Roger Bowling

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This article is about the songwrighter. For the mixed martial artist, see Roger Bowling (fighter).

Roger Dale Bowling (December 3, 1944 – December 26, 1982) was a Nashville songwriter who specialized in country music.

His best-known songs include:

Bowling was born in Helton, Leslie County, Kentucky. As an recording artist, he placed seven singles on the Billboard country chart, all with songs he co-wrote. His highest-charting single was "Yellow Pages", which peaked at number 30 in 1981. He also performed the opening theme song "Heal It", and the closing credits song "Friday Night Fool" (which he wrote) for the feature film The Exterminator (1982), on Embassy Pictures. He died in Wiley, Georgia at age 38.