iOS app Android app

The Who

Mass. Teen Sells Socks To Support Russian Orphans

Salem Patch | Posted 02.23.2012 | Impact

Bridget Ayers is an unassuming 13-year-old who loves the Beatles and classic rock and, like many others her age, she still has the occasional off-day ...

Trampled By Turtles' EPK Exclusive, Plus Conversations With Owl City's Adam Young, moe.'s Chuck Garvey, and Wounded Warriors

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.22.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2012-02-22-Screenshot20120222at2.53.33PM.png

"Hell No (I'm Not Alright")": A Nanci Griffith Video, Plus Conversations With Scorpions' Klaus Meine and Adam Arcuragi

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Intersection's first single, "Hell No (I'm Not Alright)," is Nanci Griffith's ode to the Occupy movements, expressing the frustration felt over economics, politics as usual and beyond.

"American Idiot": What Should Be Stephen Colbert's Campaign Song?

David Wild | Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

I think I speak for all Americans -- okay, for literally dozens of them -- when I say the prospect of Stephen Colbert formally entering the Republican race makes it feels a lot like the day before it's morning in America again.

The God Gavin and Erica's Who Album

Binky Philips | Posted 03.07.2012 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

To this day, after literally 1000+ listens, the bedlam that breaks out in that original version of the coda of "My Generation" remains breathtaking to me.

'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky: Revisiting the Monterey International Pop Festival Through A Perfect Haze

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.19.2012 | Books
Holly Cara Price

The Monterey International Pop Festival took place at such a guileless time that the promoters used the word "pop" in its title. Not long after this would have been unthinkable, after the lines were drawn between "pop" music and rock and roll.

I Have a Chat With Pete Townshend in His Hotel Suite, 1974, Part II: The Night After

Binky Philips | Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Hello, Dear Binky-@-Huffington Reader, I have been remiss. It's been almost two months since my last blog. God, I hate that word. Sounds like somethi...

The Who Launch Teen Cancer Program At LA Hospital

AP | Posted 01.05.2012 | Impact

LOS ANGELES -- The two original members of the British rock band The Who have launched a program for teens and young adults with cancer. Roger Daltre...

Yellowcard's Audio Exclusive, Chatting With Pegi Young, Van Hunt and Tommy Keene, Plus PopMarket and Girl Talk's Halloween Playlist

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With Yellowcard's release of the acoustic version of their critically-acclaimed album When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes last week, it only proved that Yellowcard is indeed back.

"Takin' It to the Streets": A Playlist for "Occupy Wall Street"

David Wild | Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Despite some rumors flying through the Twitter-verse last week, Radiohead didn't actually play "Occupy Wall Street." That's a shame because there are a few folks on Wall Street for whom "Creep" really ought to be their theme song.

The Who's Lead Singer Says There Are No Great Lead Singers These Days

AP | By MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 12.02.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who, says there aren't many contemporary singers who could "lead" a band, and he partially blames shows ...

Sweetheart Of The Sun & Modern Art: Chatting With The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think the culture today is very, very different from what it was in the '60s, and I feel lucky that I grew up at a time when I had these very strong female role models. They were strong women, but their power was very much connected to their creativity and their voice."

I Have a Chat With Pete Townshend in His Hotel Suite, 1974

Binky Philips | Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I was on the phone with my hero, Peter Townshend, guitarist of The Who. 
Having no idea what to say, "Hi, Pete, I was wondering if I could drop by before tonight's show... " 


Queen Noor, Ray Park & More: Famous Birthdays On August 23

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Queen Noor, Ray Park, and more...

"I Gave Up On Lou Reed After the First Pre-Velvets Acetate" and Other Lies Told by the Jaded

Sal Nunziato | Posted 09.26.2011 | Home
Sal Nunziato

I've always felt that disliking something because it's popular is actually slightly worse than liking something because it IS popular.

10 Albums To Bring To A Desert Island

Jeff Pollack | Posted 09.25.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

It's July and we're all anxious to get away for some time before the end of summer is upon us. So the eternal question came up again at dinner last ni...

"Too Darn Hot": A Cool Playlist for These Overheated Times

David Wild | Posted 09.21.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

With all the heat currently being felt in Washington -- and in so many places around the country -- let's all look out for ourselves and even for each other. Please stay cool as possible, America.

The Who Arrive Late, Beatles News Arrives Early, Central Park, August 1968

Binky Philips | Posted 08.31.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips


The Who performed just once in Central Park on August 7th, 1968, as part of what was called The Schaefer Festival.

Dog Ears Music: 'King Size Papa' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.17.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Drive-By Truckers, Nancy Sinatra, Elton John, Wolf Parade, and more.

I Didn't Go To Woodstock, But I Lived There

Binky Philips | Posted 06.19.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips


When the line-up for the Woodstock Music & Art Fair was announced... I'm guessing in late April/early May of 1969, there they were... my heroes, Th...

Heady Nuggs, Gummyskulls and a Box O' Dylan: Conversations With The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne, Plus Jon Polk

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Wayne: Sometimes, people think, "Wayne, that's such a quirky song," but I don't think it is. To me, if you were around me, you would think, "Oh yeah, you guys are sort of like that."

HuffPost Review: Limitless

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neil Burger's Limitless offers an intriguing hypothetical: What if you could take a pill that allows you to utilize your entire brain?

I See The Who's First American Gig With Murray The K, 1967

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

We never saw The Who as anything but gods. They were in full flight within 10 seconds of the beginning of their opening song and we hadn't even gotten a glimpse of them.

What Egypt Taught Us About Ourselves

David Ropeik | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Ropeik

Deep down inside, what the Egyptians are really after is a universal desire of people everywhere -- a feeling of control over their own lives.

Highlights This Week: Portraits, Politics, Pirouettes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

This week on HuffPost Arts, we pulled back the curtain on the effects used to make Black Swan, we heard from designer Bjarke Ingels about his BIG proj...