In 2004 The Who returned to the Isle Of Wight Festival for the first time since their legendary performance in 1970. After a long absence, the festival had been reborn in 2002 and continues to this day. Their UK concerts in 2004 were the first in their home country since the death of founder member John Entwistle. As the evening shadows lengthened across the festival site, The Who took to the stage and delivered an incendiary performance packed with hit singles and classic album tracks and the concert more than lived up to the fan’s expectations and memories of 1970.
An expanded 45th anniversary edition of Pete Townshend’s 1972 album Who Came First is due out via UMe on April 20th. The 2-CD set features eight unreleased tracks as well as new edits, alternate versions and live recordings. The original album tracks have been remastered by Who collaborator Jon Astley using the original master tapes. Accompanying … Continue reading Pete Townshend Who Came First Reissue Announced
In April 2017, The Who took to the stage at London’s Royal Albert Hall to perform their rock opera Tommy live in its entirety for the first time in their long and illustrious career. Previous Who live shows had always dropped two, three or four tracks from the album, but for this show, in aid … Continue reading ‘Tommy – Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ To Be Released on DVD and Blu-ray
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