Recorded on February 7, 1969, ‘Pinball Wizard’ was pivotal to the success of ‘Tommy,’ but the single very nearly didn't get recorded.
Pete Townshend admitted that he wrote the song for his own amusement, and initially didn't even consider it for 'The Who By Numbers.'
The 'Tommy' performance was the first time The Who had played it since 1989.
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 rock musical ’Tommy’ is returning to Broadway, 26 years after the show’s run ended, with original director Des McAnuff leading the new production.
The Who's frontman Roger Daltrey talks about the making of the band's legendary 1969 album and reimagining it for the new ‘Tommy Orchestral’ version.
The store takes its name from its address at 52 Brewer Street and arrives ahead of the band's performance at Wembley Stadium on 6 July.
The album was recorded on Daltrey's summer 2018 US tour, on which he performed the work with some of the finest symphony orchestras in the country.
Pete Townshend has written a new song for a UK touring production of his classic rock musical Tommy, reports the BBC.
The HillBenders bring their live show The Who’s TOMMY: A Bluegrass Opry to the UK in July.
The long-awaited fourth instalment in The Who’s singles box set series traces their story from the years 1975 to 2015.
In Who history, September 14 is the date in 1968 when Pete Townshend tells the media about ‘Tommy.’