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  1. Best Acoustic Rock Song of All Time Poll: 'Pinball Wizard' Vs. 'Wish You Were Here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Guitar World

    ... by TC Electronic ! So come back every day and vote. And check out today's entries below. "PINBALL WIZARD," THE WHO Tommy (1969) By 1969, Pete Townshend was known as much for smashing guitars as for playing them. But on the Who's ground breaking ...

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  2. The Most Lamentable Tragedy Might Be a MasterworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Stranger

    ... he was a genius, he probably wouldn't have had the notion to expand his brilliant knack for writing radio singles into Tommy . But then, Tommy is the best-case scenario for rock opera, precisely because it represents a collision of the low nature of ...

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  3. King Charles III Coming to The Rep in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and The First Circle. His film credits include Colour Me Kubrick: A True...ish Story, The Thirty-Nine Steps, Tommy, Imperative (for which he won the Best Actor award at Venice Film Festival), Running Scared and Jane Austen In Manhattan. Mike ...

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  4. Pete Townshend found The Who tour 'tough'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | ContactMusic.com

    ... Roger was a bit of a sergeant major sometimes, but the reviews were spectacular.'' In 1969, Pete penned rock opera 'Tommy' and admits he did so because he felt it was the only thing he could do to make the band ''survive''. ''We had descended into ...

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  5. Whitley Bay gives rock legend a rousing receptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Chronicle Live

    The Who's Roger Daltrey helps launch seaside town's film festival where the pinball wizard confessed 'I can hardly score a point' Winner of the pinball competition at Whitley Bay Playhouse, Matt Morrison from Whitley Bay, right with Assistant Director of the film festival Simon Fitzpatrick Rock star Roger Daltrey, who played the pinball messiah in the film Tommy, confessed to a Tyneside audience at the weekend: "I'm the worst pinball player in the world." Flanked by a restored pinball machine at the Whitley Bay Playhouse where The Who's rock opera film had just been given its 40th anniversary showing, he said: "I can hardly score a point."

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  6. TCM salutes John Wayne, Vivien Leigh, Ann-MargretRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... p.m., "Home From the Hill" at 8 p.m. Ann-Margret, Aug. 13: "Viva Las Vegas" at 8:30 a.m., "Bye Bye Birdie" at 8 p.m., "Tommy" at midnight, "Carnal Knowledge" at 2 a.m. Groucho Marx, Aug. 14: "Monkey Business" at 8 p.m., "Horse Feathers" at 9:30 ...

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  7. The Who's Roger Daltrey arrives to launch Whitley Bay Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Chronicle Live

    ... The Likely Lads co-writer La Frenais who encouraged the star to come for a Q&A event to mark the 40th anniversary of Tommy which starred a young Daltrey, and hit song Pinball Wizard, in 1975. Whether The Who frontman knows quite what to expect when ...

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  8. The Who Got Hard on First "Farewell" TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... it touches on early singles ("Substitute," "I Can't Explain," the rarity "Tattoo"), selections from their rock operas Tommy and Quadrophenia (excellent takes on "Pinball Wizard" and "The Punk and the Godfather") and '70s-rock warhorses ("Baba ...

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  9. Blue star set to get nasty in TommyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ANTONYCosta cannot contain his excitement about landing a key role in The Who's rock opera Tommy which comes to Blackpool Opera House in September. "Oh mate, just to be part of the show is something so special," he said.

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  10. the Who's Tommy Returns to the West End TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Almost 20 years after its last UK production, The Who's Tommy will play a limited run at Greenwich Theatre this Summer, marking the 40th Anniversary of the original film and the 50th Anniversary of The Who. The show runs tonight 29 July through 23 August 2015 .

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  11. Randy Bachman on 'You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet,' Working With ...Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Guitar World

    ... together, it was as if they'd been lifelong bandmates. Things gelled very quickly. I saw Dale Anne at the premiere of Tommy in Stratford-Ontario. I was sitting with Pete Townshend, and he leaned over to me and said, "That drummer is amazing-sounds ...

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  12. Whitley Bay Film Festival offers unusual hits - and a visit from Roger DaltreyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    The Who star will kick off the summer festival, as organisers reveal the full line up for this year's event And kicking off the event, which has soared in popularity since its beginnings six years ago as a local film showcase, will be Roger Daltrey. The Who's frontman will be here, with festival patron Ian La Frenais, for a Pinball Wizard-theme event at The Playhouse on Saturday, August 1, to mark the 40-year anniversary of rock classic Tommy.

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  13. Stomping New Single From Scottish Band LoneheadRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... most recognizable talents, has previously lent his fret wizardry to the original West End production of The Who's Tommy to the approval of Pete Townshend. "I'm sure Pete would approve of the homage to the band's choice of footwear." said Jim Keilt. ...

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  14. motown the musical cheapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | BlogHer

    ... in 2002.) Let me say up front that I was never a Who fanatic. Sure, I liked the band way back when and considered "Tommy," the group's rock opera, a major achievement, but it's not as if I ever bought any of their LPs or CDs or, in recent years, ...

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  15. the Who's Tommy and 'Pinocchio' Set for the Greenwich Theatre This AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A go-getting young producer of new musical theatre is filling the normally quiet month of August at Greenwich Theatre with two full-length musicals to appeal to a wide range of audience -- The Who's Tommy and The Adventures of Pinocchio. Using similar sets and the same lighting and sound teams, Tommy runs in the evening from Wednesday, July 29, to Sunday, August 23, while Pinocchio will be available during the day from Wednesday, August 5-23.

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  16. King Charles III Set for Uk Tour, This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and The First Circle . His film credits include Colour Me Kubrick: A True...ish Story, The Thirty-Nine Steps , Tommy, Imperative (for which he won the Best Actor award at Venice Film Festival), Running Scared and Jane Austen In Manhattan. won the ...

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  17. Chirpy charmer all set for Tommy tearawayRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | Blackpool Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Antony Costa's such a chirpy chap on the phone, it's hard to believe he's soon to play the bad guy in The Who's rock opera Tommy.

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  18. Search is on to find town's pinball wizardRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | News Guardian

    Organisers of the Whitley Bay Film Festival are holding tournaments in the town for people to win tickets to the sold-out screening of 'Tommy'. Tickets to see Tommy have completely sold out so the only way to get any now is through skills on the pinball table Roger Daltrey is visiting the festival on August 1, to mark the 40th anniversary of Ken Russell's classic 1975 movie, with the grand final of the pinball competition being held the previous night.

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  19. Tedeschi Trucks Band Wheels of Soul with S. Jones & Dap Kings & Bramhall is epicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... later Doyle co-founded the Arc Angels with Charlie Sexton and Stevie Ray Vaughan's rhythm section: Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon. So impressed with Doyle too, Eric Clapton invited Bramhall to join Clapton's group full-time and their association ...

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  20. aladdin theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | BlogHer

    ... in 2002.) Let me say up front that I was never a Who fanatic. Sure, I liked the band way back when and considered "Tommy," the group's rock opera, a major achievement, but it's not as if I ever bought any of their LPs or CDs or, in recent years, ...

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