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New Dates For Victorian Opera Production of Tommy

by Paul Cashmere

Victorian Opera has rescheduled The Who’s rock opera Tommy for new dates in 2022.

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The Faces May Have 14 New Songs Set To Go

by Paul Cashmere

The Faces appear to have more than a dozen new songs set to go and could be planning a tour.

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The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Roger Daltrey Announces UK Solo Tour

by Music-News.com

Roger Daltrey is set to embark on his ‘Who Was I?’ solo tour later this year.

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Melbourne Production of The Who’s Tommy Postponed Until 2022

by Paul Cashmere

The upcoming Melbourne production of The Who’s Tommy has been postponed until February 2022 due to Covid lockdowns.

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The Who Whos Next

The Who ‘Who’s Next’ Turns 50

by Paul Cashmere

‘Who’s Next’, the fifth album by The Who, turns 50 this week.

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The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete Townshend Suggests The Who Recording Era Is Over

by Music-News.com

Pete Townshend isn’t sure if there’ll be another album by The Who because of the “old fashioned way that they work”.

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Victorian Opera To Present All-New Production of Pete Townshend’s ‘Tommy’ POSTPONED

by Paul Cashmere

The Victorian Opera will present Pete Townshend and The Who’s classic rock opera ‘Tommy’ in August in Melbourne.

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To celebrate the launch of a new range of collectable coins celebrating iconic British band, The Who, co-founder and lead singer of The Who Roger Daltrey visited The Royal Mint to strike one of the very first coins.

The Who Are Making Money

by Paul Cashmere

The British Royal Mint has The Who in the money. A series of coins based on The Who is about to be released in the UK.

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The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Roger Daltrey Announces Solo US Dates

by Paul Cashmere

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has announced a solo tour of the US.

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The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Roger Daltrey Lives On A Farm and Loves It

by Music-News.com

Roger Daltrey thinks agriculture saved him from the excesses of fame.

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Tom Jones Heads For His First UK No 1 in Two Decades

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

Sir Tom Jones is on course for his first UK Number 1 album in two decades with Surrounded By Time.

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The Who Revisit Heinz Baked Beans For 50th Anniversary

by Music-News.com

The Who have reunited with Heinz five decades after their iconic ‘The Who Sell Out’ album artwork, which featured frontman Roger Daltrey sitting in a bath full of Heinz Beanz.

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The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Signal Recording Days May Be Over

by Music-News.com

The Who may not make another album because they won’t make any money from it.

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The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Cancel 2021 Plans

by Music-News.com

The Who were due to play 10 dates next month but have scrapped their plans due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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The Who’s Tommy To Be Staged In Melbourne

by Noise11.com

Tommy will return to Melbourne in August with seven shows locked in for The Palais, St Kilda.

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The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete Townshend Claims The Who Invented Heavy Metal

by Music-News.com

Pete Townshend has claimed The Who’s 1970 ‘Live At Leeds’ album pioneered the genre of heavy metal and influenced the likes of Led Zeppelin while other artists have since stole their “mantle”.

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The Who Set For First Number One Album In Nearly 50 Years

by Music-News.com

The Who could claim their first UK Number 1 album in almost half a century on this week’s Official Albums Chart.

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New Music Releases for 6 December 2019

by Gavin Ryan

Major new titles coming this week from: Camila Cabello, Kylie Minogue (live), Muse (boxset), Cold Chisel, The Who, Liam Payne, The Beautiful Girls (GH), Fat Freddy’s Drop, Polish Club, Blueface and French Montana.

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The Who, Roger Daltry and Pete Townshend . Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Release Another Taste of Who

by Paul Cashmere

The Who have released another new song from ‘Who’, their first album in 13 years.

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The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete Townshend Will Only Smash One More Guitar For Charity

by Music-News.com

Pete Townshend and his band mates – comprised of Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, and drummer Keith Moon – were known for their hedonistic behaviour which included smashing their instruments and wrecking their stages, but now that he’s older, Pete has said he’ll only cause damage to another guitar if it helps to raise money for charity.

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The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who’s Tommy Is Returning To Broadway

by Music-News.com

The upcoming run of the acclaimed rock opera, which is comprised of music and lyrics by the iconic rock group’s songwriter and guitarist Pete Townshend, will be directed by Des McAnuff – who was in charge of the original production between 1993 and 1995.

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The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Plays Boston #Review

by Music-News.com

In 2018, The Who’s singer, Roger Daltrey, toured and performed the bands’ legendary Rock-opera, “Tommy,” in its entirety with assistance from orchestras that were in the areas in which he was playing. Since there is a good amount of orchestration on the original “Tommy” album (which were all performed by the groups’ now-deceased bass player, John Entwistle), it is not surprising that the results of the shows were quite superb.

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The Who To Release Their First Album In 13 Years

by Paul Cashmere

The Who have recorded their first studio album in 13 years. ‘Who’ by The Who will be released on 22 November on digital, vinyl, CD AND cassette formats.

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The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Debut Two New Songs At Wembley Stadium

by Music-News.com

The Who debuted two new songs from their upcoming new album as they made their return to Wembley Stadium on Saturday (06.07.19).

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The Who, Roger Daltry and Pete Townshend . Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Roger Daltrey says he only has 5 years of voice left in him

by Music-News.com

Roger Daltrey thinks he will lose his voice “in the next five years”.

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Tim Rogers, Davey Lane and Ash Naylor Present Tommy Live at Memo Music Hall

by Paul Cashmere

You Am I’s Tim Rogers has gathered his contemporaries to become Captain Walker’s Unborn Children for a complete performance of Pete Townshend’s classic rock opera Tommy this weekend.

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Memo Music Hall to Host a Complete Performance of The Who’s ‘Tommy’

by Paul Cashmere

The Who’s classic rock opera Tommy will be performed at Memo Music Hall in its entirety in June.

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The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus to screen in cinemas

by Paul Cashmere

The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus will be screened in cinemas across the USA on April 1.

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The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who to release first album in 13 years

by Paul Cashmere

The Who will have a new album for 2019, their first since ‘Endless Wire’ in 2006.

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Pretty Things SF Sorrow

Fact: The Pretty Things ‘SF Sorrow’ Was The First Rock Opera, Tommy Was Second

by Paul Cashmere

Pretty Things rock opera ‘SF Sorrow’ album predates The Who’s ‘Tommy’ by six months but to this day Pete Townshend has not cited The Pretty Things classic as an inspiration.

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