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.
Longtime reader Bob Russell of of New Jersey has been part of Goldmine’s collecting family since the 1980s. He collects everything from guitars and amps to old discs — and he’ll even give you a sneak peek with his video tour.
Cheap Trick has given us a steady record of excellence for close to 40 years and deserves Rock Hall of Fame induction
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.
Who singer will perform the entire rock opera from start to finish later this year during six-week North American tour with solo band
Collectors can make a very worthwhile investment in negatives and slides of artists ranging from the Yardbirds to The Who.
The UK-based writer Clare Colbran reminisces here about the music, fashion, and film of the UK in the 1960s as she experienced it as a model and music fan.