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Ex-chumbawamba Star Winning Acclaim For Hard-hitting New Play

Former Chumbawamba star Alice Nutter's new play My Generation has opened in northern England.The Tubthumping star has won acclaim for the theatrical piece, about four decades of a family's life in Leeds, England. Nutter's...

Will.i.am & Slash Cover My Generation For Haiti

BLACK EYED PEAS star will.i.am and SLASH have teamed up to revamp THE WHO's MY GENERATION to raise funds for the Haiti earthquake relief effort.The song will debut during the Super Bowl broadcast in America...

The Who And James' Classic Songs Added To U.s. Library

ETTA JAMES' ballad AT LAST and THE WHO's rock anthem MY GENERATION have been selected to join the U.S. Congress' exclusive collection of culturally significant recordings in history.The songs are among 25 new additions to...

Pepsi Takes The Who's My Generation Through The 20th Century

THE WHO's classic track MY GENERATION has become the new anthem for drinks giant Pepsi's latest ad campaign. In the clever new commercial, Pete Townshend's angry '60s hit is transformed from a turn-of-the century piano...

My Generation Named Best Teen Anthem

THE WHO's classic single MY GENERATION has been voted the most popular teenage anthem of all time. The 1965 track beat out competition from CYNDI LAUPER's GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN in the poll of...

The Who Seething At Lack Of Airplay

Veteran British band THE WHO have blasted radio stations for failing to give airplay to older bands who are still writing new material. The MY GENERATION hitmakers, who are set to rock Europe in May...

Townshend: 'My Dogs Talk To Me'

Veteran rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is convinced his pet dogs talk to him - and even predict the weather. The MY GENERATION star, who is set to rock England's Glastonbury Festival in June (07) with bandmate...

The Who Stars Honoured

THE WHO stars ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND received an Outstanding Achievement award after wowing rock fans for 40 years. The British TV arts programme South Bank Show award ceremony honoured the MY GENERATION pair...

Townshend Storms Out Of Stern Show

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND stormed out of an American radio interview after DJ HOWARD STERN made references to the rocker's police caution for viewing a child pornography website. Townshend was questioned by British authorities...

Townshend Backtracks On Old Rockers Rant

LATEST: THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has backtracked on his recent criticism of ageing rockers, including himself, who continue to tour into their fifties and sixties. The MY GENERATION star, 61, slammed contemporaries including BOB...

Townshend's Rant Against Old Rockers

THE WHO legend PETE TOWNSHEND has slammed ageing rockers - including himself - for continuing to tour into their fifties and sixties. The MY GENERATION star, 61, has lashed out at BOB DYLAN and THE...

Daltrey: 'Whether The Who Get Along Is Irrelevant'

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has rubbished persistent reports that he doesn't get along with his bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND. The MY GENERATION singer claims he will always forgive guitarist Townshend's "foibles", and vice versa. Daltrey...

Statham Wants Daltrey Role

British action man JASON STATHAM harbours a secret desire to play THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY on the big screen. THE TRANSPORTER star idolised the MY GENERATION rocker growing up and still counts Daltrey's turn...

Townshend: 'I Don't Socialise With Daltrey'

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND insists his relationship with frontman ROGER DALTREY is purely business, because they never spend time together away from the studio or the stage. Townshend, who is the creative driving force...

Daltrey: 'I've Never Grown Old'

Rock veteran ROGER DALTREY has the last laugh with fans who mock him for singing "Hope I die before I get old" - he insists he never has grown old. THE WHO frontman was only...

The Who To Keep Rocking

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY insists the band's world tour won't be their last - but he treats every gig as a farewell, because he never knows when he will be ready to quit. The...

Gillespie Desperate To Meet The Who

PRIMAL SCREAM star BOBBY GILLESPIE hates the line-up at the upcoming Scottish music festival T In The Park, and only agreed to perform on it because he wants to meet THE WHO. The ROCKS singer...

Stars Raise Money For Children

ROGER DALTREY, LULU and LED ZEPPLIN's ROGER PLANT raised $3.4 million (GBP1.9 million) for charity by playing a gig under the name of RD CRUSADERS last night (10MAY06). The supergroup raised the cash for a...

Townshend Persuades Love To Tour With Him

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is so besotted with his 30-year-old lover RACHEL FULLER, he has arranged for her to accompany him on every date of his forthcoming tour. The 60-year-old MY GENERATION hitmaker...

Entwistle's Death Has Made Townshend And Daltrey Closer

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND credits the death of bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE with strengthening his relationship with lead singer ROGER DALTREY. Entwistle died of a heart attack following a cocaine binge in Las Vegas,...

Townshend Going Deaf

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is losing his hearing, and fears the disability will spell the end of his songwriting career. The MY GENERATION hitmaker, 60, blames his own brand of loud rock music...

Daltrey Urges Doherty To Clean Up

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has urged British rocker PETE DOHERTY to beat his drug addictions, because they mask his true talent. The MY GENERATION hitmaker sympathises with the BABYSHAMBLES star but insists Doherty...

Daltrey Hits Out At 'Scary' Mills Mccartney

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has labelled SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY as "scary", after meeting her at Live 8 earlier this year (JUL05). Former model Mills McCartney was filming a documentary...

Daltrey Can't Find Star Actor For Moon Biopic

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY is struggling to find an actor to play him in the upcoming biopic of late drummer KEITH MOON. The MY GENERATION frontman has already confirmed AUSTIN POWERS star MIKE...

Bloc Party Slam Music Elitism

British band BLOC PARTY have hit out at music 'snobs' for sneering at boybands and girl bands. The outspoken group, whose indie-punk album SILENT ALARM has earned them critical acclaim, insist they show respect...

Townshend Stalls The Who Album

Fans of rock greats THE WHO have been given some bad news by guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND - the group's new studio album may take another five years. In a posting on his website, the...

Mcfly: 'We Brought Nothing New To Who Hit'

British boy band McFLY were honoured to re-record THE WHO's 1965 hit MY GENERATION with the band's frontman ROGER DALTREY - but they insist they contributed nothing to it. The I'LL BE OK chart-toppers...

Daltrey Sings On

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is determined to sing until he drops dead in the style of his hero JOHNNY CASH, as he insists the best of his career is yet to come. The...

Mcfly 'Still Scared' Of Daltrey

British boy band McFLY are still terrified of THE WHO legend ROGER DALTREY, despite becoming pals after re-recording his 1965 hit MY GENERATION on Sunday (04SEP05). The I'LL BE OK chart-toppers teamed up with...

Daltrey Scuppered Digital Launch

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY controversially slammed digital technology on Sunday (04SEP05), when he was supposed to be promoting the launch of a cutting edge new download service. The SUBSTITUTE singer made a personal...

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