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The Who Announces New Album, “Moving On!” Tour
Concerts & Tours

The Who Announces New Album, “Moving On!” Tour

The Who have announced they’re working on a new album, which will be their first in 13 years, and they’re going on tour to support it. Bassist Jon Button, who has worked with The Who for the past few years, will once again join the band.

The Who Release “Live at the Fillmore East 1968”
New Albums

The Who Release “Live at the Fillmore East 1968”

A unique performance from The Who is now available in a three-LP or 2-CD set. Live at the Fillmore East 1968 captures the band in New York City nearing the end of a long tour, but more importantly, the shows took place one day after the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King. “America was already a country...

The Who Releases “Maximum A’s and B’s”
New Albums

The Who Releases “Maximum A’s and B’s”

Much of John Entwistle’s best bass work is showcased in a new collection from The Who. Maximum A’s and B’s compiles the band’s complete singles discography into a five-disc box set. The collection has 86 tracks from their time with four labels: Brunswick, Reaction, Track, and Polydor. It begins with songs they released as The High Numbers (“Zoot Suit” and...

The Who’s 2004 Isle Of Wight Festival Released On Blu-Ray/DVD
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The Who’s 2004 Isle Of Wight Festival Released On Blu-Ray/DVD

The Who’s return to the Isle of Wight Festival in 2004 was important for several reasons. First, it was the first time playing the festival since their legendary 1970 performance. It had just been restarted in 2002 after a long absence. Secondly, it was the first time the band played in their home country since the untimely passing of bassist...

The Who: Eminence Front (Live)
Bass Videos

The Who: Eminence Front (Live)

The Who’s It’s Hard was one of the first albums I bought on vinyl, back in 1982. I always loved John Entwistle’s bass line on “Eminence Front.” I decided to check out the album again, which brought me to this live performance from their tour stop in Toronto that year. The Ox throws in some seriously tasty lines after the...

The Who Announces Tour with Tal Wilkenfeld Band
Concerts & Tours

The Who Announces Tour with Tal Wilkenfeld Band

2016 is turning out to have some incredible tours for bassists. The Who will be continuing their “The Who Hits 50!” tour with a new North American leg, and they’ve tapped Australian bass phenom Tal Wilkenfeld to open the shows. Between Pino Palladino in the The Who and Wilkenfeld’s band, these shows are going to be bumping. Wilkenfeld shared her...

The Who Celebrates 50th with Concert Recordings
New Albums

The Who Celebrates 50th with Concert Recordings

The Who’s June 26 concert in London’s Hyde Park is now available for purchase on CD and video as Live In Hyde Park. The show – part of the band’s 50th anniversary tour – featured original members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend. Bassist Pino Palladino played parts made famous by the late John Entwistle. At the June 25 Hyde Park...

The Who’s 1982 Shea Stadium Show Released on Video
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The Who’s 1982 Shea Stadium Show Released on Video

The first official video release of a 1982 Shea Stadium show by The Who has arrived on DVD and Blu-ray. Featuring restored video and newly mixed sound, the concert shows a band in its last days with its second drummer Kenney Jones. The tour promoted the band’s album It’s Hard, and would be its last until 1989. Of course the...

“An Evening of Who Music” Benefit Concert to Feature Geddy Lee and Others
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“An Evening of Who Music” Benefit Concert to Feature Geddy Lee and Others

The Who is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, and they’re doing some important work. The band has announced they’ll be performing at a benefit concert on November 11th in support of the Teenage Cancer Trust. The “house band” for the event will include Simon Townshend, Zak Starkey, Pino Palladino, Billy Nicholls, Frank Simes, Loren Gold and John Coury. The...

The Who Hits 50! Celebrates Five Decades of the Iconic Rock Band’s Output
New Albums

The Who Hits 50! Celebrates Five Decades of the Iconic Rock Band’s Output

As The Who celebrates the 50th anniversary of its recording career with a 2014-15 tour, it’s also releasing a greatest hits collection, , as part of the celebration. While the 2-CD set features work from late, great bassist John Entwistle (including “Boris the Spider” on which he also sings lead), it also features The Who’s first new single in eight...