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Gallagher Snubs The Who

22nd February 2010

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has confirmed he asked former OASIS singer LIAM GALLAGHER to join the iconic band on stage next month (Mar10) - but the star turned the offer down.Daltrey organises a series...

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The Things They Say 15510

21st February 2010

"If my hearing is going to be a problem, we’re not delaying shows. We’re finished. I can’t really see any way around the issue." PETE TOWNSHEND confirms THE WHO's concert future rests on pioneering new...

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The Things They Say 15505

20th February 2010

"It's only a studio and they're kind of not needed any more, really, are they?" THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is indifferent about the future of London's iconic Abbey Road recording studios. The property was...

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The Things They Say 15469

18th February 2010

"I've had a lot of emails from people. The word they use most is 'amazing', followed closely by 'nice hat'." PETE TOWNSHEND on the feedback he's received from fans about THE WHO's Super Bowl halftime...

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Townshend To Test His Hearing Onstage In London

18th February 2010

THE WHO's future rests on new in-ear monitors which will help tinnitus sufferer PETE TOWNSHEND overcome hearing issues during live shows.The rocker was introduced to the new technology by pal Neil Young's audiologist and he's...

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The Things They Say 15396

11th February 2010

"I was wearing reading glasses. I like to be able to see the guitar." THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND on the spectacles he wore while performing at the Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday (07Feb10).

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Daltrey Blinded By The Lights At Super Bowl Show

9th February 2010

Rocker ROGER DALTREY fears he'll have a very fuzzy memory of THE WHO's Super Bowl showdown on Sunday (07Feb10) - because he couldn't see a thing.The My Generation singer and bandmate Pete Townshend performed a...

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The Things They Say 15343

8th February 2010

"You know, you could kind of tell from the stage the crowd is really here for the game." THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND on playing the half-time show at the Super Bowl on Sunday (07Feb10).

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Townshend Musical To Feature New Who Songs?

8th February 2010

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is looking to turn his much-anticipated musical about an equestrian into THE WHO's next project.The guitarist has been working on the musical, called Floss, for years and he reveals he completed it...

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Fascinating Fact 8796

5th February 2010

The Super Bowl will be THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY's first American football game - the rocker has never been to a match before. He and bandmate Pete Townshend will perform at half-time during the...

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Townshend Upset By Pre-super Bowl Attack

5th February 2010

THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND has been left "really saddened" by the actions of child welfare groups in the Miami, Florida area after officials posted flyers warning of the rocker's impending arrival to homes near...

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The Who Get Their Own Satellite Radio Network For Six Days

2nd February 2010

Rockers THE WHO have landed their very own radio station ahead of their performance at the Super Bowl on Sunday (07Feb10).Sirius Satellite Radio bosses are launching The Who Channel on Wednesday (03Feb10). The six-day station...

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Townshend: 'Daltrey And I Are Closer Than Ever'

2nd February 2010

THE WHO bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE's death brought warring bandmates PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY closer together than ever.The rocker died in Las Vegas on the eve of a U.S. tour in 2002 and Townshend admits...

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The Specials Get Nme Honour

1st February 2010

The Specials are to receive the Outstanding Contribution prize at this year's NME Awards.The British ska band - whose career has spanned over 30 years and who are known for their political lyrics - will...

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Townshend's Fears Over Failing Hearing

1st February 2010

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND fears his music career will come to an end in the next few years, because of problems with his hearing.The 64 year old has suffered from partial deafness and tinnitus...

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Stone: 'Daltrey Made Me Enjoy Music Again'

27th January 2010

Soul singer JOSS STONE has ROGER DALTREY to thank for her renewed outlook on life - THE WHO rocker made her realise how unimportant money is compared to the thrill of performing.The You Had Me...

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

26th January 2010

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...

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Townshend Thanks Daughter For Support Through Child Porn Scandal

18th January 2010

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has credited his daughter EMMA for helping him through his devastating 2003 arrest for using a credit card to access a website that allegedly advertised child pornography.The My Generation hitmaker...

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Fascinating Fact 8604

7th January 2010

The 2010 Brit Awards will have a new category to mark their 30th anniversary - the Most Memorable Brits Performance. Contenders include THE WHO, MICHAEL JACKSON, the SPICE GIRLS and KANYE WEST. The annual ceremony...

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The Who's Super Bowl Gig Provokes Outrage

4th January 2010

Officials at a leading U.S. children's charity are outraged THE WHO has landed this year's (10) Super Bowl half-time show - because of PETE TOWNSHEND's 2003 arrest on suspicion of possessing child pornography.The rocker was...

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Townshend's First Guitar Smashing Moment Remembered

21st December 2009

The London venue where THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND first smashed a guitar has been listed as a historical building.Harrow Council officials have unveiled a plaque commemorating the 1964 incident at the spot where the...

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Clapton Teams With Daltrey For New Tour

8th December 2009

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON is planning a 2010 tour with THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY.Last week (02Dec09) Clapton announced he was reuniting with fellow guitar great Jeff Beck to play rare sets in North America...

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Fascinating Fact 8427

26th November 2009

Rockers THE WHO have been confirmed as the star attraction at the 2010 Super Bowl half-time show in Florida in February. Reports leaked to the media earlier this month (Nov09) and, as promised, the National...

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Daltrey Plans Memoirs

19th November 2009

ROGER DALTREY is set to open up about life in THE WHO in a new autobiography.The singer, who helped create the band in 1964, is hoping to secure a deal to spill all his rock...

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Daltrey Insisted On Film Screening Before Ok-ing Songs

16th November 2009

Rocker ROGER DALTREY insisted on seeing new movie PIRATE RADIO before agreeing to allow director RICHARD CURTIS to use THE WHO's hits in the soundtrack - because he feared the moviemaker would take liberties with...

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The Who Set For Super Bowl Show

13th November 2009

THE WHO will perform at next year's (10) Super Bowl half-time show - the biggest event in the U.S. TV calendar.The rockers are slated to headline the gig at the NFL showdown in Tampa Bay,...

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Daltrey Blabs About The Who's Rock Band

30th October 2009

ROGER DALTREY has revealed THE WHO is planning a ROCK BAND videogame, which will allow fans to play along with the legendary rockers' biggest hits.The singer tells MassLive that the boffins behind the brand, which...

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The Things They Say 13402

9th September 2009

"The Who was always my band. It's academic who the leader was. But I was the person that started the band in the first place. I was the one who put John Entwistle in it,...

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Townshend Planning Musical Floss

25th August 2009

THE WHO's PETE TOWNSHEND has started work on a new musical, called FLOSS.In a post on his Twitter.com blog, the rocker insists the project is intended for "outdoor performance, or arenas" and will debut in...

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Michael Jackson Wanted Fourth Child

25th August 2009

Michael Jackson was so desperate to have a fourth child he begged a British doctor to have a baby for him.The late pop legend - who was already father to 12-year-old Prince Michael I, 11-year-old...

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