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The Who is a music band from the United Kingdom. The band was created in 1964 by the lead member of the band Roger Daltery. Daltery is the lead vocalist, guitarist and harmonica player of the group. Other band members comprise of Keith Moon the drummer and vocalist, John Entwistle the bassist and vocalist and Pete Townshend the keyboardist, guitarist and vocalist. They gained immense prominence due to their highly unique and energetic live concerts. Almost all of their live shows comprise of instrument destruction which has become a trademark associated with their live events. The band has successfully sold more than 100 million records of theirs. They have also been charted fruitfully 27 times for their hit 40 singles in the United States of America as well as the United Kingdom. It also has a total of seventeen top 10 albums which include five multi-platinum, 18 gold and 12 platinum awards in the United States.
They gained a lot of fame when they were successful enough to have had a series of their hit singles appear on the top ten charts. Their singles were played by some pirate radio stations as well. A radio station named Radio Caroline began playing their songs in 1965 in January with their mega hit single called “I Can’t Explain”. With hit singles, the band kept on recording new albums such as A Quick One (1966), My Generation (1965) and The Who Sell Out (1967). The albums that they released in 1965 and 1966 effectively reached the UK top 5 charts. In 1967, the band first struck the US Top forty charts with their song “Happy Jack”. The same year they were charted in the US Top ten with their song “I Can See for Miles”. They gave some truly rocking and unforgettable live performances at the Woodstock, Monterey Pop and Isle of Wight music festivals which ultimately gave them more fame. In 1969, they released an album called Tommy, this album was the first in a line of other albums to be produced by the group all of which landed in the top 10 albums charts. After Tommy, the band released Live at Leeds in 1970, Quadrophenia in 1973, Who Are You in 1978, Who’s Next in 1971, The Who by Numbers in 1975 and The Kids Are Alright in 1979.
In 1978, the band faced the loss of their drummer and vocalist Keith Moon, as he passed away at the age of 32. After his demise, the band released two more studio albums called Face Dances in 1981. This album was featured in both the United Kingdom as well as the United States top five album charts. The following year in 1982, they released their album It’s Hard which successfully went on to the top ten charts in the US. They created these albums with their new drummer, Kenney Jones. In 1983, the band went on a hiatus. However, they came back together to perform live at some music shows such as Live Aid and also did a few reunion tours like their 25th anniversary tour which took place in 1989 and also the famous Quadrophenia tours that took place for two years in 1996 as well as in 1997. By the time the new millennium came, the three original members who survived pondered about recording and releasing a new album. However, all of their plans came to an abrupt end when John Entwistle the bassist and the vocalist of the band died unfortunately in 2002 at the age of 57. It all came down to Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend who continued to perform live as The Who. In 2006, they fruitfully released an album titled as Endless Wire. This album was placed on the top 10 charts of both the US and the UK.
In 1990, the band was inducted into the famous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 1988, the band got a Lifetime Achievement Award from the acclaimed British Phonographic Industry and also in 2001 from the known Grammy Foundation. In 2008, both Daltery as well as Townshend were honored at the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors 31st Annual. Undoubtedly, The Who is one of the greatest rock music bands of all times. Known for their impeccable live performances, they are a delight to witness in a concert. You can avail The Who tickets now and be a part of one of the most memorable shows ever.
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