The Who

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A Conversation with Laurie Anderson Mike Ragogna: Laurie, from your perspective, how did you affect each other’s creativity
When I walked into Sloan Kettering and got to the lounge, the yellow art piece "Whisper" by Stephen Burlingham reminded me
When Goldenvoice announced the lineup for their Desert Trip, I was mildly intrigued. But my husband, Bob, was obsessed. "We
American voters must not, however, fall into the trap of thinking that Hillary's occasional lies are even remotely on the level of Trump's, which are constant, day after day, hour after hour, on virtually everything.
Tickets for the Paul McCartney tour "One On One" average just $161.77, according to Pollstar, which tracks the cost of concert
Almost 4 years ago I was helicoptered from my local community hospital to Cedars-Sinai with a severe heart condition and given less than a 25% chance of survival.
Albert Einstein's eyeballs are in a jar in a safe-deposit box.
Most kids today grow up in homes that are childproofed for their own protection. My kids grew up in a household that was Andrew Lloyd Webber-proofed. Not a note of Lord LW's lugubrious bombast ever penetrated my daughters' defenseless ears. This was not a proactive choice on my part. It was just so
Ronnie, with your new book How Can It Be? A Rock & Roll Diary, you take a snapshot of 1965, a very interesting year in music. What inspired it and how did the process begin?
The massive undertaking of re-creating Tommy included mapping out a strategy at Meyers' Kansas City, Mo., offices in August 2014, then learning the material by listening to the Who's album and watching the wonderfully wacky 1975 film and arranging the music (which longtime Who fanatic Jim Rea lovingly took on).
Hidden pearls exist in the world of movies, as well: films that, in spite of being brilliantly crafted and executed, never got the audience they deserved beyond a cult following. Here are a few more of our favorite hidden pearls in the world of film.
WHO are you in 2015? They are an incredible group of gifted musicians, storytellers and cultural observers who have generated a lot of great music for the past five decades. They have chronicled alienation from authority, lost love and even rage at Autism -- and they have been fun to watch.
"The Gods of Rock wouldn't let it rain on The Who," shouted a voice in the crowd fleeing an afternoon storm at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. And They didn't -- the sun broke through by late afternoon, and The Who had the chance to sing "Talkin' Bout My Generation."
I'll never meet Art Kane, but I think if I had the chance to tell him what his pictures mean to me, and that I never knew his name or how he did what he did -- he would be most flattered.
I was recently blown away by a fascinating documentary revealing the brilliance and daring of the two young men who discovered The Who and brought, dragged, finessed and nurtured them onto world stage.
A year ago to the week, I got a call from a music-biz-connected friend... Would I like to interview Ian "Mac" McLagan of the Small Faces, Faces, Rolling Stones, about a box set of the Small Faces years on Andrew Loog Oldham's record label, Immediate? Uhhh, do fries and a bacon-cheeseburger come with that? I suavely jumped out my skin.