The Who ‎– Thirty Years Of Maximum R&B

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Polydor ‎– 521 751-2
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1-1 Pete Townshend Pete Townshend Dialogue (Live At Long Beach Arena, 1971) (Previously Unreleased) 0:21
1-2 The High Numbers I'm The Face (Remixed)
Written-By – P. Meaden*
2:27
1-3 The High Numbers Here 'Tis (Previously Unreleased)
Written-By – E. McDaniel*
2:08
1-4 The High Numbers Zoot Suit (Remixed)
Written-By – P. Meaden*
1:59
1-5 The High Numbers Leaving Here (Remixed)
Written-By – Holland-Dozier-Holland
2:47
1-6 The Who I Can't Explain 2:04
1-7 The Who Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere 3:04
1-8 The Who Daddy Rolling Stone
Written-By – O. Blackwell*
2:50
1-9 The Who My Generation 3:17
1-10 The Who The Kids Are Alright 3:04
1-11 The Who The Ox
Written-By – N. Hopkins*
3:48
1-12 The Who A Legal Matter 2:45
1-13 Pete Townshend Pete Townshend Dialogue (Live At Leeds University, 1970) 0:57
1-14 The Who Substitute (Live At Leeds University, 1970) (Remixed) 2:08
1-15 The Who I'm A Boy (Remixed) 2:37
1-16 The Who Disguises (Remixed) 3:20
1-17 The Who Happy Jack Jingle (Previously Unreleased) 0:31
1-18 The Who Happy Jack (Remixed) 2:12
1-19 The Who Boris The Spider (Remixed) 2:28
1-20 The Who So Sad About Us (Remixed) 3:00
1-21 The Who A Quick One (Original Version / Live At The Rolling Stones Rock'N'Roll Circus) (Previously Unreleased) 9:40
1-22 The Who Pictures Of Lily (Remixed) 2:42
1-23 The Who Early Morning Cold Taxi (Previously Unreleased)
Written-By – D. Langston*
3:03
1-24 The Who Coke 2 (Previously Unreleased) 0:47
1-25 The Who (This Could Be) The Last Time (Remixed)
Written-By – Jagger-Richards
3:02
1-26 The Who I Can't Reach You (Remixed) 3:03
1-27 The Who Girl's Eyes (Previously Unreleased) 3:07
1-28 The Who Bag O'Nails (Previously Unreleased) 0:05
1-29 The Who Call Me Lightning (Remixed) 2:20
2-1 The Who Rotosound Strings 0:06
2-2 The Who I Can See For Miles (Remixed) 4:14
2-3 The Who Mary Anne With The Shaky Hand (Remixed) 2:09
2-4 The Who Armenia City In The Sky (Remixed)
Written-By – J. Keene*
3:17
2-5 The Who Tattoo (Remixed) 2:41
2-6 The Who Our Love Was (Remixed) 3:07
2-7 The Who Rael 1 (Remixed) 5:41
2-8 The Who Rael 2 (Previously Unreleased) 0:52
2-9 The Who Track Records/Premier Drums (Previously Unreleased) 0:32
2-10 The Who Sunrise (Remixed) 3:02
2-11 Russell Harty Russell Harty Dialogue (Previously Unreleased) 0:22
2-12 The Who Jaguar (Previously Unreleased) 2:03
2-13 The Who Melancholia (Previously Unreleased) 3:18
2-14 The Who Fortune Teller (Previously Unreleased)
Written-By – N. Neville*
2:18
2-15 The Who Magic Bus (Remixed) 3:16
2-16 The Who Little Billy (Remixed) 2:17
2-17 The Who Dogs (Remixed) 3:02
2-18 The Who Overture (Remixed) 3:51
2-19 The Who Acid Queen (Remixed) 3:32
