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The Hawker - The Who - Tommy (Reel-To-Reel, Album)

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  1. F ifty years ago this month, one of the signature albums of the s was released by the British rock band The Who. The recording was Tommy, and as a full-on “rock opera,” it cleared the skies for.
  2. Mar 28,  · I have The Who ~ Tommy, reel-to-reel tape, for sale on Amazon. I have others for sale on eBay now (see links below). The Who began their 50th anniversary tour this week and in an interview (link below) on March 26, , Roger Daltry of the group was interviewed by Andy Green of the Rolling Stone magazine.
  3. Like all of the group’s late s works, the album was produced by manager Kit Lambertand composed by guitarist Pete Townshend, whose writing was inspired by Meher Baba, an Indian spiritual master who had passed away earlier in I first encountered this album in its movie form of the same name.
  4. The full-blown rock opera about a deaf, dumb, and blind boy that launched the band to international superstardom, written almost entirely by Pete Townshend. Hailed as a breakthrough upon its release, its critical standing has diminished somewhat in the ensuing decades because of the occasional pretensions of the concept and because of the insubstantial nature of some of the songs that.
  5. Tommy, an Album by The Who. Released 12 March on MCA (catalog no. MCAD; CD). Genres: Rock Opera.
  6. A Tommy a The Who rockegyüttes negyedik stúdióalbuma ből, concept album, ami egy fiú történetét mondja el rockopera formában. Amennyiben a „rockopera” megjelölést elfogadjuk, úgy a műfaj első példányának tartható. Szerepel az lemez, amit hallanod kell, mielőtt meghalsz című könyvben. ben, több sikeres színpadi előadás után, filmmusical.
  7. Pete Townshend wrote all the songs except "Cousin Kevin" and "Fiddle About" by John Entwistle, "Tommy's Holiday Camp” by Keith Moon and "Eyesight To The Blind" aka "The Hawker" which is a cover of a Sonny Boy Williamson song. It peaked at No. 2 and No. 4 respectively on the UK and US albums charts. THE WHO was/5().
  8. This album is tremendous. At the time there may not have been anything like it. A tragic, sometimes funny, sometimes brutally disturbing, sometimes surprising, sometimes ironic album chronicling a good portion of the life of the titular Tommy. I went in without much knowledge of the story, and although it is obscure, there is so much to pick up on.
  9. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Reel-To-Reel release of Tommy on Discogs/5(5).

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