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The Who's Quadrophenia

The Who And The Small Faces To Go Symphonic?

The Who is preparing to go on a tour where they’ll perform their 1973 classic, “Quadrophenia,” in full. But while they’re on the road, Pete Townshend’s musical collaborator, Rachel Fuller, is preparing a symphonic rendition of the album. Kenney Jones is currently working on an orchestral rendition of the Small Faces’ 1968 landmark release “Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake.”

08/25/2012

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Ten Who Fans Trade In 1979 Tickets From Canceled Show

When longtime fan of The Who Ed McConnell first bought his tickets to see the band in Providence, R.I. in 1979 for only $11, he had no idea a cancellation was coming. Until this year, he thought the stub would be useless.

08/01/2012

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Read Anti-Piracy Letter from Elton John, The Who, Queen, Robert Plant to British Prime Minister

While artists speaking out against music piracy is nothing new, a formidable collection of UK music stars are urging British Prime Minister David Cameron to take action in the matter.

07/26/2012

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The Who Prepare New Composition For Olympics Performance

“We have recorded a piece of music that is a fabulous ending for the Olympics… and just shows the great music that has come out of this country,” Daltrey said. “This country has put some fabulous music out into the world.”

07/20/2012

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Pete Townshend Calls Mick Jagger’s Manhood ‘Huge & Extremely Tasty’

“What I remember of the size of Mick Jagger’s penis — I remember it as being huge and extremely tasty,” Townshend said. “I don’t remember anything about Roger’s… and wouldn’t dare to mention it. Let’s hope that makes the Internet!”

07/18/2012

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The Who To Tour North America Playing ‘Quadrophenia’ in Full

The Who will kick off a 37-date tour on November 1st in which they’ll perform their 1973 double album “Quadrophenia” in its entirety, in addition to a handful of hits.

07/18/2012

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The Who’s Pete Townshend Reveals Memoir Details, Release Date

The Who’s Pete Townshend has been writing an autobiography since the mid 1990s, and after a number of delays, the book finally has a new title and a release date. Townshend’s long-awaited memoir traded its […]

05/24/2012

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From Live Aid To Obama: Mick Jagger’s Collaborations Through The Years

Mick Jagger is not a frontman bound by the confines of his band. In addition to releasing four solo albums, the Rolling Stones singer has collaborated with his fair share of musical friends, some more […]

05/18/2012

Record-Store-Day

Springsteen And McCartney Lead Record Store Day Releases

When it comes to vinyl records, it’s almost as much about a nostalgic experience as it is about the warm, crackling sound that emits from the record player. This Saturday (April 21), the yearly “holiday” […]

04/20/2012

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Top Five Tracks That Used Marshall Stacks

As Jim Marshall, the “father of loud” has departed to higher ground, he has left a loud legacy behind him indeed. Without the magic of Marshall amplifiers, many of rock’s legends would have been deprived […]

04/09/2012

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