2-20 The Who Abbie Hoffman Incident (Live At The Woodstock Festival, 1969) 0:15
2-21 The Who Underture (Live At The Woodstock Festival, 1969) 4:02
2-22 The Who Pinball Wizard (Remixed) 3:00
2-23 The Who I'm Free (Remixed) 2:36
2-24 The Who See Me, Feel Me (Live At Leeds University, 1970) (Previously Unreleased) 3:32
2-25 The Who Heaven And Hell (Remixed) 3:33
2-26 Pete Townshend Pete Townshend Dialogue (Live At Leeds University, 1970) (Previously Unreleased) 0:36
2-27 The Who Young Man Blues (Remixed)
Written-By – M. Allison*
4:45
2-28 The Who Summertime Blues (Remixed)
Written-By – E. Cochran*, J. Capehart*
3:35
3-1 The Who Shakin' All Over (Remixed)
Written-By – F. Heath*
4:11
3-2 The Who Baba O'Riley (Remixed) 4:57
3-3 The Who Bargain (Live At San Francisco Civic Auditorium, 1971) 5:00
3-4 The Who Pure And Easy (Remixed) 5:10
3-5 The Who The Song Is Over (Remixed) 6:08
3-6 The Who Studio Dialogue (Previously Unreleased) 0:46
3-7 The Who Behind Blue Eyes (Remixed) 3:37
3-8 The Who Won't Get Fooled Again (Remixed) 8:31
3-9 The Who The Seeker (Remixed) 3:21
3-10 The Who Bony Moronie (Live At The Young Vic, 1971)
Written-By – L. Williams*
3:24
3-11 The Who Let's See Action (Remixed) 3:56
3-12 The Who Join Together (Remixed) 4:17
3-13 The Who Relay (Remixed) 4:00
3-14 The Who The Real Me (Previously Unreleased Version) 3:34
3-15 The Who 5.15 (Single Version) (Remixed) 4:16
3-16 The Who Bell Boy (Remixed) 4:54
3-17 The Who Love Reign O'er Me (Remixed) 4:52
4-1 The Who Long Live Rock (Remixed) 3:55
4-2 The Who Life With The Moons (Previously Unreleased) 1:43
4-3 The Who Naked Eye (Live At The Young Vic, 1971) (Previously Unreleased) 5:03
4-4 The Who University Challenge (Previously Unreleased) 0:29
4-5 The Who Slip Kid (Remixed) 4:09
4-6 The Who Poetry Cornered (Previously Unreleased) 0:31
4-7 The Who Dreaming From The Waist (Live At Swanson Football Ground, 1976) (Previously Unreleased) 4:16
4-8 The Who Blue Red And Grey (Remixed) 2:43
4-9 The Who Life With The Moons 2 (Previously Unreleased) 0:45
4-10 The Who Squeeze Box (Remixed) 2:39
4-11 The Who My Wife (Live At Swansea Football Ground, 1976) (Previously Unreleased) 4:33
4-12 The Who Who Are You (Remixed) 4:58
4-13 The Who Music Must Change (Remixed) 4:34
4-14 The Who Sister Disco (Remixed) 4:16
4-15 The Who Guitar And Pen (Remixed) 5:49
4-16 The Who You Better You Bet (Remixed) 5:29
4-17 The Who Eminence Front (Remixed) 5:25
4-18 The Who Twist And Shout (Live At Shea Stadium, New York, 1982) (Previously Unreleased)
Written-By – B. Russell*, P. Medley*
3:09
4-19 The Who I'm A Man (Live At Radio City Music Hall, New York, 1989) (Previously Unreleased)
Written-By – E. McDaniel*
6:33
4-20 Pete Townshend Pete Townshend Dialogue (Live At The Filmore West, San Francisco, 1969) (Previously Unreleased) 0:36
4-21 The Who Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)
Written-By – E. John & B. Taupin*
4:33

