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  1. Stage Tube: First Look at Highlights of the Who's Tommy at Aurora's Paramount TheatreRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Continuing its rapid ascent to the top of Chicago's musical theater landscape, Aurora's Paramount Theatre follows its smash hits CATS and Mary Poppins with The Who's Tommy , a story of hope, healing and human spirit, filled with soaring anthems and bursting ballads, mind-exploding images and pulsating dance numbers. Check out a first look at highlights below! Music and lyrics are by rock legend Pete Townshend .

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  2. Photo Flash: First Look at Devin DeSantis and More in Paramount Theatre's the Who's TommyRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Continuing its rapid ascent to the top of Chicago's musical theater landscape, Aurora's Paramount Theatre follows its smash hits CATS and Mary Poppins with The Who's Tommy , a story of hope, healing and human spirit, filled with soaring anthems and bursting ballads, mind-exploding images and pulsating dance numbers. Check out a first look below! Music and lyrics are by rock legend Pete Townshend .

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  3. Burlington will hear The Who ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    ... arlo as Keith Moon and Chris Propper as Pete Townshend. The band performs everything from "Won't Get Fooled Again" to "Tommy."

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  4. Motley Crue: The LAST Song / The End of the Last TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | HTZ FM

    ... "last tour" business but those who are close to the band know that there's really not much "will" for Nikki, Mick, Tommy & (especially) Vince to continue. After more than 30 years of touring, this seems like the end. This final leg of the Final tour ...

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  5. 'The Who's Tommy' at Paramount is a rocking visual spectacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Daily Herald

    "The Who's Tommy" doesn't get staged that often because its technical and talent demands can be so huge. So theater fans should be grateful that the Paramount Theatre in Aurora has tackled the musical -- and done so in a confident production that is both visually stunning and a truly rocking spectacle.

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  6. The Vinyl Voyager: Live at LeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | State Press

    ... catalog of legendary albums is practically endless. From rock music's first foray into fleshed out storytelling with "Tommy" to an unadulterated classic collection of rock anthems and arena pleasers with "Who's Next" - The Who has done it all. But, ...

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  7. Paramount Presents the Who's Tommy, Now thru 2/15Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The day after The Who's Tommy debuted on Broadway in 1993, The New York Times exclaimed, "...at long last the authentic rock musical that has eluded Broadway for two generations...an Entertainment Juggernaut." Twenty-one years later, no other musical has come close to replicating its sure power, electricity and monumental impact.

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  8. the Who to Perform at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... "Amazing Journey" through THE WHO 's entire career, from the band's early days to classic albums including WHO'S NEXT, TOMMY, QUADROPHENIA, MY GENERATION and LIVE AT LEEDS, through the present day. THE WHO have sold over 100 million records since ...

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  9. Video: Cinema ChatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | ClipSyndicate

    Get a taste of the career of Ann-Margret. John Nelka highlights Viva Las Vegas, Made in Paris, M... More>> Get a taste of the career of Ann-Margret. John Nelka highlights Viva Las Vegas, Made in Paris, Magic and Tommy. << Less

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  10. The Who Show will bring 'Tommy' to Park CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Park Record

    The Who Show, dubbed the "most believable Who tribute show in the world" by VH1, will perform the rock-opera "Tommy" at the Egyptian Theatre from Tuesday, Dec. 30, through Saturday, Jan. 3. Released in May 1969, the album, the band's fourth, is a rock-opera, about a boy named Tommy Walker who rises to Messiah-like stature, before his followers turn on him. The album was the basis of an orchestral opera in 1972 and a film directed by Ken Russell in 1975.

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  11. TV's Turner Classic Movies presents classic rock films on New Year's Eve 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... concertgoer Meredith Hunter. On the first day of 2015 enjoy an array of rock stars in The Who musical rock opera of "Tommy." A rock opera essential is everything, including dialogue, that's sung in the rock genre style. It's a very interesting ...

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  12. Roger Daltrey Illness Postpones London Who ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | RollingStone

    The Who were forced to postpone the final two 2014 dates of their Who Hits 50 tour after singer Roger Daltrey was diagnosed with a throat infection. The Tommy rockers were scheduled to perform at London's O2 Arena on December 17th and 18th, but doctors ordered Daltrey to rest his voice, NME reports .

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  13. Paramount Presents the Who's Tommy, 1/14-2/15Read the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The day after The Who's Tommy debuted on Broadway in 1993, The New York Times exclaimed, "...at long last the authentic rock musical that has eluded Broadway for two generations...an Entertainment Juggernaut." Twenty-one years later, no other musical has come close to replicating its sure power, electricity and monumental impact.

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  14. Tommy's set to rock the Opera HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Blackpool Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Get ready to rock...Blackpool Opera House is to host the premiere of a new UK tour of The Who's classic rock opera Tommy.

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  15. Memphian Launches Beatles CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... the attention of John Entwistle and became a member of John Entwistle's Ox, the Who bassist's solo project following Tommy . During that time, he recorded a record with the improbable personnel of Bill Bruford from Yes and King Crimson on drums, ...

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  16. Rock Stars and Their Weird Nature-Based HobbiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Houston Press

    ... if The Who was always just a day job he used to fund his passion for trout farming. If Daltrey had written most of "Tommy" instead of Pete Townsend, the rock opera about a deaf, dumb, and blind kid that plays pinball might have had the main ...

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  17. Canada's health-care system is ailing and needs to be resuscitated before it's too lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The London Free Press

    ... system. To mention nothing of the obesity and Alzheimer's epidemics. When Canada's patron saint of medicare, Tommy Douglas, brought in his version of public health care in 1962, he expected the people of Saskatchewan to pay for part of the services ...

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  18. The Who's Roger Daltrey joined Dumbarton wedding singer on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Daily Record

    A Dumbarton wedding singer was stunned when rock legend Roger Daltrey joined him on stage to deliver an impromptu performance. Tommy Bell was entertaining wedding guests with his band Milestone when The Who star made an unexpected appearance on Saturday night.

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  19. Roger Daltrey makes surprise appearance at wedding, serenades newlywedsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... 'I was through next door and I heard the band and they're brilliant, so I had to come through'." Milestone's singer, Tommy Bell, filmed the singer's performance with the band and uploaded the video to his Twitter account. Oh aye, I nearly forgot - ...

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  20. Pete Townshend presents 'Classic Quadrophenia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Music-News.com

    ... pop song and take rock music to a higher artistic level. In the 1960s he defined the concept of the 'rock opera' with 'Tommy', taking it a stage further with 'Quadrophenia'. Conceived and written by Townshend in 1973, 'Quadrophenia' went on to ...

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