Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, and company brought The Who’s 1973 album Quadrophenia to life with a magnificent performance at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Wednesday, November 14th.
The Who have hit the road in North America with the Quadrophenia and More tour, and the early reviews are positive for the band’s performances of the 1973 album, as well as its accompanying stage show.
The excellent documentary film The Who: Quadrophenia—Can You See The Real Me? The Story Behind The Album had its premiere in theaters across the United States last night (Tuesday, July 24th).
The Who’s will perform the entire “Quadrophenia” double album and other Who classic songs starting in November on the group’s first North American tour in four years.
A trio of Beatles-related lots comprised more than one-third of the total sales at the Popular Culture: Rock and Pop Memorabilia auction by Christie’s.
The Who’s Pete Townshend delivered the inaugural John Peel Lecture in Manchester, England yesterday, an event which was broadcast live on BBC 6 Music. The lecture can now be heard on demand on the BBC 6 Music Web site.
A 51-year-old handwritten letter by Paul McCartney inviting an unknown drummer to audition for The Beatles will be featured at Christie’s Popular Culture: Rock and Pop Memorabilia Auction on Nov. 15, 2011 at the auction house’s South Kensington, U.K., location.
Roger Daltrey gave a terrific performance of Tommy, other songs from The Who, and a few tunes from his solo catalog at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday night, September 18th.
Keith Moon, The Who’s late drummer, was the subject of a BBC Radio 2 special that marked the 33rd anniversary of his death.
BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting a terrific two-part special on Pete Townshend that features The Who’s guitarist telling his own story. The first part has been broadcast and can be heard on demand on the BBC Radio 2 Web site.