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  1. 40 Years Ago: The Who Become the World's Loudest BandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... entering with fake tickets pushed the attendance over 75,000). They mention the spectacular laser display or the Tommy highlights or Keith Moon 's ridiculous hunting outfit before the historic volume levels. That's understandable, for two reasons. ...

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  2. Roger Daltrey on Wild Beatles Fans, Eddie Vedder, Teen Cancer CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | RollingStone

    The Who's Roger Daltrey discusses the Teen Cancer America benefit concert, performing with Eddie Vedder and wild Beatles fans. Roger Daltrey says that making Tommy , the 1975 cinematic adaptation of the Who 's like-titled rock opera, was a turning point in his life for a surprising reason.

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  3. How a retired educator helped Pete Townshend recover a piece of Who historyRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | The Compass

    George Robinson, left, shows rock legend Pete Townshend a copy of a 1974 edition of the New Musical Express with a feature article on a school production of The Who's rock-opera "Tommy" Robinson handled the music for. George Robinson conducts the band at Ryhope Comprehensive School in the northeast of England during a 1974 performance of the rock-opera "Tommy."

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  4. Steve Smith: The Who thoroughly awesome, totally satisfying at Honda CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | LA Daily News

    ... Townshend's six-part, nine-minute minirock opera that was a precursor to his full-fledged rock operas “Tommy” in 1969 and “Quadrophenia” in 1973. (Another rock opera by Townshend, “Lifehouse,” was attempted ...

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  5. Busking in Stratford more than just a gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2013 | Journal Argus

    ... the steps of the Avon Theatre in hopes his covers of Who songs, played on his acoustic guitar, would resonate amongst Tommy ticket-holders. Tommy shows are the only time Iarocci busks anymore, playing most of his gigs at restaurants, bars, and ...

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  6. Print ArticleRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... being consciously rejected: Notice how much Christian imagery there is in the last few minutes of the Who's rock opera Tommy (1975) - and in the rest of that film, for that matter. "Listening to You" happens to be my favorite Who song, and the ...

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  7. The Who Rock at 52, Plus Some Encouraging Thoughts about ConservatismRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... being consciously rejected: Notice how much Christian imagery there is in the last few minutes of the Who's rock opera Tommy (1975) - and in the rest of that film, for that matter. "Listening to You" happens to be my favorite Who song, and the ...

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  8. The Who continue to cement legacy with greatest hits at Honda CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... curated set list covered every nook and musical cranny of the band's 50+ years, giving most time to Quadrophenia and Tommy. There is some inherent flaws with a tour of this type, as familiarity and comfort override the need to blow people away. The ...

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  9. The Who: 50 and still fabulous in AnaheimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... with linked sets from the early years ("The Kids Are Alright," "I Can't Explain," "My Generation"), from rock operas "Tommy" ("The Acid Queen," "Sparks," "See Me, Feel Me," "Pinball Wizard") and "Quadrophenia" ("5:15," "I'm One," "The Rock," "Love, ...

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  10. The Who deliver the goods in AnaheimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | The Wave

    ... as the guitarist launched into the track. Daltrey impressed, giving his all vocally on "Love, Reign O'er Me" and the "Tommy" rock block with "Amazing Journey"

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  11. The Who delivers the hits, if not the fury, at Oakland showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | SFGate

    ... fired up. Townshend was at his most electric during a pair of instrumentals, especially "Sparks" from the album "Tommy." The band's encore-less set ended with "Won't Get Fooled Again." If this indeed is the final tour (the band has been saying that ...

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  12. The Special Event Company Produces Local 'North Carolina Cares'...Read the original story

    May 20, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... The HillBenders, who performed some of their signature "Whograss" hits from their bluegrass version of the rock-opera TOMMY. Following the reception, guests sat down to a rock-n-roll themed dinner, from decor to menu. Key members of the TCA ...

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  13. London Steele looks forward to show competition with Channing TatumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... said, 'You can't put that skinny kid onstage,'" recalled Steele, who opened his male revue "The Steele Show" at the Tommy Wind Theater two weeks ago. "One night after a show, the bouncer comes up to me and said someone was looking for a job," Steele ...

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  14. Antony Costa revelling travelling back to Sixties in Save the Last Dance for MeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ... end of the month. It will be a quick return to the resort for Antony who played Cousin Kevin in the Who's rock musical Tommy back in September last year. "That was a great gig to do," said Antony. "I didn't know many of the songs apart from Pinball ...

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  15. A Most Gear Fab 2016 Merry Birthday to Musical Genius, Peter Townshend of the WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Aquarius Papers

    ... the first "rock operas" in pop music, beginning with "A Quick One," moving into "Rael," and then the masterpiece "Tommy." He followed with "Life House" (never quite completed) and "Quadraphenia." He's still composing and occasionally performing, but ...

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  16. Who's Last, for Real This Time: The Who at Moda Center, May 17, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... ("Love, Reign O'er Me") that is full of desperation and hope, and becomes a fully considered depiction of humanity. A Tommy mini-set followed, and was almost as good, particularly during the "Amazing Journey/Sparks" section, during which the band ...

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  17. "It's been a long time since Tommy..." the musician joked.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Evening Times

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  18. The Who in Portland: A g-g-generation of rock classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Oregonian

    ... on, from "The Kids Are Alright" to "Quadrophenia" instrumental "The Rock," its heart was a suite of songs from "Tommy," the 1969 rock opera that established Townshend as a composer as ambitious as noted rock geniuses Paul McCartney or Brian Wilson. ...

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  19. Review: The Who delivers the hits in Rogers Arena visitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... Lady Diana was of key interest to the director. Only her and Margaret Thatcher received multiple moments. Go figure. A Tommy section, with, naturally, a version of Pinball Wizard, had the crowd howling approval. The group certainly touched on its ...

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  20. Beyonce's 'Formation' tour arrives in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | HeraldNet

    ... 1965 single 'I Can't Explain.' From there, the band's penchant for experimentation helped it craft rock opuses like 'Tommy,' and sprawling anthems, including 'Behind Blue Eyes' and 'Baba O'Reilly.' While the group has lost two founding members at ...

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