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50 Years Ago: The Who Fail Their Label Audition

It's hard to imagine the Who making it big without Keith Moon at the drum kit -- unless, that is, you happen to be Doug Sandom, the guy who sat there before him.

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Roger Daltrey Admits He Didn’t Always Get The Who’s Rock Operas

Were you always a little lost within the big-concept narratives of the Who's rock operas? Scared to admit that you really had no idea what Pete Townshend was getting at with 'Tommy' or 'Quadrophenia,' iconic though they may be? You're not alone: Who frontman Roger Daltrey, in fact, admits to some initial confusion, as well.

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30 Years Ago: Roger Daltrey Releases First Post-Who Solo Album

By the time the Who called it quits in 1983, singer Roger Daltrey had already been a part-time solo artist for a decade. But when he entered the studio to record his fifth album, 'Parting Should Be Painless,' things were undeniably different.

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The Who Announce ‘Sensation: The Story of Tommy’ DVD

One of the Who's rock masterpieces is getting the documentary treatment this spring.

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The Who to Record New Album

Less than half a year after hinting at their imminent retirement from the road, the Who are getting back together sometime this year to record a new album.

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The Who’s Managers Are The Subject Of A New Documentary

The unlikely partnership of Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp, the managers of the Who in their early days, is the subject of a new documentary. 'Lambert & Stamp' had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah earlier this week.

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Rocker Says the Stones, the Who and Metallica ‘Blew It’

We've all been disappointed by a late-period record by one of our favorite bands, and to one extent or another, we've all engaged in an endless debate over whether it's better to burn out or fade away. For Buzz Osborne of the Melvins, the answer is neither; creativity takes effort, and he expects great artists to keep trying.

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44 Years Ago: Keith Moon’s Chauffeur Killed

The history of the Who is littered with tragic events. From Pete Townshend's abuse when he was a child to the 1979 deaths of 11 fans in Cincinnati to John Entwistle's overdose in 2000. One of the lesser known stories occurred on Jan. 4, 1970, when Neil Boland, who was Keith Moon's driver and bodyguard, was accidentally run over by Moon's Bentley.

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35 Years Ago: The Who Announce Kenney Jones as Keith Moon’s Replacement

Drummer Kenney Jones was already highly regarded in the British rock scene by the end of 1978, when he got the unexpected opportunity of a lifetime: being tapped to replace the late Keith Moon in the Who. The group announced its new drummer in January 1979, but Jones' tenure with the band would prove to be difficult and relatively brief, punctuated by internal strife and changing musical trends.

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34 Years Ago: 11 Fans Die at The Who’s Cincinnati Concert

Eleven fans died 34 years ago today during a stampede to the front of Riverfront Coliseum for a Who concert. Eight others were seriously injured in the crush, which happened as the crowd raced in before a December 3, 1979 show.

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48 Years Ago: Roger Daltrey Walks Out on the Who

The early days of the Who were tumultuous times. Four different personalities were learning to coexist. The band changed its name three times. Pete Townshend and Keith Moon began to revel in the joy o

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The Who, ‘Tommy: Super Deluxe Edition’ – Album Review

As everyone was trying to one-up each other in the later part of the '60s -- hoping to keep up with 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' and what it spawned -- Pete Townshend looked forward by looking back. While his contemporaries had psychedelic visions spiraling within their heads, the main songwriter and guitarist for the Who had something else in mind for his band.

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