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Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (Reissues and Live): Toto, the Who, Roy Orbison, Stick Men, Jon Anderson, Mike Bloomfield
These 10 reissues and live sets provided us with important new perspectives.
Daltrey’s voice has appreciably aged, Townshend’s windmill has slowed. But they hold nothing back.
This time, we try to reconstruct the ever-elusive rock opera ‘Lifehouse.’
Jones was with the Who for two studio albums, and also appeared with them at Live Aid.
What with the rumors flying earlier this week about the health of AC/DC’s Malcolm Young, I was pretty sure I’d be writing an obit/appreciation piece by now.
As the Who approaches the June 2002 anniversary of co-founder John Entwistle’s passing, Roger Daltrey remembers the bassist’s influence, his presence and perhaps his greatest performance.
Perhaps, in hindsight, Led Zeppelin had the right idea: When your linchpin drummer dies, simply call it quits. Not so, the Who — who thereby created a second, less celebrated legacy without Keith Moon.
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.
Who fans can get a sneak peek at a previously unreleased live version of “Pinball Wizard” from the forthcoming limited-edition Tommy set — if you can crack a fun memory game at the band’s web site.