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The Who Head To Europe

25th February 2006

THE WHO have announced the first wave of tour dates for 2006, kicking off in Leeds, England on 25 June (06), the site of the group's legendary 1970 concert album LIVE AT LEEDS. European...

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Moon's Car Sold At Auction

21st February 2006

Late THE WHO drummer KEITH MOON's old car has been sold at auction for $13,950 (GBP7,750). The 1939 Chrysler Limousine, which Moon famously drove into a duck pond, has been restored to its original...

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The Who Go Hi-tech

17th February 2006

Rock legends THE WHO are planning a hi-tech world tour that will allow viewers at home to share the experience with the stadium audience. Fans who can't get tickets will be able to...

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Franz Ferdinand To Play T In The Park

15th February 2006

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have been added to the line-up for Scotland's T In The Park music festival this summer (JUL06). Frontman ALEX KAPRANOS is relishing the opportunity to perform on the same bill as...

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Franz Ferdinand To Play T In The Park

15th February 2006

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have been added to the line-up for Scotland's T In The Park music festival this summer (JUL06). Frontman ALEX KAPRANOS is relishing the opportunity to perform on the same bill as...

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The Who And Chili Peppers Headline T In The Park

14th February 2006

THE WHO and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will headline Scottish rock festival T In The Park this summer (JUL06). The acclaimed rock bands will join a line-up already including KAISER CHIEFS, SIGUR ROS, ARCTIC...

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Townshend Persuades Love To Tour With Him

3rd February 2006

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...

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Townshend: 'Dylan Insult Wasn't Intended'

14th January 2006

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has rubbished reports he criticised rock legends BOB DYLAN, ELVIS PRESLEY and THE BAND in a recent interview. The WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN rocker insists he had no intention...

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The Things They Say 990

10th January 2006

"We didn't call him The Ox for nothing. Two hookers, two lines of coke and a heart attack. Better than the slow, smelly alternative." ROGER DALTREY on his THE WHO bandmate JOHN ENTWISTLE's 2002 death....

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The Things They Say 987

10th January 2006

"He was this weird balance of this conservative man and this outrageous guy. Very, very funny and really rock 'n' roll as well. He had this incredibly conservative side. He had creases in his jeans...

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The Who Forced To Tour After Entwistle's Death

10th January 2006

THE WHO were forced to carry on with a US tour in the aftermath of bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE's death in 2002, because cancellation would have financially crippled them. Entwistle - nicknamed The Ox -...

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The Things They Say 985

9th January 2006

"THE WHO are lousy to f**k to. But we're great to fight to." ROGER DALTREY sums up the iconic rockers' music....

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The Who's Fake Feuds

9th January 2006

THE WHO bandmates PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY manufactured feuds during their heyday, to stave off the boredom of endless interviews. The pair had well-publicised falling-outs during the 1970s, but Daltrey insists they were...

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Daltrey: 'Glitter Needs Help'

8th January 2006

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has spoken out against demonising convicted paedophile GARY GLITTER - insisting he needs help, not condemnation. Glitter, real name PAUL FRANCIS GADD, was last week (ends06JAN06) charged with committing...

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Entwistle's Death Has Made Townshend And Daltrey Closer

6th January 2006

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,...

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Townshend Warns Of Ipod Dangers

4th January 2006

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has warned iPod users they may face hearing loss unless they turn the volume down. The revered musician revealed his own increasing deafness yesterday (03JAN06), citing powerful studio headphones...

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The Who Star Grateful For Career

3rd January 2006

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is trying to remain positive about his escalating deafness, insisting being a musician who can't hear is like being an ageing sports star. The I'M A BOY hitmaker is...

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Townshend Denies Concerts Ruined His Hearing

3rd January 2006

LATEST: THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND denies his band's ear-blasting rock concerts are to blame for his recent hearing loss, insisting powerful studio headphones are to blame. The SUBSTITUTE hitmaker is frustrated by his...

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Townshend Going Deaf

3rd January 2006

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...

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The Who Plan To Beam Shows Into Cyberspace

30th December 2005

LATEST: British rock veterans THE WHO are planning to use the latest technology to allow fans around the globe to watch them perform live on the internet. The MY GENERATION stars will embark on...

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Pink Floyd Top Greatest Rock Act Poll

27th December 2005

PINK FLOYD have beaten out competition from LED ZEPPELIN and THE ROLLING STONES to be named the world's greatest rock act of all time. The WISH YOU WERE HERE band were one of four...

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The Who To Embark On World Tour In 2006

23rd December 2005

THE WHO have announced plans to launch a world tour, which will take them on a trek across America for the first time in almost four years. The group - which now consists of...

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Osbourne Slams Hall Of Fame Stars

6th December 2005

OZZY OSBOURNE has hit out at the other music greats inducted into Britain's Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame last month (NOV05) - for turning the event into an ego-fest. Osbourne's BLACK SABBATH joined...

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Daltrey Rejects Ageist Rock

22nd November 2005

Rocker ROGER DALTREY wants his THE WHO bandmate and songwriter PETE TOWNSHEND to express the angst of old age when they release their next album. The MY GENERATION singer wants to turn his back...

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Link Wray Dies

21st November 2005

Veteran rocker LINK WRAY, the man credited with inventing the guitar power chord, has died at the age of 76. Wray is best known for his 1959 song RAWHIDE and influenced a whole generation...

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Dylan Snubs UK Music Hall Of Fame

18th November 2005

Rock legend BOB DYLAN infuriated organisers of Wednesday's (16NOV05) UK Music Hall Of Fame by snubbing the prestigious honour by refusing to turn up or make a video acceptance speech. The LIKE A ROLLING...

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Eurythmics Hailed By Blair

17th November 2005

British prime minister TONY BLAIR hailed pop legends EURYTHMICS at the second annual UK Music Hall Of Fame ceremony in London last night (16NOV05). Blair recorded a video message honouring duo ANNIE LENNOX and...

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Green Day Won't Star In American Idiot Movie

9th November 2005

LATEST: American rockers GREEN DAY have rubbished claims they will star in the movie adaptation of their award-winning album AMERICAN IDIOT. Frontman BILLY JOE ARMSTRONG confirms the HOLIDAY hitmakers will be taking a central...

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Daltrey Urges Doherty To Clean Up

7th November 2005

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...

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Daltrey: 'I Can't Compete With Jagger'

6th November 2005

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is staggered by THE ROLLING STONES' enduring energy because, although the two bands were contemporaries in the 1960s, Daltrey can't keep up with them. The I CAN'T EXPLAIN rocker...

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