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The Who, ‘Tommy: Super Deluxe Edition’ – Album Review

As everyone was trying to one-up each other in the later part of the '60s -- hoping to keep up with 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' and what it spawned -- Pete Townshend looked forward by looking back. While his contemporaries had psychedelic visions spiraling within their heads, the main songwriter and guitarist for the Who had something else in mind for his band.

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40 Years Ago: The Who Release ‘Quadrophenia’

The rock world got a pretty good taste of Pete Townshend's songwriting ambitions in 1969 with the Who's 'Tommy,' one of the more fully realized concept albums of the era. But as it turned out, Townshend was just getting warmed up.

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The Who Reveal Plans for 2015 Farewell Tour

Last week, Pete Townshend said that the Who would embark on one final tour in 2015. And apparently he means it this time. Sort of. Roger Daltrey recently clarified those plans, but confirmed that the group would indeed be performing its last batch of big shows in the near future.

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The Who Will Retire From the Road After 50th Anniversary Shows

The Who have announced that they will quit touring -- this time for good -- after they play a series of 50th-anniversary shows in 2015.

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The Who Reveal Details of Expanded ‘Tommy’ Box

The Who's 'Tommy' is returning to stores on Nov. 12, and he's put on a few pounds since the last time we saw him.

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Roger Daltrey Says Keith Moon Wouldn’t Want to Be an ‘Old Man’

Legendary Who drummer Keith Moon passed away more than 35 years ago, but he's still never far from Roger Daltrey's thoughts.

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35 Years Ago: The Who Release ‘Who Are You’

The final album by the Who's original lineup was a product of its time. Released three years after its predecessor, 'The Who by Numbers' (which indeed sounded like the band on autopilot at times), 1978's 'Who Are You' had a lot to contend with, like punk rock, electronics insurgence and perhaps most importantly, a songwriter who seemed to be growing out of his band.

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Roger Daltrey Tells Howard Stern About the Time He Knocked Out Pete Townshend

Roger Daltrey set the record straight about the time he knocked out Pete Townshend today. The Who singer told Howard Stern, on his radio program and TV show, that the story, which Townshend told a couple of years ago, is indeed true.

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Top 10 Who Songs

Like many of their contemporaries, the Who adapted to the constantly evolving '60s music scene by expanding their scope and sound. They just did it better than almost everyone else. They started off combining Pete Townshend's guitar-powere

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5 Rock Supergroups We Wish Were a Reality

The list of incredible supergroups can go on a while, but have you ever sat and wished two bands that never played together, actually did (or would)? We put together a list of five supergroups we wish actually existed -- either past or present.

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Epic Start to Summer 2011 ‘Wildflower! Art & Music Festival’ [VIDEO]

Wildflower Richardson's (North Texas Largest) Arts & Music Festival celebrates its 18th anniversary, May 20-22, 2011.  This kick off to summer festival usually has over 60,000 people over the 3 days.

This year’s line-up includes Whitesnake, Fuel, Better Than Ezra, Cracker, REO Speedwagon, Jack Ingram, Roger Creager, Sister Hazel, the Guess Who, Joe Ely, Jerry Lee Lewis and tribute bands for Journey, the Bee Gees and The Beatles. It is awesome!  Enter to win your summer concert series kick off  event after the jump.

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