Eyewitness The Who The Day by Day Story Author:Johnny Black The Who burst onto the mid-sixties music scene with a series of powerful establishment-bating teen anthems and a reputation for explosive instrument-trashing live shows. But it quickly became apparent that in guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend an important creative innovator was emerging. It was a talent that would mature spectacularly ov... more »er the next decade through such classics as Sell Out, Tommy, Quadrophenia, and Live at Leeds.
The story of The Who is a classic tale of sex, drugs and rock n' roll. Told in the words of the band members themselves -- and those of their peers, business associates, friends, family and fans -- Eyewitness The Who is a unique day by day account of the concerts, tours, recording sessions, internal feuding and of course, the legendary partying.
Separating the facts from the many myths, you can now experience the excitement, creativity and unpredictability that surrounded the diverse characters who lived, loved and fought together as one of the greatest groups in rock history -- The Who.
Acclaimed music journalist Johnny Black blends meticulous research and original interviews to produce the compelling tale of one of rock's most influential bands.« less