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Who (Musical group)

Overview
Works: 2,603 works in 5,090 publications in 5 languages and 46,245 library holdings
Genres: Rock music  Rock films  Rock concert films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Concert films  Drama  Musical films  Biography  Operas 
Roles: Performer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Other, Producer, Editor, Actor, Originator, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Singer, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 782.42166
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Most widely held works by Who (Musical group)
Woodstock : 3 days of peace & music by Michael Wadleigh( Visual )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 1,948 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 Ken Russell( Visual )

61 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 990 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."
Pete Townshend's classic Quadrophenia by Pete Townshend( )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 713 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
Quadrophenia by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

84 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 661 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
Who's next by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Tommy by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 628 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
Live at Leeds by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

63 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edición especial remasterizada de 2 discos (CD-DA) de los conciertos en directo ofrecidos en 1970 en Leeds, primer disco, y cuya primera edición original en LP se editó en 1970 con sólo 6 canciones, al que se suma un segundo disco con el primer concierto de interpretación de su álbum "Tommy" ofrecido en 1969 en Londres
Who's next by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

93 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unanimement considéré, à commencer par le groupe lui-même, comme leur meilleur album, il marqua durablement son époque ainsi que la sphère de la musique populaire et l'histoire du rock. Ainsi l'utilisation des synthétiseurs, dont les Who furent parmi les premiers promoteurs de ce nouvel instrument, allaient rapidement devenir une composante essentielle de cette musique. Cet disque prend ses sources dans le projet multimédia ambitieux Lifehouse, abandonné et qui était destiné à surclasser Tommy
The Who's Tommy : a new musical : original cast recording by Pete Townshend( Recording )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Monterey Pop Festival by The Monterey International Pop Festival Foundation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a June weekend in 1967, the first Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward capturing a decade's spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. With his characteristic verite style, D.A. Pennebaker captured it all. This compilation features three films of the Festival along with nearly every complete performance filmed by Pennebaker and his crew
Tommy by Pete Townshend( Recording )

138 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 525 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
The ultimate collection by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 517 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 )

43 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 495 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
Quadrophenia( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and German and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1965: Like many other youths, Jimmy hates the Philistine life, especially his parents and his job in a company's mailing division
Almost famous : music from the motion picture( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monterey pop( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and held by 404 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, helped launch the careers of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Otis Redding. Legendary moments captured on film include Pete Townshend destroying his guitar and Jimi Hendrix burning his
Pirate radio : motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The irreverent yet fact-based comedic tale of a seafaring band of rogue rock n' roll DJs whose 'pirate radio' captivated and inspired the groupboldly and hilariously defies the government that tried to shut them down. The soundtrack features gems from the Kinks, the Turtles, the Who, Cream David Bowie, and more
Two rooms : celebrating the songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin by Elton John( Recording )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who are you by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

41 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who Are You is the eighth studio album by English rock band The Who. It was released on 18 August 1978, through Polydor Records in the United Kingdom and MCA Records in the United States. It peaked at #2 on the US charts and #6 on the UK charts. It is The Who's last album with Keith Moon as the drummer; Moon died approximately three weeks after the release of this album
The best of the Who by Who (Musical group)( Recording )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 320 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 WhoWho are you : the life of Pete Townshend : a biographyThe Who on record : a critical history, 1963-1998
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English (631)

German (17)

Spanish (6)

Dutch (4)

French (1)