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July 8, 1967: The Who's First Concert in New York City

Binky Philips | Posted 11.14.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The Who's music/act was almost a weapon. They took the stage with something akin to an invasion/occupation. It was theirs now until they didn't want it anymore.

The Who's 10th Anniversary, 40 Years Later

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The Who issue wasn't just a turning point for Record World. It was a turning point for me.

INTERVIEW: Paul Rodgers... Free, Bad Company, The Firm, and His Latest, "The Royal Sessions"

Binky Philips | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

If you've listened to Rock Radio in the USA for any length of time in the last 35 years, you have heard Paul Rodgers' voice over 200 times... easy! Paul is probably the most famous and well known rock vocalist that a whole lotta people don't know by name.

44th Anniversary: That Guy In The Who Throws Me His Guitar (Again)

Binky Philips | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

If you have only been skimming me for the last few months, you'll enjoy this immensely, Ifn I says so my own selves.

May, 1969: My Parents Accost The Who's Pete Townshend in the Lobby of the Fillmore East

Binky Philips | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Not sure if I believed my ears, I wheeled around... Oh, my God, was this really happening?! Right out of a dream, Pete Townshend, guitarist of The Who, dressed in a pale sky-blue suit, was, indeed, standing in the Fillmore East's lobby... talking... to... my... parents!

April 1971: I Write Pete Townshend a 32-page Letter, He Sends Me an Incredible Gift (EXCERPT)

Binky Philips | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I have been working on a book about my love affair and actual interactive relationship with The Who for at least three years, on and off. I had an ent...

Interview: Kenney Jones, Drummer of Small Faces, Faces With Rod Stewart and The Who, Looks Back (and Forward)

Binky Philips | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

These two men are undiluted heroes to me, members of one of rock's greatest bands of all time, Small Faces.

There's No Downton It -- Americans Love Brit Culture

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Sir Peter Westmacott

Downton is the most watched show in PBS' history, but it's by no means Britain's only success story on U.S. television. Few cultural partnerships can match ours for closeness or longevity.

Reissue Roundup 3: The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Who, Frank Sinatra, CCR and Humble Pie, Plus Keith Chagall's Kennedy Tribute

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Do The Beatles now collectively have more "previously unreleased" tracks than all of their official albums collectively?

Movie Review: 12-12-12

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Amir Bar-Lev and Charlie Lightening's new film, 12-12-12 would be worth seeing if only for the moment where James Dolan loses his temper because of a technical glitch.

Who Cares: Chatting With Roger Daltrey, It's Casual's Eddie Solis and INVSN's Dennis Lyxzen, Control Visits Chic-A-Go-Go, Plus a Stangeheart Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We just went into the studio with the ambition to put out as good a music as we could do and we didn't really worry about whether it was going to be successful. We put it out there and it catches the public's imagination."

Great-Grandfatherhood a Clever Career Move for Sir Mick

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.26.2013 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

It's hardly unusual when this or that '60s or '70s pop/rock star now in his/her 60s or 70s becomes a grandparent. Bob Dylan has nine grandkids, Paul M...

June 7th, 1970: Pete Townshend Throws Me His Guitar - The Cliff Notes Version

Binky Philips | Posted 08.07.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Utterly obsessed fan that I was, I'd decided to sleep out for a full two nights under the marquee of the Fillmore East on 2nd Avenue and East 6th St. to buy tickets for The Who's Final Performance of "Tommy."

What's Really Behind All Those Village Voice Layoffs

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.19.2013 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

When I heard about Friday's layoffs at the legendary, historic, iconic alt weekly The Village Voice, I Googled "Village Voice + layoffs." It took hour...

Excerpt: London, 1971 - Two New York Idiots Look for Their Own Keith Moon and John Entwistle

Binky Philips | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The actual zygote moment of The Planetsʼ inception took place, beyond appropriately enough, at The Whoʼs first full length concert in New York City on July 8, 1967.

45 Years Ago: April 5th and 6th, 1968... The Who Debut at the Fillmore East the Night After MLK Jr.'s Assassination

Binky Philips | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

For a great many of us tender shoots, rock music was oxygen, the air we breathed. This opening had been fiercely anticipated. That worn-out dump in the seedy East Village was now... Mecca!

What Age Will You Be in 2013?

Dorothy Sander | Posted 02.16.2013 | Fifty
Dorothy Sander

What would the world be like if even half of us refused to look at a calendar again? Or stopped counting the number of candles on our birthday cake? Or ceased looking in the mirror and obsessing about the number of wrinkles on our face or the size of our jeans?

Lucas Kavner

The Medical Development That Could Save Adele's Career

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

There are artificial limbs to help people walk and artificial hearts to keep people alive, and soon, a groundbreaking new technology could let some of...

The Who Close 2012 London Olympics

Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment

The 2012 London Olympics Closing Ceremony ended with a stirring performance from The Who. Following an event which brought together some of the big...

'I Just Remember Being So Upset'

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 10.01.2012 | Entertainment

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — In a story July 31 about fans of the band The Who trading in tickets from a canceled 1979 concert, The Associated Press missp...

Who Fans Redeem 33-Year-Old Tickets

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 09.30.2012 | Entertainment

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — It was December 1979 when Emery Lucier learned the concert he was eagerly awaiting in Rhode Island by British rock band The W...

33-Year-Old Who Tickets Still Good

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 07.19.2012 | Entertainment

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Fans still holding tickets for a canceled 1979 show in Rhode Island by British rock band The Who can finally use them. The Who's ...

The Who Is Back: Legendary Band Headed To US

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 09.17.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- The Who's Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are taking "Quadrophenia" and other Who classics on the road for a U.S. tour this fall, but fir...

The Disappearing Ink of Our Cultural Literacy

Paul LaRosa | Posted 06.13.2012 | Home
Paul LaRosa

These days, some of the young -- though smart when it comes to the Internet and Twitter and Facebook -- are kind of clueless when it comes to cultural touchstones.

Roger Daltrey Books 'Once Upon a Time' Role

EW | Posted 02.07.2012 | TV

Here's a tri-level scoop for "Once Upon a Time" fans, with each layer more intriguing then the last. Ready to go down the rabbit hole?...