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  1. Director of New Who Doc "Lambert and Stamp" Says Film Tells "the Greatest Untold Story in Rock"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | WJZW-FM Washington

    ... to focus on more conceptual compositions, which would lead Pete to create The Who's landmark rock opera Tommy . Personality conflicts, business disagreements and substance-abuse issues eventually led to a rift between the band and their longtime ...

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  2. Movie review: 'Lambert and Stamp'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | NorthJersey.com

    ... subsides in the second half, as the familiar fallout of fame - drugs, death, disputes over a film of the rock opera "Tommy" - wrecks the relationships. "Anyway, anyhow, anywhere I choose," was the anthem The Who sang, and their managers (who signed ...

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  3. 'Lambert And Stamp': The Story Of The Men Who Helped Make The WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... accounts of how Lambert pushed Townshend from the sly humor of The Who Sell Out into the outrageously ambitious opera Tommy deserve more than a flat term paper on artistic inspiration. Perhaps it's inevitable that the film's most engrossing footage ...

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  4. Interview: James D. Cooper on "Lambert & Stamp"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... "Magic Bus", and guided their ascent into the realm of rock gods with the arrival of the groundbreaking rock opera " Tommy " in 1969. Although there are 44 Who songs that rumble and roar throughout Cooper's doc, "Lambert & Stamp" is more interested ...

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  5. The Wild Story of the Who's Managers: Inside New Doc 'Lambert & Stamp'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | RollingStone

    ... film idea. Lambert & Stamp covers the duo's innovations like pushing the Who to play actual opera houses on the Tommy tour as well as their scattershot style. Lambert was a heavy drinker, and the pair fought bitterly with the band over the 1975 ...

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  6. The Two Filmmakers Behind The WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | National Public Radio

    ... documentary, Pete Townshend says Kit Lambert had an enormous influence on his music. Without Lambert, the rock opera Tommy might never have happened. You can tell that Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey were eager to talk to James Cooper for his ...

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  7. Director James D. Cooper Talks About The New Who Documentary "Lambert And Stamp"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | WAAF-FM Brighton

    ... that encouraged Pete Townsend to write longer, more complex songs that eventually led to the first Rock Opera, "Tommy" . It was also Lambert and Stamp that encouraged the band to make every show a spectacle by smashing their instruments and ...

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  8. 'Lambert & Stamp,' review: Managers' rocky ride with The WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | New York Daily News

    ... leaving The Who bankrupt for its first four years, despite many hits. The band only achieved solvency in 1969, with "Tommy." Townshend talks in the film about how the group barely navigated the transition to that game-changing album, a work inspired ...

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  9. Lambert & Stamp Is the Rare Honest Rock & Roll FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | OC Weekly

    ... sting. Stamp and Townshend offer conflicting testimony about how much work Lambert, who died in 1981, did to shape Tommy into a coherent whole. In one surprising present-day interview, Townshend and Roger Daltrey are on camera together, talking to ...

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  10. The Who & Ramones Managers Share Rock 'n'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Billboard

    ... Newman. Lambert, educated in opera and classical music through his composer-conductor father, helped Townshend shape Tommy; once the Who cut them lose, the two moved to New York and worked with Patti Labelle. "I see the film very much as a story of ...

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  11. 'Lambert' backstage story of WhoRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Arab Times

    ... subsides in the second half, as the familiar fallout of fame - drugs, death, disputes over a film of the rock opera "Tommy" - wrecks the relationships. "Anyway, anyhow, anywhere I choose," was the anthem The Who sang, and their managers (who signed ...

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  12. The Who Doc Lambert & Stamp is the Rare Truthful Rock 'n' Roll FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Village Voice

    ... sting. Stamp and Townshend offer conflicting testimony about how much work Lambert, who died in 1981, did to shape Tommy into a coherent whole. In one surprising present-day interview, Townshend and Roger Daltrey are on camera together, talking to ...

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  13. Review: In 'Lambert & Stamp,' the backstage story of The WhoRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... subsides in the second half, as the familiar fallout of fame -- drugs, death, disputes over a film of the rock opera "Tommy" -- wrecks the relationships. "Anyway, anyhow, anywhere I choose," was the anthem The Who sang, and their managers (who ...

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  14. In 'Lambert & Stamp,' the backstage story of The WhoRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Pictures Classics shows, Chris Stamp, left, business manager, and Kit Lambert, manager (producer on the album, "Tommy") of the English rock band, The Who, going up to Manchester on the train in England, included in the new documentary film, "Lambert ...

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  15. Legendary rock band's secret beginningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | NEWS.com.au

    ... Townshend started to discuss classical compositions that the rocker grew up around. Out of this came the rock opera Tommy . Ironically, this first big success for The Who signalled the beginning of the end of their relationship with Lambert and ...

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  16. The reality TV beginnings of how The Who came to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | New York Post

    ... Townshend started to discuss classical compositions that the rocker grew up around. Out of this came the rock opera "Tommy." Ironically, this first big success for The Who signaled the beginning of the end of their relationship with Lambert and ...

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  17. ROCKFACTS: 40th Anniversary of the movie, "Tommy".Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 99.3 the FOX

    The 1975 film was directed by Ken Russell and featured Roger Daltrey (in the lead role), Ann-Maragaret, Oliver Reed, Eric Clapton, Tina Turner, Elton John and Jack Nicholson. Watch the trailer

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  18. East West Players to Open The Who's TOMMY on 5/13Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    East West Players , the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, continues its 50th Anniversary Season, Golden, with "The Who's TOMMY," Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend , Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff , Additional Music and Lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon . "The Who's TOMMY" was originally produced on Broadway by Pace Theatrical Group and Dodger Productions with Kardana Productions .

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  19. Roger Daltrey: 'I Want Us to Stop at the Top of Our Game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | RollingStone

    ... the band reformed in 1989, their tours have either focused on the group's vast catalog of hits or complete albums like Tommy and Quadrophenia . This one is largely a hits affair, though the band is breaking out tunes like "So Sad About Us," "I Can ...

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  20. Who Goes To The Movies: 15 Films About + Starring Members Of The Who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | VH1

    The movie Tommy debuted on March 19, 1975, setting the world ablaze as madman filmmaker Ken Russell transformed the Who 's 1969 rock opera into one of cinema's all-time most audacious and incendiary trips of sight, sound, and fury. In honor of Tommy 's 40th anniversary, then, let's take a look back at the Who's other contributions to film history, be it in the form of documentaries, concert movies, or performances by each individual band member-well, all except bassist John Entwistle who, aside from voicing himself on The Simpsons , never seemed to get bitten by the acting bug .

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