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The Who- Tommy 55th- Pete Townshend pt2

The conclusion of the story of The Who's "Tommy" pt 2 with Pete Townshend In the Studio.
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The Who- Tommy 55th- Pete Townshend pt1

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 closet. Townshend joins Redbeard In the Studio to present this rock sonogram of The Who "Tommy"  while still in the creative womb, on "Tommy" 's 55th anniversary, part 1.

The Who- Tommy @55- Pete Townshend pt 2

"Sexual abuse, narcissism, cults and celebrity are contemplated...If anything, it's more pertinent now than it was in 1969", writes Rob Tannenbaum in the New York Times about The Who's "Tommy". Pete Towshend presents the conclusion of my classic rock interview here In the Studio the week of May 20.
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Who- Quadrophenia 50th- Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, the late John Entwistle

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey join me In the Studio in this interview for the first in a two-part look at "Quadrophenia" at fifty, the last word on Townshend's October 1973 rock opera, which certainly is much more appreciated today than upon its initial release ...(more)
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Who- Quadrophenia 50th- Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, the late John Entwistle pt2

(cont)... As The Who's recognized Quadrophenia auteur , Townshend has assessed their almost half-century of musical creation and found it to be good . Pete is a delightful , witty , thoughtful , and refreshingly honest conversationalist who can easily and effectively examine The Who's epic 1973 opus through a slightly-detached , objective eye which only the passage of time , and maturity , can provide . -Redbeard

The Who- 5:15- Toronto 12-17-82

In this live concert performance in 1982 of "5:15", originally on "Quadrophenia", the Who thunders through the song like a locomotive, with Kenney Jones on drums and the late John Entwistle on bass.

Pete Townshend- Who Came First 50th Anniversary

Was "Who Came First" a question or a declarative statement in October 1972? Pete Townshend joins me In the Studio for the answer on the golden anniversary of his first of many great solo albums, which we feature here.

David Gilmour- On an Island

David Gilmour joins Redbeard In the Studio for Gilmour's 2006 solo album "On an Island".
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James Gang- Rides Again- Joe Walsh

In the Studio with Joe Walsh for The James Gang "Rides Again" .
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Who- Live at Leeds- Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey here In the Studio hosting the tale of The Who "Live at Leeds", with archival classic rock interview from the late John Entwistle.