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Tommy 50th, pt2- Pete Townshend 5-27

Though released within weeks of each other in 1969, The Who's Tommy  was among the last great iconic albums of the Sixties decade while Chicago Transit Authority  may have been, in effect, the first major album of the Seventies. From this…

The Who- Pinball Wizard medley- Toronto 12-17-82

The Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey  are out this Summer in North America accompanied by an orchestra to celebrate Tommy's  50th anniversary. A much-bootlegged "final" show at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens in December 1982 has been circulating…

The Who- Tommy 50th Anniversary pt1- Pete Townshend 5/20

The Who "Tommy" 50th Anniversary pt 1 with Pete Townshend May 20.

Who- Early Best- Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey

"In the case of The Who, the thing that comes across for me is that The Who started as a Pop band. Good Pop possibly is the sublime and the ridiculous, the important and the absurd." - Pete Townshend

Tommy Shaw-Renegade-Denver 1992 with Damn Yankees

With Styx "Renegade" as their theme song, the Pittsburgh Steelers invited the band to sing the National Anthem before kick off of their Sunday Night Football nationally televised game against the Kansas City Chiefs

The Who-Who's Next-Pete Townshend

year of Brexit and US presidential politics that resemble a Mexican soap opera, my guest Pete Townshend reveals great insights into the ageless musical triumph on Who's Next, including the songs "Baba O'Riley","Bargain","Going Mobile","Behind Blue Eyes","Getting in Tune", and "Won't Get Fooled Again"...

The Who-Tommy pt 2- Pete Townshend

There are precious few albums made in 1969 of which you can, to this day, marvel at the sonic ear candy in the singing and playing, but it is safe to say that Tommy   by The Who has never sounded better in its current deluxe and super deluxe…

The Who-Tommy pt 1- Pete Townshend

Like peeling back layer after layer of an onion, the many stages of The Who's Tommy  conception, gestation, and birth as the first successful rock opera are further revealed, it seems, every time Tommy composer Pete Townshend cleans out a storage…