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The Who Will Retire From the Road After 50th Anniversary Shows

The Who have announced that they will quit touring -- this time for good -- after they play a series of 50th-anniversary shows in 2015.

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Roger Daltrey Says Keith Moon Wouldn’t Want to Be an ‘Old Man’

Legendary Who drummer Keith Moon passed away more than 35 years ago, but he's still never far from Roger Daltrey's thoughts.

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35 Years Ago: The Who Release ‘Who Are You’

The final album by the Who's original lineup was a product of its time. Released three years after its predecessor, 'The Who by Numbers' (which indeed sounded like the band on autopilot at times), 1978's 'Who Are You' had a lot to contend with, like punk rock, electronics insurgence and perhaps most importantly, a songwriter who seemed to be growing out of his band.

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10 Years Ago: Pete Townshend Cleared On Child Porn Charges

Following a four-month investigation, Who guitarist Pete Townshend was cleared of charges related to child pornography on May 7, 2003, after examination of his computers equipment proved there had been no downloaded images of child porn.

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Top 10 Who Songs

Like many of their contemporaries, the Who adapted to the constantly evolving '60s music scene by expanding their scope and sound. They just did it better than almost everyone else. They started off combining Pete Townshend's guitar-powere

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Roger Daltrey Announced as Patron of Brighton Institute of Modern Music

He already had one of the most famous voices on the planet and a Commander's rank in the Order of the British Empire, and now Who vocalist Roger Daltrey can add "first-ever patron of the Brighton Institute of Modern Music" to his list of distinguished achievements.

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Pete Townshend Speaks of the ‘Hatred’ in the Who’s Early Days

So much of the Who's creative tension was the result of the fact that its members didn't particularly like each other. None of that is really any secret, but in a new interview, guitarist Pete Townshend discussed how they managed to work together despite all the animosity.

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The Who’s Pete Townshend Apologizes To Seven-Year Old

The Who's Pete Townshend has apologized for his onstage behavior in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, where he mouthed an obscenity at a man who attended the show with his young daughter.

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The Who, Elvis Costello to Perform Benefit Concert

The Who will close out their U.S. tour on Feb. 28 with a special intimate concert at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Dubbed "Who Cares," the show will benefit their Teen Cancer America charity and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Elvis Costello and the Imposters will serve as the opening act for the evening.

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Pete Townshend Honored With The Les Paul Award

One of rock music's legendary guitarists was honored with an award named after another one of the genre's great axeman;  Pete Townshend went home from the TEC Awards with the Les Paul Award.

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The Who Steal the Show at 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy Benefit

It's a good thing neither Pete Townshend nor Roger Daltrey died before they got old, or else they would not have been able to rock Madison Square Garden tonight (Dec. 12). The Who put on a master class while rocking for a good cause, raising money for the Robin Hood Relief Fund to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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Former The Who Manager Chris Stamp Dead at 70

Chris Stamp, who co-managed the Who during their rise to rock stardom and released the Jimi Hendrix Experience's first single and album via his Track Records label, has died of cancer at age 70.

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