As everyone was trying to one-up each other in the later part of the '60s -- hoping to keep up with 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' and what it spawned -- Pete Townshend looked forward by looking back. While his contemporaries had psychedelic visions spiraling within their heads, the main songwriter and guitarist for the Who had something else in mind for his band.
On Nov. 12, the Who will release 'Deluxe' and 'Super Deluxe' editions of their 1969 classic rock opera 'Tommy.' Ultimate Classic Rock and Diffuser.fm have teamed up with Universal Music Enterprises to give one lucky winner a copy of the four-disc 'Super Deluxe Edition' of the set.
The rock world got a pretty good taste of Pete Townshend's songwriting ambitions in 1969 with the Who's 'Tommy,' one of the more fully realized concept albums of the era. But as it turned out, Townshend was just getting warmed up.
Last week, Pete Townshend said that the Who would embark on one final tour in 2015. And apparently he means it this time. Sort of. Roger Daltrey recently clarified those plans, but confirmed that the group would indeed be performing its last batch of big shows in the near future.
Although he was (understandably) overshadowed by bandmate Pete Townshend, John Entwistle wrote a meaty amount of Who material – something we’re honoring with the Top 10 John Entwistle Who Songs. The legendary
This list of the Top 10 Keith MoonWho Songs shows just how important the group's former drummer was to their music. The old saying "they broke the mold with that guy" couldn't be more appropriately applied to anyone than Moon.
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