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John Entwistle’s Car Headed for Auction

John Entwistle
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Listen up, Who fans -- it isn't every day you have the chance to buy a car once owned by the Ox.

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35 Years Ago: The Who Release ‘Who Are You’

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Keystone, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

The final album by the Who's original lineup was a product of its time. Released three years after its predecessor, 'The Who by Numbers' (which indeed sounded like the band on autopilot at times), 1978's 'Who Are You' had a lot to contend with, like punk rock, electronics insurgence and perhaps most importantly, a songwriter who seemed to be growing out of his band.

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Limp Bizkit, ‘Behind Blue Eyes’ – Terrible Classic Rock Covers

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Simone Joyner, Getty Images

On one side, there's one of the most revered rock bands of all time undertaking a landmark album with an electrifying combination of subtlety and power. On the other side, there's one of the most reviled bands of the past 20 years demolishing a rock classic with the ham-fisted arrogance with which they approached their own intolerable music.

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The Who, ‘Summertime Blues’ – Depressing Summer Songs

Depressing Summer Songs
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This famous account of a young man's depressing summer -- originally from Eddie Cochran, then covered by classic rockers such as Blue Cheer and The Who -- seems pretty upbeat on the surface.

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Top 10 Pete Townshend Lyrics

Pete Townshend
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You'd have to be deaf (and perhaps, dumb and blind) to be unaware that Pete Townshend is one of the all-time great songwriters in rock – which makes narrowing down his best lyrics a tricky task. Also consider that the man behind the majority of the Who’s mu

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Roger Daltrey Tells Howard Stern About the Time He Knocked Out Pete Townshend

The Who
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Roger Daltrey set the record straight about the time he knocked out Pete Townshend today. The Who singer told Howard Stern, on his radio program and TV show, that the story, which Townshend told a couple of years ago, is indeed true.

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40 Years Ago: Roger Daltrey’s ‘Daltrey’ Album Released

Roger Daltrey
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The Who were approaching the end of the recording sessions for their second concept album, ‘Quadrophenia,’ when Roger Daltrey’s first solo record was released in May 1973. And fans expecting a rock-god epic from the singer were in for a surprise. Unlike Pete Townshend’s and John Entwistle’s solo albums, which sounded enough like Who records if you wanted them to, ‘Daltrey’ was all about distancing the singer from his band.

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10 Years Ago: Pete Townshend Cleared On Child Porn Charges

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Tom Maelsa, Getty Images

Following a four-month investigation, Who guitarist Pete Townshend was cleared of charges related to child pornography on May 7, 2003, after examination of his computers equipment proved there had been no downloaded images of child porn.

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The Who – Best Classic Rock Artists A-Z

Classic Rock A to Z
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Really, who else did you expect to see here? Without descending into a full-on Abbott & Costello routine, it's fairly safe to say that the Who are one of the 26 most important classic rock bands of all time, wouldn't you agree?

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Mazda6 ‘High Jump’ Commercial – What’s the Song?

Mazda
Mazda

In the new ad for the 'All New Mazda6,' a classic rock staple gets strapped in for the ride once more. The Who are certainly no strangers to their music being used in ads, television shows, movies and ringtones. So Mazda has decided to trot out the ever familiar strains of the Who classic 'Baba O'Riley' to use in their new ad campaign. "This is the Mazda Way" the ad proclaims. Well...alright then.

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