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Daltrey Recruits Muse For Charity Concert

19th February 2008

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY has recruited British rockers MUSE to perform at his series of annual charity concerts in London. Daltrey set up the gigs to help raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust,...

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Daltrey Gave Led Zeppelin Ticket To Charity

18th February 2008

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY was offered a coveted ticket to see LED ZEPPELIN's comeback gig - but gave it up for charity. The musician was desperate to see the reformed band take to the...

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The Who To Revive Tommy Opera

15th February 2008

THE WHO stars PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY are planning on reviving the band's legendary rock opera TOMMY to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The group released the ground-breaking album in 1969 which was turned into...

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Daltrey Urges Computer Fans To 'Get A Life'

7th February 2008

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has urged computer obsessives to spend less time online and "get a life". The rocker - a self-confessed technophobe - admits he has yet to get to grips with the...

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Harry Potter Author Jk Rowling Honoured At South Bank Awards

30th January 2008

JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series of novels, has been honoured with an outstanding achievement prize at the South Bank Show awards.Rowling joins the illustrious company of the award's previous recipients, including Tom...

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The Who Book Lifts Lids On Wild Rocker

23rd January 2008

A candid new book about THE WHO promises to lift the lid on the sixties rockers' hellraising heyday. The band's former roadie Tom Wright has penned Roadwork, a collection of memories and photographs collected during...

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Moon's Final Hours Studied In New Tv Documentary

22nd January 2008

The last hours of the life of tragic THE WHO drummer KEITH MOON are to be explored in an upcoming U.S. TV documentary. America's Biography channel will study Moon's last 24 hours in hit series...

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Glastonbury Deadline Confirmed

9th January 2008

The deadline for fans to register for tickets to this year's Glastonbury festival has now been confirmed by organiser Michael Eavis.Hopefuls must submit their contact details and a passport picture during February if they are...

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Townshend: 'Jagger Is Sexy'

2nd January 2008

THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND has confessed to a secret same-sex crush - on rocker SIR MICK JAGGER. Townshend - who has admitted to homosexual experimentation in the Sixties - reveals he found the young...

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Daltrey: 'Glastonbury Was Like Ww1'

21st December 2007

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has likened the band's performance at British music festival Glastonbury to the tortuous Battle of Passchendaele during World War 1. The band famously headlined the final evening of the...

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Fascinating Fact 4555

21st December 2007

LOU REED will follow THE WHO's PETE TOWNSHEND and serve as the keynote speaker at the 2008 South By Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas in March (08). SONIC YOUTH frontman THURSTON MOORE, DARYL HALL...

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The Things They Say 6487

12th December 2007

"I pulled out of the AHMET ERTEGUN benefit the day I heard LED ZEP were performing. They really don't need me." THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND on why he pulled the plug on his performance...

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Daltrey Shocked By Beatles Sanity

5th December 2007

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY is shocked the BEATLES didn't "go mad" at the height of their fame in the 1960s. The star concedes although his band's level of fame never matched that of the...

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Townshend Sacrificed Music For His Family

30th November 2007

British rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has no regrets about sacrificing his career with THE WHO to raise a family. The guitarist would have written another studio album with the band if he hadn't taken time to...

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Police To Headline Isle Of Wight

26th November 2007

Organisers of the 2008 Isle of Wight Festival have confirmed that reformed rock legends The Police are to headline the event.The Roxanne stars are to top the bill on Sunday June 15th, the final night...

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Townshend Trained In Ballet

24th November 2007

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND wasn't always a rock 'n' roll dynamo - he once trained as a ballet dancer. The 62-year-old is known for his eccentric moves onstage, including his infamous "windmill" style of...

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Daltrey Won't Watch The Who Film

23rd November 2007

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has refused to watch a new film charting his legendary band's rise to fame. The Won't Get Fooled Again rocker claims he has no interest in watching rock documentary The...

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The Who Plan A New Album

14th November 2007

Veteran rockers THE WHO have denied rumours they are taking a break from recording - insisting they will release a new album next year (08). Singer Roger Daltrey confirmed guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend is...

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Daltrey Salutes Brave Drummer Jones

8th November 2007

ROGER DALTREY has poured praise on former bandmate KENNEY JONES for having the guts to talk about his tempestuous time as THE WHO's drummer in a new documentary. The rocker forced Jones, who replaced Keith...

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The Who Take A Break From Recording

7th November 2007

Veteran rockers THE WHO are planning to take a break from recording - to concentrate on their live shows. Guitarist Pete Townshend is preparing to embark on the next leg of the band's extensive tour...

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The Who Refuse To Retire From The Road

5th November 2007

Veteran rockers THE WHO have vowed to never stop touring - because they want to enjoy their renewed popularity for as long as possible. Frontman Roger Daltrey and fellow surviving member Pete Townshend are soon...

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Daltrey's Love Of Fighting

2nd November 2007

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY liked nothing more than a good fight when he was younger. The Won't Get Fooled Again rocker admits he liked to throw a punch or two whenever a brawl arose....

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The Who Offer Fans New Pay-to-play Fansite

1st November 2007

Rockers THE WHO are to introduce a subscription service website for fans. The new site will go live on Monday (05Nov07) and will offer fans access to live footage, archived videos and one-of-a-kind merchandise. The...

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Sharon-dannii 'Row' Before Exit

23rd October 2007

X-Factor judges Sharon Osbourne and Dannii Minogue reportedly clashed before the older talent spotter walked out of Saturday's results show.The Daily Mirror reports that the two stars had a row an hour before the show...

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'Sharon-dannii Row Before Exit'

23rd October 2007

X-Factor judges Sharon Osbourne and Dannii Minogue reportedly clashed before the older talent spotter walked out of Saturday's results show.The Daily Mirror reports that the two stars had a row an hour before the show...

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Lost Who Footage Unearthed For New Dvd

23rd September 2007

Lost footage of THE WHO has been unearthed for a new film about the British rockers. Never-before-seen concert and archival footage will feature on new DVD package Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who. Band...

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Daltrey Predicts Doherty Death

6th September 2007

THE WHO legend ROGER DALTREY is convinced troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY will die young. Daltrey has lost two of his bandmates to drink and drug problems - drummer Keith Moon died in 1978 of...

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Townshend Selling Ferrari Online

25th July 2007

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is selling his 1999 Ferrari 550 Maranello online. The guitarist is hoping to get just under $100,000 (GBP50,000) for the metallic blue sportscar on AutoBlog.com. The car is said to...

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Daltrey Attacks British Government Over Royalty Law

25th July 2007

THE WHO's ROGER DALTREY has launched a stinging attack on the British government, accusing Prime Minister Gordon Brown of failing to look after the country's musicians by protecting their royalties. The rocker, 63, is angry...

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Rockers Pay Tribute To Entwistle At Charity Show

16th July 2007

AC DC stars BRIAN JOHNSON and CLIFF WILLIAMS joined late rocker JOHN ENTWISTLE's longtime drummer STEVE LUONGO to honour the dead THE WHO star in Atlantic City, New Jersey last week (12Jul07). Johnson and Williams...

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