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The Who – Tommy (1969; 2013 reissue)

The Who – Tommy (1969; 2013 reissue)

At once ambitious and complex, the Who’s Tommy stands as a shining moment in their vast career. Their sweeping work redefined the “concept album” and set the standard for rock operas such as Green Day’s American Idiot.

Original Quadrophenia era saw the Who devolve into a nasty tangle: ‘He was very, very drunk’

Original Quadrophenia era saw the Who devolve into a nasty tangle: ‘He was very, very drunk’

As the Who gears up for another series of shows featuring Quadrophenia, beginning on June 8, 2013 at Dublin, it’s worth remembering that things haven’t always gone so well

The Who – Quadrophenia (1973): On Second Thought

The Who – Quadrophenia (1973): On Second Thought

Quadrophenia is getting new attention after the remaining members of the Who launched a U.S. tour this month focusing on their long-overlooked second rock opera. But how does it hold up nearly 40 years later?

On Second Thought: The Who – Endless Wire (2006)

You can argue as much as you want whether this was the Who, or — as Roger Daltrey was fond of putting it — Who2, or as some jokingly said, “The Two,” or should have been a Pete Townshend album

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