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Released in a special cardboard long-box including 4 CDs in a jewel case with a 4-page front insert each and a 72-page booklet.

Sleeve notes:
This collection contains Thirty Years Of The Very Best from "Best Rock'n Roll Band In The World".

79 classic recordings, many of them remixed and sounding better than ever before, including 14 previously unreleased tracks, 14 live performances, other Who rarities, commercials, stage and studio dialoque plus a rare glimps into life with the Moons.

Includes 72 pages of photographs, memorabilia, full liner notes, a Who diary, full discography and foreword by Pete Townshend.

Sub-Cat# Disc 1: 521 752-2
Sub-Cat# Disc 2: 521 753-2
Sub-Cat# Disc 3: 521 754-2
Sub-Cat# Disc 4: 521 755-2

All tracks produced by The Who except where indicated in credits list.

(p) 1994 Polydor Ltd. (UK) / (c) 1994 Polydor Ltd. (UK)

Tracks taken :
1-2 & 1-4 from single A and B-side ( 1964 )
1-3 previously unreleased
1-5 from LP compilation " Who's Missing " ( 1985 )
1-6 from single A-side ( 1965 )
1-7 & 1-8 from single A and B-side ( 1965 )
1-9 from single A-side ( 1965 )
1-10 to 1-12 from LP " My Generation " ( 1965 )
1-14 from LP " Live At Leeds " ( 1970 )
1-15 from single A-side ( 1966 )
1-16 from EP " Ready Steady Who " ( 1966 )
1-18 from single A-side ( 1966 )
1-19 & 1-20 from LP " A Quick One " ( 1966 )
1-21 this version is a compilation from the original version that appeared on LP " A Quick One " ( 1966 ) and a live version recorded during the filming of " The Rolling Stones ‎Rock'n Roll Circus " ( 1968 )
1-22 from single A-side ( 1967 )
1-23 previously unreleased
1-25 from single A-side ( 1967 )
1-26, 2-3 to 2-7 and 2-10 from LP " The Who Sell Out " ( 1967 )
1-27 previously unreleased
1-29 from single B-side of " Dogs " ( 1968 )
2-2 from single A-side ( 1967 )
2-8 previously unreleased
2-12 an edited version of a previously unreleased recording
2-13 & 2-14 previously unreleased
2-15 from single A-side ( 1968 )
2-16, 3-4 and 4-1 from LP compilation " Odds & Sods " ( 1974 )
2-17 from single A-side ( 1968 )
2-18, 2-19 and 2-23 from 2-LP " Tommy " ( 1969 )
2-21 from 2-LP " The Kids Are Alright " ( 1979 )
2-24 previously unreleased
2-25 from single B-side of " Summertime Blues " ( 1970 )
2-27 to 3-1 from LP " Live At Leeds " ( 1970 )
3-2, 3-5, 3-7 and 3-8 from LP " Who's Next " ( 1971 )
3-3 from LP compilation " Who's Missing " ( 1985 )
3-9 from single A-side ( 1970 )
3-10 first released as an bonus track on a CD / EP reissue of " Won't Get Fooled Again " ( 1988 )
3-11 from single A-side ( 1971 )
3-12 from single A-side ( 1972 )
3-13 from single A-side ( 1972 )
3-14 previously unreleased
3-15 from single A-side ( 1973 )
3-16 & 3-17 from 2-LP " Quadrophenia " ( 1973 )
4-3 previously unreleased
4-5, 4-8 and 4-10 from LP " The Who By Numbers " ( 1975 )
4-7 & 4-11 previously unreleased
4-12 to 4-15 from LP " Who Are You " ( 1978 )
4-16 from LP " Face Dances " ( 1981 )
4-17 from LP " It's Hard" ( 1982 )
4-18 & 4-19 previously unreleased
4-21 from CD / 2-LP compilation V / A " Two Rooms: Celebrating The Songs Of Elton John & Bernie Taupin " ( 1991 )

