The Super Bowl Halftime Show is part Thanksgiving day parade, part Vegas spectacle, and part post-modern vaudeville. Anyone remember Carol Channing's "Tribute to Mardi Gras in 1970? No? Be thankful you have The Who this year, that's all I'm saying.
You better you bet that The Who will have halftime covered pretty well this Sunday, especially with the great Zak Starkey on drums. So here's a special Sunday playlist to help kickoff some alternative entertainment.
Six years later, the newest installment of the series passes the torch to a younger stable of artists who, along with series initiator Vicki Iovine and Timothy Shriver, shared their thoughts about the album.
This is the Age of the Artist. In a world where equipment, distribution, and Paypal are in the hands of everyone, only talent will matter. The days of the middleman are (almost) over. Viva la revolucion de music.