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From the Marquee to the Met: Watching The Who

Miles, Crawdaddy!, September 1970

SAY THE WORD. "Who". Who did you think of? Pete Townshend, great underrated rock guitarist adrift in a Sargasso sea of eulogies to Clapton and Bloomfield? Or was it just a sound you heard, the complexities of Tommy, or still their only really commercial hit, 'My Generation'?

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