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“Whooo are you? Who, who?
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on August 7th, 2012
Having effectively blown cynics away with the opening ceremony (or at the very least shushed them up for a week or so), the organisers of the London Games have something of a hill to climb in coming up with an appropriate ending. ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 20th, 2012
The Who are set to tour the US once more in 2013, touring their mod opera “Quadrophenia” in its entirety for American audiences. But there’s one particularly special date that Rhode Islanders with long memories may ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 19th, 2012
I’m sure I don’t need to explain this to a flag-appreciating nation such as the US, but it’s very, very easy to put a flag on a thing, and make it look better. Especially when your flag is a lovely bright red, streaked ...
It shouldn’t normally be of any concern to the likes of you and me that a man called Jeff Rodenberg, hailing from Minnesota, has won a competition to make a video for a song that is nearly 40 years old. And yet, watching his ...
There are many downsides to growing up in public. The public catching you while you’re in mid transformation from one thing to another and deciding that’s the real you.
So, we’ve done the gentleman singer, the inventive guitar player, the stick-twiddling drummer, but our great British band cannot be complete without the guy (or girl) who glues the whole thing together. It’s fine for the ...
It’s almost certainly unfair to trim this list down to just five players. A good band cannot become a great band without a great drummer (just ask the Foo Fighters, they’ve got two), and so for every great British band there ...
Before we start: I just wanted to say that yes, there have been far more than five astonishing British guitarists in the history of rock ‘n’ roll. And we could argue all day about who they are, and whether Jimi Hendrix could ...
Pete Townshend, the guitar smashing, hotel wrecking, spirit questing, song writing engine room of the Who, has finally announced a release date for his autobiography. The book, which will be called Pete Townshend: Who He?