The Who

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The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964. Their best known line-up consisted of lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist Pete Townshend, bassist John Entwistle and drummer Keith Moon. For much of their career they have been regarded as one of the three most important British rock acts along with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.

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Filmography

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Selected The Who film and TV show credits.

Director Credits

2012
The Who Live in Texas '75
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Soundtrack Credits

2012
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2012
The Newsroom (TV Show)
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2012
London Calling
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2012
A Documentary of Life
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2011
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2011
Metal Evolution (TV Show)
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2011
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2011
O Traficante
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2010
Louie (TV Show)
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2010
The Good Guys (TV Show)
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2010
Super Bowl XLIV (TV Movie)
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2010
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2009
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2009
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2008
Life on Mars (TV Show)
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2008
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2008
VH1 Rock Honors: The Who (TV Movie)
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2007
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2007
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2006
Life on Mars (TV Show)
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2006
What About Brian (TV Show)
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2006
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Show)
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2005
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2005
20 to 1 (TV Show)
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2005
My Name Is Earl (TV Show)
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2004
CSI: NY (TV Show)
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2004
Entourage (TV Show)
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2004
House M.D. (TV Show)
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2004
Veronica Mars (TV Show)
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2004
Fear and Loathing on the Front Porch (Short Film)
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2003
Cold Case (TV Show)
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2003
One Tree Hill (TV Show)
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2003
Two and a Half Men (TV Show)
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2002
American Idol (TV Show)
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2002
CSI: Miami (TV Show)
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2002
Top Gear (TV Show)
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2001
Kites Over Helsinki
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2001
Crossing Jordan (TV Show)
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2000
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1999
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1999
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1999
Freaks and Geeks (TV Show)
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1998
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1998
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1997
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1997
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1996
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1996
Brit Awards 1996 (TV Show)
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1995
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1995
The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 6 (TV Show)
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1994
Tohuwabohu (TV Show)
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1992
Heartbeat (TV Show)
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1990
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1989
The Simpsons (TV Show)
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1988
The Wonder Years (TV Show)
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1987
Rage (TV Show)
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1985
Live Aid (TV Movie)
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1985
American Masters (TV Show)
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1985
Operation Julie (TV Movie)
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1984
Miami Vice (TV Show)
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1979
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1976
Teenage Beauties
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1975
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1975
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1975
The London Weekend Show (TV Show)
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1975
Love in Maid
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1971
Oceans
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1970
Listening to You: The Who at the Isle of Wight (TV Show)
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1970
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1969
Em Compasso de Espera
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1969
Pop Go the Sixties! (TV Movie)
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1967
Omnibus (TV Show)
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1966
Carousella
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1964
Shindig! (TV Show)
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1964
Top of the Pops (TV Show)
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Magazine Covers

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Magazine issues featuring The Who on the cover.
  • Pete Townshend, Keith Moon, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle - Rolling Stone Magazine Cover [Germany] (January 2012)
  • Keith Moon, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle - Hit Parader Magazine Cover [United States] (March 1976)
  • Roger Daltrey, Keith Moon, John Entwistle, Pete Townshend - Classic Rock Magazine Cover [Russia] (February 2004)
  • Keith Moon, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, Pete Townshend - Classic Rock Magazine Cover [Russia] (January 2004)
  • Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, Keith Moon - People Magazine Cover [United States] (12 May 1980)
  • John Entwistle, Roger Daltrey, Keith Moon, Pete Townshend - Raro! Magazine Cover [Italy] (March 1999)

Albums

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List of albums by The Who, including album cover photos.

Songs

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List of top 10 songs by The Who.
Song TitleYear Released *Song Rank
Baba O' Riley 1971 1,078
My Generation 1965 1,095
Who Are You 1978 2,366
Baba O'Riley - Original Version -
I Can See For Miles 1967 2,496
Behind Blue Eyes 1971 2,736
Won't Get Fooled Again 1971 2,965
Pinball Wizard 1971 2,365
I Can't Explain 1965 4,766
Eminence Front 1982 8,613
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Band Members

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List of The Who group members, including current and former members.




Other Namesthe Detours
the High Numbers
Group MembersRoger Daltrey
Pete Townshend
Former MembersJohn Entwistle (deceased)
Doug Sandom
Keith Moon (deceased)
Kenney Jones
GenreRock
hard rock
art rock
power pop
psychedelic rock
protopunk
Genre LinksRock, Pop/Rock
OriginLondon, England, United Kingdom
Year(s) Active1964–82, 1989, 1996–present
(one-off reunions: 1985, 1988)
Music StyleRock & Roll, Hard Rock, British Invasion, Psychedelic, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Mod, Album Rock, British Psychedelia, AM Pop
Music MoodVolatile, Cathartic, Rousing, Passionate, Freewheeling, Epic, Exciting, Rebellious, Literate, Visceral, Theatrical, Exuberant, Reckless, Poignant, Fiery, Intense, Rambunctious, Humorous, Reflective, Energetic, Irreverent
LabelsBrunswick, Reaction, Track, Polydor, Decca, MCA, Warner Bros.,
Universal Republic, Geffen, Atco
Official Websitethewho.com
Associated ActsPlastic Ono Band
Thunderclap Newman
The Small Faces
The Faces
Deep End
Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band
The RD Crusaders
No Plan B

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