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What’s a legacy to a legend? For some, it’s a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist getting to do the occasional side project. Constant existence, in other words. For others, it’s an ambient gift. You’ll always have a band to join; awestruck journalists will check on… More »

On “My Generation,” Roger Daltrey famously proclaims, “I hope I die before I get old.” It was 1965: Pete Townshend wrote the lyrics just as he was turning 20. Forty-eight years later, neither the singer nor the guitarist-composer has fulfilled that prophecy. Only one member of the Who did: Keith Moon, drummer and merrymaker extraordinaire,… More »

The music mavens at the venerable Time magazine have compiled their list of the “ALL-TIME 100″ albums — unranked and broken down by decade. We’re not sure what’s better: that only five albums of the past five years are among their 100 greatest, or that four of those five were by people who were deadMore »

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The Who Hate Each Other, Various People Cover The Who

We've written plenty about VH1's "Rock Honors." The Foo Fighters and Gaz Coombes' take on "Bargain" wasn't exciting. The Flaming Lips' practice footage was, relatively…
brandon | July 18, 2008 - 10:26 am

Foo Fighters Cover The Who With Gaz Coombes

Last week we showed you a clip of the Flaming Lips rehearsing for the "VH1 Rock Honors" concert at L.A.'s Pauley Pavilio, where they'd be…
brandon | July 16, 2008 - 10:12 am

The Flaming Lips Cover The Who

Well, they practice their cover. As we told you at the end of May with the help of a random Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy
brandon | July 9, 2008 - 5:44 pm

Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, And Flaming Lips To Get Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy For The Who

Or, something like that. Though likely not even half as dirty. Still, wake up -- it's been confirmed Eddie & pals, the Lips, and the…
brandon | May 21, 2008 - 4:49 pm

Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

Sometime in the past day or two, The Zimmers, fronted by 90-year-old Alf, crossed into the realm of net sensation with their cover of the…
Stereogum | April 18, 2007 - 11:31 am

Roger Daltrey’s Secret Sauce

The 62-year-old rocker did an interview with Virgin radio, playing a proselytizing Ponce De Leon, cluing fans in to his secret fountain of youth. Via…
Stereogum | February 2, 2007 - 2:05 pm

A Message From Pete Townshend & Rachel Fuller

Our friends Rachel and Pete of the web-based TV programme In The Attic and umm, The Who, would like to tell ya about the new…
Stereogum | January 22, 2007 - 6:48 pm

Top Ten Onstage Meltdowns

In honor of Guns N' Roses pulling their shit together and working a well-received and functional tour (with a gig at Continental Arena tonight and…
Stereogum | November 6, 2006 - 12:41 pm

Win The Who’s CD Catalog

From this weekend's NY Times:?I don?t particularly like the world technology has created. Has anything really gotten better with the computer, or are you just…
Stereogum | October 30, 2006 - 10:00 am

Who(m) Did You Expect?

While sitting in the green room in Sirius’s studios and waiting for an interview with Howard, Pete Townshend heard Stern’s on-air elaboration of potential subjects…
Stereogum | October 26, 2006 - 9:55 am

New Who – “It’s Not Enough” & “Tea & Theatre”

Two tunes from Endless Wire (10/31) — the Who’s first new studio album in 24 years — are streaming here.
Scott Lapatine | September 14, 2006 - 4:15 pm

Casting Couch: Keith Moon

Golden Fiddle links to some casting news about an upcoming Keith Moon biopic. Apparently comedian Mike Myers has signed on to play the wild…
Scott Lapatine | September 30, 2005 - 5:28 pm
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