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The Who's Townshend to present 'Classic Quadrophenia'

On a rare day off from the first leg of The Who's 50th anniversary tour, Pete Townshend punctually enters the room with longtime partner Rachel Fuller to discuss "Classic Quadrophenia." The symphonic release of the Who's 1973 concept album came out earlier this month and includes music by the London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and vocals by classical tenor Alfie Boe, rocker Billy Idol, Phil Daniels, and Townshend. There's also a one-night only performance in London set for July 5. Townshend, 70, has always felt The Who's music was very orchestral for a rock band. But for this performance, there's an entire orchestra and choir to perform his...

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