Archive for the 'The Who' Category

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Nevermind Lifehouse — this is the Great Lost Who Album. Originally intended as a stopgap release between The Who Sell Out and Tommy, Who’s For Tennis was shelved in 1968. All of the tracks have been released in one form or another over the years, but the wonderful blog Albums That Never Were has pulled […]

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

In an effort to get away from the cycle of recording and touring, the Rolling Stones put together the Rock and Roll Circus in the winter of 1968, inviting along Taj Mahal, Jethro Tull (featuring Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi), Marianne Faithful, and a one-off supergroup called the Dirty Mac that was comprised of John Lennon, […]

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

“The Who is a bloody wild animal and it has to be fed chunks of raw meat and Southern Comfort. It can’t feed on anything less.” – Pete Townshend, New York Times, June 13th, 1974. The Who: bombastic, excessive, crude, vulgar, drunk, and unfashionably fucking awesome. That is what I penned in 2005 immediately following […]