The Who (Hardcover)

Fifty Years of My Generation

By Mat Snow

Race Point Publishing, 9781631061615, 240pp.

Publication Date: November 2, 2015

List Price: 40.00*
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Description

Explore 50 years of The Who with stories, photos, memorabilia, and more.

Famed music journalist Mat Snow celebrates fifty years of the Who's debut album, My Generation, with this complete illustrated history of the legendary rock band. Loaded with photos, memorabilia, and stories of rock decadence like no other, this book is the ideal visual companion for Who fans all over the world.

The Who formed in 1964 with lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist Pete Townshend, bassist John Entwhistle, and drummer Keith Moon, and continued on to become one of the best-selling bands of all time.

With an in-depth look of the Who's hit albums, including My Generation (1965), A Quick One (1966), The Who Sell Out (1967), Tommy (1969), Who's Next (1971), Quadrophenia (1973), The Who By Numbers (1975), and more, The Who is a must-have addition to any music library.



About the Author

London-born journalist and author Mat Snow is the award-winning former editor not only of the world-renowned music magazine Mojo but also the hardly less prestigious soccer magazine FourFourTwo. He has interviewed the Rolling Stones, the Who, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, the Kinks, half the Beatles, and many more. A regular writer for the British music magazines New Musical Express and Q in the 1980s and '90s, he has followed U2 since seeing them third on the bill at Manchester Polytechnic in May 1980.



Praise For The Who: Fifty Years of My Generation

"The Who: 50 Years of My Generation" needs to be the new starting point of every discussion of the band." - JP's Music Blog



"It's chock full of great images�¿the perfect introduction for the Who newbie...comprehensive enough even hardcore fans will want..." - Examiner.com