Tracks recorded :
1-2 to 1-5 at Fontana Studios, London, in 1964
1-6 at I.B.C. Studios, London, in 1964
1-7 & 1-8 at I.B.C. Studios, London, in April 1965
1-9 at Pye Studios, London, October 13, 1965
1-10 at I.B.C. Studios, London, November 16, 1966
1-11 & 1-12 at I.B.C. Studios, London, October 12, 1966
1-14 live at Leeds University, Leeds, UK, February 14, 1970
1-15 at I.B.C. Studios, London, August 1, 1966
1-16 at Pye Studios, London, and I.B.C. Studios, London, June 14, 1966
1-18 at CBS Studios, London, November 10, 1966
1-19 & 1-20 at I.B.C. Studios, London, November 1966
1-21 at I.B.C. Studios, London, November 1966, and live at Intertel Studios, Wembley, London, Decemer 11, 1968
1-22 at I.B.C. Studios, London, April 5, 1967
1-23 at CBS Studios, London, October 2, 1967
1-25 at De Lane Lea Studios, London, June 28, 1967
1-26 at De Lane Lea Studios, London, July 1967
1-27 at Sound Techniques Studio, London, in 1967
1-29 at Goldstar Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 26, 1968
2-2 at CBS Studios, London, Talent Masters Studios, New York City, and Goldstar Studios, Hollywood, CA, during September 1967
2-3 at De Lane Lea Studios, London, October 24, 1967
2-4 at I.B.C. Studios, London, October 20, 1967
2-5 at I.B.C. Studios, London, October 12, 1967
2-6 at Columbia Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 17, 1967
2-7 & 2-8 at Talent Masters Studios, New York City, July 5, 1967
2-10 at I.B.C. Studios, London, November 2, 1967
2-12 at I.B.C. Studios, London, November 1967
2-13 & 2-14 at Advision Studios, London, May 29, 1968
2-15 at I.B.C. Studios, London, in 1968
2-16 at Pye Studios, London, in 1968
2-17 at Advision Studios, London, May 22, 1968
2-18 & 2-19 at I.B.C. Studios, London, between October 1968 and March 1969
2-21 live at Woodstock Festival, Bethel, NY, August 17, 1969
2-22 & 2-23 at Morgan Studios, London, February 7, 1969
2-24 & 2-26 to 3-1 live at Leeds University, Leeds, UK, February 14, 1970
2-25 at I.B.C. Studios, London, May 1970
3-2, 3-7 and 3-11 at Olympic Studios, London, May 1971
3-3 live at San Francisco Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA, December 12, 1971
3-4 at Stargroves, Berkshire, UK, March 1973
3-5 at Olympic Studios, London, May 11, 1971
3-8 at Stargroves, Berkshire, UK, March 16, 1971
3-9 at I.B.C. Studios, London, January 19, 1970
3-10 & 4-3 live at the Young Vic Theatre, London, on the Rolling Stone Mobile, April 26, 1971
3-12 at Olympic Studios, London, May 22, 1972
3-13 at Olympic Studios, London, May 26, 1972
3-14 at Ramport Studios, London, January 1979, during an audition for Kenney Jones to become The Who's drummer
3-15 at The Kitchen, Battersea, London, June 27, 1973
3-16 at The Kitchen, Battersea, London, June 1, 1973
3-17 at Olympic Studios, London, June 8, 1973
4-1 at Olympic Studios, London, June 5, 1972
4-5 at Shepperton Sound Stage on Ronnie Lane's Mobile Studio, May 1975
4-7 & 4-11 live at Swansea Football Ground, Swansea, Wales, June 12, 1976
4-8 at Shepperton Sound Stage on Ronnie Lane's Mobile Studio, July 23, 1975
4-10 at Shepperton Sound Stage on Ronnie Lane's Mobile Studio, July 14, 1975
4-12 at Ramport Studios, London, and Goring Studios, Berkshire, UK, October 1977
4-13 at Ramport Studios, London, and Goring Studios, Berkshire, UK, May 2, 1978
4-14 at Ramport Studios, London, and Goring Studios, Berkshire, UK, in 1978
4-15 at Ramport Studios, London, and RAK Studios, London, March 14, 1978
4-16 at Odyssey Studios, London, November 4, 1980
4-17 at Turn Up-Down Studio at Glyn Johns' home in Surrey, UK, June 1982 ( Wikipedia )
4-18 live at CNE Stadium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 9, 1982
4-19 live at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, June 27, 1989
4-20 live at Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, June 19, 1969
4-21 at Eel Pie Studios, London, and Revolution Studios, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, UK, July 1991

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scan): 731452175120
  • Barcode (Text): 7 31452 17512 0
  • Label Code: LC 0309
  • Price Code: POL 849
  • SPARS Code: AAD
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA
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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MCAD4-11150 The Who Thirty Years Of Maximum R&B(4xCD, Comp + VHS, NTSC + Box, Dlx) MCA Records MCAD4-11150 US 1994 Sell This Version
MCAD4-11020 The Who Thirty Years Of Maximum R&B(4xCD, Comp + Box) MCA Records MCAD4-11020 US 1994 Sell This Version
521 751-2 The Who Thirty Years Of Maximum R&B(4xCD, Comp, RE, RP + Box) Polydor 521 751-2 UK & Europe Unknown Sell This Version
521 751-2 The Who Thirty Years Of Maximum R&B(4xCD, Comp, RP + Box) Polydor 521 751-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
MCAD4-11020 The Who Thirty Years Of Maximum R&B(4xCD, Comp + Box) MCA Records MCAD4-11020 US 1994 Sell This Version

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May 30, 2019
Reviewed in Long Play column of the NME, 2 July 1994. 6/10
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December 9, 2016
One of the greatest rock and roll box sets ever assembled.