Recorded on February 7, 1969, ‘Pinball Wizard’ was pivotal to the success of ‘Tommy,’ but the single very nearly didn't get recorded.
The game was designed with the help of avid pinball collector and player, Slash.
The British rock singer-songwriter has a successful solo career as well as his role in the Who, one of the biggest rock bands of all time.
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.
The Who's 'Tommy - Live At The Royal Albert Hall' is set for release on multiple formats in September 2017 through Eagle Rock Entertainment