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Desert Island Discs: Live Album Edition

Only perhaps on this site could we query folks for Desert Island Live Discs, and find a six-way tie among the responses between the Who, Bill Evans, Little Feat, Kiss, Warren Zevon and the Talking Heads.

‘Anxious to work together before we drop dead’: Pete Townshend on latest Who reunion

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are set to reunite for a 36-date North American tour as the Who, presenting a concert called “Quadrophenia and More.”

John Entwistle (1944-2002): An Appreciation

Who bass-god John Entwistle — aka The Ox, aka The Quiet One — died on this day 10 years ago on the eve of the Who’s summer 2002 tour. It’s unlikely the rock world will ever have a musician quite like him again.

Half Notes: The Who – Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who (2007)

It might be easy to look at the title of this and dismiss it as yet another of those “unauthorized biographies” that seem to show up every once in a while — the kind of thing that only completists will snap up. And looking at the cover doesn’t help: nearly generic, with that RAF logo that the band was knownRead More

Forgotten series: Message To Love: The Isle Of Wight Festival – The Movie (1995)

It hasn’t received anywhere near the same notoriety as the much better known rock festival documentaries Woodstock and Gimmie Shelter

Memo to London Olympics organizers: The Who’s Keith Moon is still dead

Forgive 2012 Olympics organizers for wanting to get the most bang for their buck. Having already secured the services of surviving Who members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, London officials made a special request: Could Keith Moon sit in?

Best of March 2012: Reader picks include Adrian Belew, Brad Mehldau, Adele (again)

Adrian Belew’s reflections on touring again with a pair of King Crimson bandmates led to some interesting comments on the future of that long-standing Robert Fripp-led amalgam

Who frontman Roger Daltrey noncommittal on another reunion tour: ‘It all depends’

Frontman Roger Daltrey was noncommittal about another reunion tour for the Who, saying “it all depends on whether it feels right.”

Various artists – Welcome to the Nightmare: An All-Star Salute to Alice Cooper (2012)

Originally released as Humanary Stew: A Tribute to Alice Cooper on Deadline Records in 1998, this collection of covers has recently gotten a repackaging from Cleopatra Records with a few extra tunes

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