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Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Rewind: 1971 - The Who Release Who's Next

Is Who's Next the greatest album by The Who? Some say no, that's reserved for the album that followed in 1973, Quadrophenia, but I am of the opnion that it is the best and no amount of arm-twisting is going to change it! 

Who's Next - The Who
Produced by The Who and Glyn Johns
Released 25th August 1971
UK Chart #1
US Chart #4

The Who
    Roger Daltrey – vocals
    Keith Moon – drums, percussion
    John Entwistle – bass, brass, vocals, piano on "My Wife"
    Pete Townshend – guitar, VCS3, organ, A.R.P. synthesiser, vocals, piano on "Baba O'Riley"

Additional musicians
    Dave Arbus – violin on "Baba O'Riley"
   Nicky Hopkins – piano on "Getting in Tune"

Singles From The Album
     "Won't Get Fooled Again" Released: 25 June 1971
UK Chart #9 US Chart 15
    "Baba O'Riley" Released: 23 October 1971 (Europe)
Did Not Chart
    "Behind Blue Eyes" Released: 6 November 1971
US Chart #34.
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