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My Favorite Drummers

There’s always heated debate among music lovers about who is the “best” — the best guitarist, the best bass player, the best drummer, etc. Inevitably, these arguments come down to disagreements over style — technical style on the one hand, versus a what could best be described as a more unique or original style on the other. 3,848 more words

Media

Throwback Thursday - The Who's Quadrophenia

In late 1973 the Who released their second rock opera, a two LP album set titled Quadrophenia. It is about the four personalities of a kid named Jimmy who is caught up int he turbulence of Britain’s youth wars of Mods vs Rockers which happened around the original of The Who as a band. 403 more words

All you need is love


Keith Moon, Kim Kerrigan, Pattie Boyd, Simon Posthuma, Charlotte Martin & Marijke Koger zählen zu der illustren Gästeschar, die sich in den Abbey Road Studios eingefunden hat, um die… 33 more words

Performances

Keith Moon (10/19/78)

Keith Moon was not the first rock & roll drummer to be celebrated by large numbers of people: thanks to his personality and his doleful eyes, Ringo Starr took that prize. 1,025 more words

Greil Marcus

For The Who, the song is not quite over

By David W. Bulla

(Note: Fifty years ago this month, The Who released their first song, “I Can’t Explain,” in England, on the Brunswick label. It actually came out  one month earlier in the United States, on Decca. 964 more words

International

Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who

Eight and a half minutes of rock and roll masterpiece.  This song is just magical.  The Who at their absolute best.  For me, the highlight comes in at about 7 minutes and 45 seconds, with the best ever rock and roll scream, bar none.   26 more words