'The Who By Numbers' was a more conventional studio album after the panoramic ambition of 1973’s 'Quadrophenia,' but far from average.
Pete Townshend worked on the song, originally as a slow blues, all through the summer of 1965, as The Who toured Scandinavia and Holland.
How many weeks have The Who spent at No. 1 on the UK album chart? Precisely one, with 'Who's Next.'
In September 1979, the band played their first US concerts with Kenney Jones behind the drumkit.
'Who Are You' hit the Hot 100 on 26 August 1978 on its way to becoming the band’s biggest American hit for eight years.
From the ashes of their ill-starred 'Lifehouse' project rose one of the band’s greatest albums.
The epic 'Live At Leeds' album contained the band's nod to a rock 'n' roll hero.
Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
On 30 June 1967, one major British band showed solidarity to another, in dramatic circumstances.
Released on 25 June 1971 as a UK single, the song was a preview of what became, for many, The Who's greatest album, 'Who’s Next.'
Butler worked for Moon for six years in the 1970s and is giving a series of talks about him.
They made the countdown for the first time in May 1967, but only after a delayed release and a title change.
'Live At Leeds' was a definitive in-concert album and "a very valid bit of plastic," as Roger Daltrey said.
The first studio record the band made without Moon, 'Face Dances,' entered the American album chart on 4 April 1981.
The Who bassman was busy working theatres, halls and arenas across North America on his first tour in his own name in early 1975.