medical advice to perform in Russia , where he collapsed while performing on stage. He died at Lewisham Hospital in south London while being flown by an ambulance from Estonia.




Discography

  • "Waitin Make You Do Me So" / "Some One Some Where" (7" UK single) (credited as S.E. Rogers) (1964)
  • African Lady - Music from Life from West Africa (1975) (credited as Soulman Roguey)
  • Mother Africa I Won't Forget You (1979) (credited as Suliman Rhoji)
  • Palm Wine Guitar Music: The Sound of the 60s (1988)
  • Palm Wine Sounds by S. E. Rogi (1989)
  • New Sounds of S. E. Rogi (1991)
  • Dead Men Don't Smoke Marijuana (1994)


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