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12/12/12: Concert of the Year!

Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Eric Clapton, Roger Waters, Bruce Springsteen and many others will come together Wednesday night for 12/12/12 The Concert for Sandy Relief at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Proceeds […]

12/12/2012

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Rolling Stones Added To 12.12.12 Concert, Mick & Keith To Do Letterman’s “Top Ten”

The Rolling Stones have been added to New York City’s 12.12.12 concert taking place next week (on, as it’s name suggests, December 12). Dubbed “The Concert For Sandy Relief,” the show, which takes place at Madison Square Garden, will raise money to help provide assistance to the millions of people throughout the tri-state area who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy.

12/07/2012

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Dierks Bentley & The Band Perry Added To GRAMMY Noms Concert

The Who and Hunter Hays are also scheduled to perform during the live television special airing on CBS, December 5 at 10PM.

12/04/2012

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The Who, Johnny Cash Tribute Added To Grammy Nominations Concert

In fact, The Who will play NYC’s Madison Square Garden on the night of the nominations concert, leading us to believe the TV special will do a live broadcast from the concert.

11/29/2012

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Top 10 Rock Star Drug Overdoses

Sadly, the history of rock is littered with tales of immense talent being snuffed by addiction to lethal narcotics. Here is our breakdown of 10 of the worst-case scenarios when rock stars got mixed up with hard drugs and lost.

11/20/2012

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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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Baseball Rocks: 2012 World Series Has The Who, Aretha, In Its Lineup

Aretha Franklin will sing the National Anthem at Game 5 (if the series extends to five games). Meanwhile, The Who’s music has been heard on the TV broadcasts of the World Series games.

10/26/2012

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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

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.”

08/24/2012

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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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