Released 23 May 1969, The Who's ‘Tommy’ is a masterpiece…a word that is applied to all too many recordings, but in the case it probably doesn't go far enough.
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 best Keith Moon performances reveal why The Who’s late drummer remains one of the greatest sticksmen in the history of rock music.
As drummer with The Who, Keith Moon powered one of the most explosive bands in rock history. “His algorithms were a little bit different,” said Roger Daltrey.
The albums are new 2LP versions of the classic 1979 releases.
On 13 January 1968, the band took a major step to the grand concepts of their later work, as 'The Who Sell Out' made its British chart debut.
The UNICEF event featured John and George's first scheduled performance since The Beatles' last concert in 1966, and Lennon's last UK live appearance.
The reflective but uplifting song shows Pete Townshend's sense of melody and riveting lyricism at the height of their powers, and Roger Daltrey in the vocal form of his career.
'The Who By Numbers' was a more conventional studio album after the panoramic ambition of 1973’s 'Quadrophenia,' but far from average.
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.
Three lucky audiences on EC's 1974 tour saw him joined on stage by half of The Who.