10 Classic Oldies From 1967 – The Who,”I Can See For Miles” [VIDEOS]
September 1967, The Who’s Pete Townsend objective was to write the nastiest, socially aggressive song possible, simply because Pete never forgave England for ignoring it.
In America, a complete different story, we love aggressive music that’s why it made it in the Top Ten.
Although not everyone in Blightly (slang: England) missed the implications of bitterness of the song, yet Paul McCartney found his window through all that to release the beast sort of speak : “Helter Skelter.”
The Who, “I Can See For Miles”, recorded 7 October 1967, London, England: