Musicians To Pay Respect At Funeral Of Drummer Roger Pope
Musicians past and present are set to pay their respects at the funeral of legendary Southampton drummer Roger Pope today.
Roger, who played with Rod Stewart, Elton John and Paul McCartney, died from cancer earlier this month hours after tying the knot with long-term partner Sue Tressider in Southampton General Hospital.
His funeral, which is open to everyone, is due to start at Wessex Vale Crematorium in Southampton at 1pm.
A wake, with bands, will be held afterwards at The Brook in Portswood Road.