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The Who (music group)

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  • 'The Who's Tommy'

    'The Who's Tommy'
    Somewhere between arousal and a prayer, between raw blues and high opera: Pete Townshend's insistent, accelerating intro to "Pinball Wizard" is seven bars of the most exhilarating rock ever made. That ecstatic sense of liberation drives "The Who's Tommy,...
  • Billy Joel will be last Shea show

    The razing of Shea Stadium later this year marks the end of an era for baseball fans, but it's also closing the door on a chapter of pop music history that began in 1965 when the Beatles became the first pop group to play a concert at a U.S. sports...
  • Alice Ripley plays Mrs. Walker her way (not Ann-Margret's) in 'The Who's Tommy'

    Alice Ripley plays Mrs. Walker her way (not Ann-Margret's) in 'The Who's Tommy'
    TONY-nominated actress and pop musician Alice Ripley is about to become a mother for the third time. Sort of. When "The Who's Tommy" pop musician is unveiled this weekend at Hollywood's Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, it will mark Ripley's third appearance as...
  • Rocking with the Police at Hollywood Bowl, kids in tow

    Rocking with the Police at Hollywood Bowl, kids in tow
    When you take your kids to a rock concert, it's a good idea to bring cookies. Because kids don't understand about opening acts. So while you are grooving to, say, the aged-in-wood tones of Elvis Costello and the Imposters and remembering that British...
  • Carrie Underwood at the Super Bowl: You be the judge

     
    No doubt Season 4's American Idol Carrie Underwood looked amazing as she delivered the national anthem on Super Bowl Sunday, rocking an all-white ensemble accented by an adorable Rock & Republic jacket. But judging by talk on the Twitterverse as she...
  • Who Dat Dog helps the Saints come barking in

     
    There were a lot of winners because of Sunday's Super Bowl in Miami. One of them was the CBS network, which won the largest television audience since M*A*S*H's finale with its Super Bowl broadcast. Another was former San Diego Charger......
  • How to improve the Super Bowl halftime show: Make it a competition

     
    It's been a couple of days since the Saints told the Colts "Who Dat!" New Orleans has drunk its round of recovery Bloody Marys. Peyton Manning has had time to crawl into his Snuggie and contemplate his missteps (and missed......
  • On the charts: Grammy artists, the Who see increases; Lil Wayne bombs

     
    A little TV exposure continues to go a long way. Country trio Lady Antebellum tops the chart for the second straight week, leading in a week that saw big increases for acts that appeared on the Jan. 31 Grammy Awards.......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Grammys & Super Bowl boost record sales | Oscars best picture race staying at 10

     
    • Todd Marten reports, "a little TV exposure continues to go a long way. Country trio Lady Antebellum tops the chart for the second straight week, leading in a week that saw big increases for acts that appeared on the Jan. 31 Grammy Awards. Artists such...
  • How to be a rock star: Moving beyond the labels

     
    The Troubadour, awash on a recent night in indigo light and chiming guitars, doesn't look all that different than it did in the 1970s, when music history plugged in to the club's stage amps and earned the tiny West Hollywood venue the audacity to...
  • Fox Sports chief David Hill promises no geezers during next Super Bowl halftime

     
    Fox Sports President David Hill has a lot on his mind. He needs to decide how much to bid on the 2014 and 2016 Olympics. He has to keep his eye on upcoming labor negotiations in the National Football League......
  • Remember when TV theme songs ruled the pop charts?

     
    Some TV theme songs actually topped the Billboard chart. Once upon a time, TV theme songs were top of the pop charts. Some, including "Welcome Back," even made it to No. 1. Take that, " Lost's" zoom-by sound effect. You......