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  1. 'Tommy' rocks Theatre CambrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Northern Life

    In May of 1969, the British rock band The Who released their fourth studio album, Tommy. In just a few short years, this album was the start of a new genre, changing the face of theatre and music alike.

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  2. Joe McElderry ready to play pinball wizard Tommy in The Who's rock operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Shields Gazette

    ... to Operastar and The Jump, has taken a leap into theatre in recent years. As well as his one-off performance of Tommy, he's also starred in pantomimes Cinderella and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and made a special appearance at the Sunderland ...

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  3. The Paramount turns in stellar version of 'The Who's Tommy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    Devin DeSantis plays the title role in "The Who's Tommy," directed by Jim Corti, running through Feb. 15 at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Aurora. Devin DeSantis plays the title role in "The Who's Tommy," running through Feb. 15 at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Aurora.

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  4. The Who Remix "I'm Free" For Cablevision Wi-Fi PhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Stereogum

    ... Freewheel, Cablevision's new Wi-Fi only mobile service, that has just started airing. The ad uses a remixed version of Tommy track " I'm Free ." Here's the ad: Put aside any outrage you might have over defiling classic songs, and it's a pretty ...

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  5. Pinball wizard 'Tommy' rocks Paramount stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    From beginning to end, The Who 's rock opera "Tommy" running through Feb. 15 at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora , packs a powerful punch. With high-energy performances, a fabulous set and a score by rock legend Pete Townsend, this show has the audience at the edge of their seats until they are enthusiastically propelled to their feet.

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  6. 11th Annual Musicares Map Fund Benefit Concert to Honor Pete TownschendRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... early classic three-minute singles, such as "My Generation" and "Substitute," to complete song cycles in the shape of Tommy, Lifehouse and Quadrophenia, Townshend has always been at the forefront of his profession. He has written more than 100 songs ...

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  7. X Factor Joe is the real pinball wizardRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Blackpool Today

    ... this autumn. Joe, who won the TV talent show in 2009, will lead the cast in the new production of The Who musical Tommy in September. The Popstar To Operastar TV series winner Joe said: "I am thrilled to bits to be asked to play Tommy as it's a rock ...

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  8. VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: FEBRUARY 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Playbill

    ... , Denholm Elliott and Geraldine McEwan at London's Globe Theatre. It will run this season and into the next. 1979 Tommy plays at the Queen's Theatre in London. Music is provided by Pete Townshend and The Who, with direction by Paul Tomlinson and ...

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  9. AARP The Magazine Publishes Extended Version of Bob Dylan Exclusive InterviewRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... was around long before Edison harnessed it. Communism was around before Lenin took over. Pete Townshend thought about Tommy for years before he actually wrote any songs for it. So creativity has a lot to do with the main idea. Inspiration is what ...

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  10. Show-Me Alleged Hate Crime Attack Against Maryville, Missouri WaitressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... near as clever . . . "Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney Robert Rice announced Wednesday that he charged 65-year-old Tommy Dean Gaa, of Maryville, with felony assault motivated by discrimination. "The Maryville Daily Forum reports Gaa is accused of ...

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  11. The HillBenders Announce Their New 'TOMMY' ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Cybergrass

    The popular bluegrass band announced their not-so-bluegrass project to recreate TOMMY by The Who. "Ever since I was a young boy I played the silver ball."

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  12. The 'Who HIts 50!' With Massive UMe Re-Release Of Catalog, North American TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | AllAccess.com

    THE WHO will mark its 50th anniversary in 2015 with a series of special re-releases on UNIVERSAL MUSIC ENTERPRISES throughout the year, a 45-date NORTH AMERICAN tour and a huge celebratory show in HYDE PARK in JUNE. MARCH 24th sees all of the band's 11 studio albums released on vinyl alongside a double vinyl version of their ultimate hits package "THE WHO Hits 50!" "My Generation" , "A Quick One" , "The Who Sell Out" , "Tommy" , "Who's Next" , "Quadrophenia" , "The Who By Numbers" , "Who Are You" , "Face Dances" , "It's Hard" , "Endless Wire" and "THE WHO Hits 50!" have all been re-mastered in 24-96 format and are pressed on heavyweight 180g vinyl.

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  13. Paramount Theatre turns in stellar version of 'The Who's Tommy'Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Devin DeSantis plays adult Tommy and Ricky Falbo plays 10-year-old Tommy in "The Who's Tommy." Devin DeSantis is the Pinball Wizard in "The Who's Tommy," running through Feb. 15 at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora.

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  14. Paul Carrack, Chuckle Brothers and tributes to ELO and Fleetwood Mac...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Ely Standard

    ... Bananas in Pyjamas, Noddy and Tessie Bear, Pip from Pip Ahoy! Bello from Jelly Jamm, Chloe from Chloe's Closet, Tommy and Tallulah from Tickety Toc, Toby and Dolores from Toby's Travelling Circus and Milkshake's very own Milkshake Monkey! This ...

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. '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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  20. 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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