Sorting Through The Who’s Live Output

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The Who Live, Thirty Years of Meximum R&B

The Who‘s reputation as a live act notwithstanding, the actual process of enjoying a full-length Who concert that took place between 1967 and 1976 has represented one of the more unsettling ventures a rock fan can undertake. Immortalized first on the critically and commercially triumphant but heavily condensed Live at Leeds (1970), The Who’s work on […]


The Who at the Summit

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The Who in Houston, 1975

Coming as the opening night of the American leg of the By Numbers tour, The Who‘s November 20 performance at the Houston Summit captures the consummate expression of the group’s stage show. More satisfying by leagues than the entertaining but comparatively light Kilburn (1977) and London Coliseum (1969) or partial Charlton (1974) and Woodstock (1969) footage, the closed-circuit broadcast preserves an event for […]