The Who

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Formed in 1964, Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
Members:
Pete Townshend (guitar, vocals)
Roger Daltrey (vocals, tambourine, harmonica)
John Entwistle (bass, vocals, 1964-2002)
Keith Moon (drums, vocals, 1964-78)
Kenney Jones (drums, 1978-88)
John "Rabbit" Bundrick (keyboards, 1979-present)
Simon Phillips (drums, 1989)
Zak Starkey (drums, 1996-present)

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 (Performer).
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LAT 8616 The Who - My Generation album art The Who My Generation (Album, Comp) Brunswick, Brunswick LAT 8616 Southern Rhodesia 1965 Sell This Version
623 025 The Who - The Who album art The Who The Who (Album) Polydor, International Polydor Production 623 025 Germany 1966 Sell This Version
593 002, LPHM 593002 The Who - A Quick One album art The Who A Quick One (Album) Reaction 593 002, LPHM 593002 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version
658 063 The Who - The Who Sell Out album art The Who The Who Sell Out (Album) Track Record 658 063 France 1967 Sell This Version
SLPM-1354 The Who - I'm A Boy  album art The Who I'm A Boy Polydor SLPM-1354 Japan 1968 Sell This Version
DXSW 7205 The Who - Tommy album art The Who Tommy (Album) Track Record DXSW 7205 US 1969 Sell This Version
2406 001 The Who - Live At Leeds album art The Who Live At Leeds (Album) Track Record, Polydor 2406 001 UK 1970 Sell This Version
DL 79182 The Who - Who's Next album art The Who Who's Next (Album) Track Record DL 79182 US 1971 Sell This Version
2406 007 The Who - Tommy - Part 1 album art The Who Tommy - Part 1 (Album) Track Record 2406 007 UK 1972 Sell This Version
914 625 The Who - Tommy - Part 2 album art The Who Tommy - Part 2 (Album) Track Record 914 625 UK 1969 Sell This Version
3191 106 The Who - Quadrophenia album art The Who Quadrophenia (Album) Track Record 3191 106 France 1973 Sell This Version
3191 116 The Who - Odds & Sods album art The Who Odds & Sods (Album, Comp) Track Record 3191 116 Greece 1974 Sell This Version
PD 2625 028 The Who - Tommy (Original Soundtrack Recording) album art The Who Tommy (Original Soundtrack Recording) (Album) Polydor PD 2625 028 1975 Sell This Version
none The Who - The Who By Numbers album art The Who The Who By Numbers (Album) Polydor, Polydor none France 1975 Sell This Version
SA-010 The Who - One-Hour Radio Special - The Making Of "Tommy" 1975 album art The Who One-Hour Radio Special - The Making Of "Tommy" 1975(LP, Transcription) Polydor SA-010 USA & Canada 1975 Sell This Version
none The Who - The Who album art The Who / Alison Steele The Who / Alison Steele - The Who(LP, Transcription) DWJ Associates none US 1977 Sell This Version
MCA-3050 The Who - Who Are You album art The Who Who Are You (Album) Polydor, Polydor MCA-3050 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
3100 531, 3100 532 The Who - Quadrophenia album art The Who Quadrophenia (Album, Comp) Polydor, Polydor 3100 531, 3100 532 Italy 1979 Sell This Version
MCA2-11005 The Who - The Kids Are Alright album art The Who The Kids Are Alright (Album) Polydor MCA2-11005 US 1979 Sell This Version
none The Who - Who Are The Who (Radio Special) album art The Who Who Are The Who (Radio Special)(2xLP, Promo, Transcription) MCA Records none Canada 1980 Sell This Version
WHOT 1 The Who - Filling In The Gaps album art The Who Filling In The Gaps Warner Bros. Records WHOT 1 UK 1981 Sell This Version
HS 3516 The Who - Face Dances album art The Who Face Dances (Album) Polydor HS 3516 US 1981 Sell This Version
WHOD 5066, 2311 180 The Who - It's Hard album art The Who It's Hard (Album) Polydor, Polydor WHOD 5066, 2311 180 Ireland 1982 Sell This Version
none The Who - Super Groups In Concert album art The Who Super Groups In Concert(3xLP, Promo, Transcription) ABC Radio Networks none US 1982 Sell This Version
2-TBS-SG-1 The Who - Super Groups album art The Who Super Groups(2xLP, Transcription) Télémédia Communications, TBS Syndications 2-TBS-SG-1 Canada 1982 Sell This Version

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dedindi

dedindi

September 26, 2020
Townshend reported that the phrase "Teenage Wasteland" came to his mind while observing a field covered in rubbish after one of the 1969 English festivals:
https://musictales.club/article/baba-oriley-or-teenage-wasteland-brought-life-lowrey-organ
ziggiole

ziggiole

March 4, 2020
Absolutely. This is ridiculous. Unfortunately not just Who. Metallica and many others are even worse.
garageland

garageland

December 14, 2019
Discogs should have a listing just named STUDIO ALBUMS , it would make more sense
razor767

razor767

December 11, 2019
What kind of fool is checking in every single live show recording? And whoever is in charge of the discography, where's their brand new release?
rongwrong

rongwrong

December 10, 2019
this discography is a total, unreadable disaster, Discogs destroyed itself with its policies, we are forced to go back to Wikipedia to get to know their official albums..
kyeo

kyeo

September 30, 2019
lmao who in the fuck is checking for five million live show recordings from the 2000s
Rich.C

Rich.C

January 19, 2017
More than any band before them, the Who transformed rock 'n' roll into the weapon of choice for the generation gap struggles of the 1960s. Playing up tensions between young and old in teen anthems "My Generation," "The Kids Are Alright," and a cover of Eddie Cochran's "Summertime Blues," this combativeness quickly became the band's hallmark. Roger Daltrey's perilous mic-swinging, Pete Townshend's ill-tempered guitar-smashing, and Keith Moon's "gonzo" drumming all bolstered the band's thuggish, working-class youth image -- and suggested it was more than image.
As Mod's heyday waned, Townshend began pushing the band in more adventurous directions, which culminated in the first proper Rock Opera, Tommy (1969). In one fell swoop, the band upgraded their standing from "average Joe's" to intelligentsia. Emboldened by Tommy's success, Townshend's songwriting became increasingly self-centered and confessional. While "Behind Blue Eyes" and "Love, Reign O'er Me" are simply sublime, much of the Who's '70s material is bogged down by the band's internal conflicts and Townshend's downward spiral into alcohol and drug abuse.
The public began to feel that the band had simply overstayed its welcome. Fans had a hard time forgiving the spokesmen of angry youth for getting old, and the band seems to have had a difficult time forgiving themselves.

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