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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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The Who - 賽門與格方凱二重主唱金唱片 album art The Who 賽門與格方凱二重主唱金唱片 (Comp) First Record, First Record Taiwan 1970 Sell This Version
FL-2048 The Who - The Best Of The Who album art The Who The Best Of The Who(LP, Comp, Unofficial) First Record FL-2048 Taiwan 1971 Sell This Version
The Who - Who's Zoo album art The Who Who's Zoo (Comp) Trade Mark Of Quality US 1974 Sell This Version
TMQ 7504 The Who - Closer To Queen Mary / The Genius Of Pete Townshend album art The Who / Pete Townshend The Who / Pete Townshend - Closer To Queen Mary / The Genius Of Pete Townshend(2xLP, Comp, Unofficial) Trade Mark Of Quality TMQ 7504 US 1975 Sell This Version
2S709 The Who - Souvenir album art The Who Souvenir(2xLP, Comp, Unofficial) Beacon Island Records 2S709 Australia 1979 Sell This Version
AG 5306 The Who - Going Mobile album art The Who Going Mobile(LP, Comp, Unofficial) DPKS Records AG 5306 1980 Sell This Version
The Who - Jai' Baba For Pete's Sake album art The Who Jai' Baba For Pete's Sake (Comp) Moon Records (24) 1982 Sell This Version
The Who - The High Numbers Present "Who The F*ck!?" Plus 19 Other Spiffy Tunes album art The Who The High Numbers Present "Who The F*ck!?" Plus 19 Other Spiffy Tunes (Comp) Reaction (3) 1982 Sell This Version
The Who - Dancing In The Street album art The Who Dancing In The Street (Comp) Savage Records (2) US 1983 Sell This Version
ZZYZX 012 The Who - Old Originals Played By Who'm? album art The Who Old Originals Played By Who'm?(LP, Comp, Unofficial) ZZYZX Records ZZYZX 012 US 1983 Sell This Version
none The Who - It's Gone album art The Who It's Gone(2xLP, Comp, Unofficial) Box Top Records, Trade Mark Of Quality none US 1984 Sell This Version
The Who - England Swings: The BBC Files 1965-1968 album art The Who England Swings: The BBC Files 1965-1968 (Comp) Pyramid Records (3) 1988 Sell This Version
The Who - Come And Drum On The Black Hole, Babies album art The Who Come And Drum On The Black Hole, Babies (Comp) World Productions Of Compact Music Italy 1988 Sell This Version
DR 025 CD The Who - Who Meet The Animals - Live At The Monterey Pop Festival 1967 album art The Animals* - The Who The Animals* - The Who - Who Meet The Animals - Live At The Monterey Pop Festival 1967(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Document Records DR 025 CD Luxembourg 1989 Sell This Version
DIR - 12 The Who - Live 1967 - 1970 album art Who* Live 1967 - 1970(CD, Comp, RM, Unofficial) Armando Curcio Editore DIR - 12 Italy 1991 Sell This Version
2121, MHRL-1269 The Who - The Best Of album art The Who The Best Of(LP, Album, Comp, Unofficial) Creato, Creato Inc. / Munhwa Records 2121, MHRL-1269 South Korea 1991 Sell This Version
CD 555-08 The Who - Horton Hears The Who album art The Who Horton Hears The Who(CD, Album, Comp, Unofficial) Howdy! Records CD 555-08 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
CO 25196 The Who - Reaction (A Scoop Through The Archives 1964-1971) album art The Who Reaction (A Scoop Through The Archives 1964-1971)(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Chapter One (3) CO 25196 Europe 1992 Sell This Version
The Who - Tommy's Generation album art The Who Tommy's Generation (Comp) Nota Blu Italy 1993 Sell This Version
GRA-043-A The Who - The Live Tommy (Live In Europe 1969) album art The Who The Live Tommy (Live In Europe 1969)(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Grapefruit GRA-043-A Australia 1994 Sell This Version
WKP-0032, WKP-0031 The Who - The Punk Meets The Godfather album art The Who The Punk Meets The Godfather(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Whoopy Cat, Whoopy Cat WKP-0032, WKP-0031 US 1994 Sell This Version
The Who - Greatest Hits album art The Who Greatest Hits (Comp) Audio Max Russia 1995 Sell This Version
CD 9040 The Who - It's A Boy album art The Who It's A Boy(CD, Comp, Unofficial, Liv) Alegra CD 9040 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
BRCD 1905 The Who - Maximum Live Rarities album art The Who Maximum Live Rarities(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Montserrat Records BRCD 1905 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
XXBCD-96001 The Who - Alternate Rarities album art The Who Alternate Rarities(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (The Who) XXBCD-96001 Japan 1996 Sell This Version

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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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