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The Who’s Tour Kickoff Too Loud For Pete Townshend, Who Left Early

The biggest story coming out of The Who’s tour kickoff was guitarist Pete Townshend leaving early.

11/05/2012

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Kenney Jones: ‘I Would Have Given Anything Not To Have Joined The Who’

Jones tells CBS Local that though he’s proud of his time in the band, he “would have given anything not to have joined The Who and to have Keith [Moon] alive and kicking.”

08/27/2012

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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.”

08/24/2012

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The Who To Release “Live In Texas ’75”

Shot at the beginning of their tour for The Who By Numbers, they included a number of songs from that album including “Squeeze Box,” “However Much I Booze,” “Dreaming From The Waist,” as well as earlier classics like “Substitute,” “I Can’t Explain,” “Baba O’Riley” and “Behind Blue Eyes” and an extended Tommy section, with “Amazing Journey,” “Acid Queen,” “Pinball Wizard,” “I’m Free” and “We’re Not Gonna Take It/See Me, Feel Me.”

08/24/2012

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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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Lysa D.’s KOOL Kollective – 7/25/12

The Who is coming in concert in February 2013 and KOOL FM has got your tickets! They go on sale this weekend and we’ve been giving them away all week, before you can even buy […]

07/25/2012

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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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