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The Who (music group)

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  • Concert Review: Guns N' Roses at Comcast Theatre in Hartford

    Concert Review: Guns N' Roses at Comcast Theatre in Hartford
    Singer Axl Rose, a future first-ballot Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, led a talented, large group of musicians calling itself Guns N’ Roses though a lengthy, career-spanning parade of hits, covers and solos on Saturday night at Hartford’s...
  • The Reading Life: Ellen Willis, rocking the rock music boat

    The Reading Life: Ellen Willis, rocking the rock music boat
    I've long considered Ellen Willis something of a hero. I hope I live longer than she did (Willis died in 2006, at 64), but otherwise, it's an exemplary life. She was the first pop music critic of the New Yorker, writing 56 pieces for the magazine from...
  • Cowabunga! 'The Simpsons' turns 500

    On Sunday, Feb. 19, "The Simpsons" marks an extraordinary feat -- its 500th episode. The characters, which began as droopier versions in 20-second cartoons on "The Tracey Ullman Show," have evolved, as creator Matt Groening and star Dan Castellaneta...
  • Jon Anderson of Yes plays Infinity Hall in Norfolk on March 14

    Jon Anderson of Yes plays Infinity Hall in Norfolk on March 14
    People think it’s easy to slam together 20 minutes of music that holds up under scrutiny. Build slowly from a soft beginning, jam this part together with that one, add an organ solo here, change keys, go to a different time signature, stitch in a...
  • Find Out the Story Behind The Who's 'Quadrophenia' at Buckland Hills in Manchester

    Find Out the Story Behind The Who's 'Quadrophenia' at Buckland Hills in Manchester
    The Who left an indelible impression on popular music in the '60s, but it wasn't until the subsequent decade that they really left their mark. To celebrate one of the high points of their '70s output, head to this one-night showing of "The Who:...
  • The Who honors tickets for cancelled 1979 concert

    The Who honors tickets for cancelled 1979 concert
    Now here's one of the few times when hoarding actually pays off! If you've managed not to throw out your 33-year-old Who concert ticket from the bands cancelled 1979 show in Providence, Rhode Island, the legendary British rockers are about to make good!...
  • 50 Ways Marilyn Monroe Has Been Kept Alive For 50 Years

    50 Ways Marilyn Monroe Has Been Kept Alive For 50 Years
    Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...
  • Advocate Interview: Gregg Gillis of Girl Talk

    Advocate Interview: Gregg Gillis of Girl Talk
    Miraculously, Girl Talk’s Gregg Gillis has managed to keep his career — mashing up samples of songs by other artists into new, dance-frenzy tracks — going, without having his ass repeatedly sued into submission. “As far as the...
  • Tom Petty offers $7,500 reward for stolen guitars

    Tom Petty offers $7,500 reward for stolen guitars
    Among the guitars stolen from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers earlier this week is a 12-string Rickenbacker, one of the vintage Rickenbackers that Petty owns. According to the Rickenbacker website, the guitar was manufactured in August 1967. Five guitars...
  • The Beatles at the Chicago Amphitheatre

    The Beatles at the Chicago Amphitheatre
    The Beatles' Chicago debut must have been a blur for John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr; on their first major North American tour, the quartet would travel 22,000 miles in 29 grueling days. But for their fans in that first summer...
  • Bo Diddley dead at 79

    Bo Diddley dead at 79
    Bo Diddley, who died Monday at age 79 in Florida, was as essential to the creation of rock 'n' roll as Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and Little Richard, though he seldom got the credit or the accolades that were showered on his better-known peers. The...
  • This music is sponsored by ...

    This music is sponsored by ...
    Part 2 in a series of occasional articles. In the music video for Lady Gaga's hit single "Bad Romance,” the pop diva vamps across several nightmarish tableaux wearing a variety of barely there lingerie get-ups. The flashy clip caused a sensation...