Pete Townshend told the NME on the double LP's release that he felt that The Who ought to make a last album.
How (and why) did musicians make epic music? There's no one answer, as this race through the history of popular music shows.
The group's third album took them beyond the bounds of throwaway chart music and itself became a pop art landmark.
It was a huge moment when, at the encouragement of Pete Townshend, Clapton stepped back on stage at the Rainbow Theater in London on January 13, 1973.
All proceeds will support out-of-work members of the music community, amid Covid-19.
The story of 'Ready Steady Who,' the chart-topping release in the band's 1960s history that some of their latter-day fans might not know about.
On 15 December 1966, the band entered the UK singles chart for the fifth time that year with ‘Happy Jack,' which became their first US top 40 hit.
Capturing “the delirious optimism of the era”, ‘The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus’ remains one of the most ambitious extravaganzas in rock history.
With their twelfth album, ‘WHO’, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey created a wise, relevant record that would have startled their younger selves.
Pete Townshend admitted that he wrote the song for his own amusement, and initially didn't even consider it for 'The Who By Numbers.'
In November 1980, the Who guitarist and writer made his third solo entry of the year on the Hot 100.
The deluxe edition will feature tracks from the band's acoustic club shows at Kingston in February, their only dates of 2020.
The YouTube Premieres series has been raising funds for Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer America.
The band's show at Piazza Grande in Locarno, Switzerland in July 2006 will be featured in two parts.
The 'Tommy' performance was the first time The Who had played it since 1989.
It was The Who's second consecutive appearance at the festival and again featured their 'Tommy' album.