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Who (Musical group)

Works: 2,326 works in 4,303 publications in 6 languages and 43,338 library holdings
Genres: Rock films  Rock music  Rock concert films  Documentary films  Drama  Nonfiction films  Concert films  Musical films  History  Television programs 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Composer, Producer, Editor, Actor, Originator, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: M1630.18.W46, 781.66
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Most widely held works by Who (Musical group)
Woodstock : 3 days of peace & music by Michael Wadleigh( Visual )

43 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For three days in the summer of 1969, a rock concert was held on an upstate New York farm, and 400,000 people attended -- far more than were anticipated, far more than paid, far more than could be fed or sheltered or cared for after injuries or drug overdoses. It rained, there was mud, all traffic in and out was gridlocked, and the music continued, night and day. "Woodstock Nation" existed for three days and was absorbed into American myth. As depicted in this film, in roughly chronological order, the elusive memory of that nation is cemented into a pungent social documentary. Few documentaries have captured a time and place more completely--in the full flower of its moment, youth, and hope--than this one. It is also one of the finest musical documentaries ever made--if not the best--utilizing adventurous camera work, daring editing, frame mirroring, freeze frames, blackouts, and multi-angle perspectives widening the 1.33:1 image to 2.20:1 to capture flamboyant, riveting, career-defining performances, within an amazing chronicle of how the musicians interact onstage as audience members react to the musicians' performances
Tommy by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

137 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic rock opera features epic tracks such as I'm Free; Pinball Wizard; Sensation; Christmas; We're Not Gonna Take It; and the dramatic ten-minute instrumental Underture
Who's next by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

88 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's Next is the fifth studio album by English rock band The Who, released in August 1971. The album has origins in a rock opera conceived by Pete Townshend called Lifehouse. The ambitious, complex project did not come to fruition at the time and instead, many of the songs written for the project were compiled onto Who's Next as a collection of unrelated songs. Who's Next was a critical and commercial success when it was released, and has been certified 3x platinum by the RIAA
Tommy by Ken Russell( Visual )

63 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rock opera about a boy who is traumatized by the murder of his father. He is "cured" several years later, only to be hailed as a "Messiah."
CSI, crime scene investigation( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight episodes of the award-winning series. Witness how the evidence of crime can "see" the truth
Quadrophenia by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

85 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete Townshend revisited the rock opera concept with another double-album session that was built around the story of a young mod's struggle to come of age in the mid-'60s. Quadrophenia is an excellent and frequently astonishing album
Quadrophenia by Franc Roddam( Visual )

39 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1965: Like many other youths Jimmy's hates the philistine life, especially his parents and his job in mailing division. Only when he's together with his friends, a 'Mod' clique, cruises London on his motor-scooter and hears 'The Who' and 'The High Numbers', he feels free and accepted. However it's a flight into an illusionary world
Live at Leeds by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

54 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Heaven and hell 2. I can't explain 3. Fortune teller 4. Tattoo 5. Young man blues 6. Substitute 7. Happy Jack 8. I'm a boy 9. A quick one, while he's away 10.Amazing journey/Sparks 11.Summertime blues 12.Shakin' all over 13.My generation
Monterey pop( Visual )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monterey Pop is the first filmed document of a rock festival
The complete Monterey Pop Festival( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monterey Pop is the first filmed document of a rock festival. The Monterey Pop Festival, held on California's Monterey Peninsula in 1967, inspired Jann Wenner to launch his enormously successful "Rolling Stone Magazine." It also did much to boost the careers of many of the pop and rock stars who performed in it
The Who's Tommy : a new musical : original cast recording by Pete Townshend( Recording )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate collection by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The release of 'Ultimate Collection' marks the first time that compilers have been given the opportunity to select Small Faces recordings from the vaults of both Decca and Immediate. The band formed in 1965 and enjoyed 12 UK top 40 hits over a four-year period. Each of those hits are featured here amongst fifty tracks spread across 2CDs, including their only no.1 single, 'All Or Nothing'
The Who sell out by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

36 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their fifth album has a balance between melodic mod pop and instrumentation. It contains 23-tracks including I Can See For Miles
Pete Townshend's classic Quadrophenia by Pete Townshend( )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Who's groundbreaking 1973 album and seminal rock opera gets a classical makeover in 2015 with a full orchestral score written by Rachel Fuller that includes performances by Pete Townshend, Billy Idol, Alfie Boe, and Phil Daniels
Almost famous : music from the motion picture by Eminem( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pirate radio : motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two rooms : celebrating the songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin by Elton John( Recording )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

12-12-12 : the concert for Sandy relief( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of 24 songs from the benefit concert at Madison Square Garden for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The next proceeds from this soundtrack will go to the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which is providing money, material and know-how to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm
Endless wire : Live at Lyon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the Who by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Monterey popAnyway, anyhow, anywhere : the complete chronicle of the Who, 1958-1978The Who, maximum R. & B.Meaty, beaty, big & bouncy : the WhoRoger Daltrey : the biographyWho are you : the life of Pete Townshend : a biography