I wrote this one over 20 years ago, inspired by a Pete Townshend quote.
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“Look at my life, look at my generation, how did that work?
It was the song that changed things. It was the anthem of a new generation, a new rock and roll generation, one that soaked up the inspirations of the past and created something wholly new, completely harder and much more nihilistic than anything previous. 126 more words
This recording captures much of the third night of a weeklong engagement The Who performing their rock opera Tommy at the Fillmore East, with Bay Area band AUM opening, followed by fellow Brits… 281 more words
He is the smallest, the youngest and the roundest member of the Who. He has a sweet, innocent, little-boy smile off-stage that changes into a lunatic grin when he starts to attack his drum kit. 58 more words
The second night of The Who’s first run ever playing at the Fillmore East is an unbelievably great document of the band in its early prime, still full of the punk attitude that they would initially define while beginning to venture off into more artistic and experimental territory. 627 more words