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Who’s Still The Best Live Rock'n'Roll Band In The World, Then?

Andy Childs, ZigZag, February 1976

IT'S BEEN said often enough over the last month or so, but the fact still remains: The Who are still the best live rock 'n' roll band in the world. That's the only possible conclusion one can draw after seeing them on their recent British tour. Their repertoire, which gets stronger and more diverse as time goes by, represents the development over the years of the cream of British rock, their character both as a band and as individuals is by far the most interesting and exciting of any British band, and their sense of aural and visual dynamics is the result of an unparalleled understanding of the qualities of both live and recorded performance. In short, they're brilliant and untouchable.

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