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Pete Townshend Who Came First Reissue Announced

Remastered 45th anniversary set features unreleased tracks and new edits

Pete Townshend Who Came First
Pete Townshend Who Came First original album cover

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 the set are a 24-page booklet of rare photos, liner notes by Townshend himself, and the original album poster.

Who Came First (45th Anniversary Edition) is available now for pre-order.

Also due out April 20th is a commemorative 2-CD edition of The Who’s Live at the Fillmore East 1968.

Who Came First 45th Anniversary Edition Track List

CD 1

1. Pure and Easy
2. Evolution
3. Forever’s No Time At All
4. Let’s See Action
5. Time Is Passing
6. There’s a Heartache Following Me
7. Sheraton Gibson
8. Content
9. Parvardigar

1. His Hands
2. The Seeker (2017 edit)
3. Day Of Silence
4. Sleeping Dog
5. Mary Jane (Stage A Version)
6. I Always Say (2017 Edit)
7. Begin The Beguine (2017 edit)
8. Baba O’Reilly (Instrumental)
9. The Love Man (Stage C)*
10. Content (Stage A)*
11. Day Of Silence (Alternate Version)*
12. Parvardigar (Alternate take)*
13. Nothing Is Everything*
14. There’s A Fortune In Those Hills*
15. Meher Baba In Italy*
16. Drowned (live in India)*
17. Evolution (live at Ronnie Lane Memorial)

* denotes previously unreleased

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