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Substitute: The Songs Of The Who
Substitute: The Songs Of The Who
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5.0 out of 5 stars This is a great Who covers collection, 7 Aug 2014
This is a great Who covers collection, Some may say, the groups and singers, did not move away from the originals, except for David Bowie s' interpretation of "Pictures of Lily". My personal one, is "Naked Eye" by the band called "Unamerican", that once opened for The Who in one later day tour. "Naked Eye" sounds extraordinary and even better than the original. Also stands out "Behind Blue Eyes" by Sheryl Crow and "The Seeker". Sad that no single WHO cd of covers, includes a John Entwistle penned song. So, maybe one day a complete collection of his songs, may see the light.

Till We Have Faces (Re-Issue 2013)
Till We Have Faces (Re-Issue 2013)
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad but it is My least favorite Steve Hacket CD., 2 July 2014
My least favorite Steve Hacket CD. It is a mixed bag of disjointed songs influenced by Brazil s' samba. It seems SH was inspiered by his visit to Brazil. My favorite song is among the strangest one "Matilda". It is not a bad collection, but rather different from the guitar man himself.

Scratch My Back/And I'll Scratch Yours
Scratch My Back/And I'll Scratch Yours
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3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting but......, 11 Jun 2014
I am a old PG fan, since his days with Genesis. I bought his very first album (to me his best ever), and then followed his career til today. Scratch my back is a ok cd, interesting and solid, but some songs and his interpretation were wrong. The same can be said about his companion cd "I'll scratch Yours", some solid PG songs interpreted and arranged by other singers and bands. I like Spector and David Byrne solid arrangements. Also, interesting is Lou Reed doing "Solsbury Hill", maybe one of his last recordings.

Moving Waves
Moving Waves
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5.0 out of 5 stars A truly remarcable classic rock !, 13 Mar 2014
This review is from: Moving Waves (Audio CD)
Focus s' second LP is a crafted composed and extraordinary executed piece of music. Not only the smash novelty then, hit single "Hocus Pocus", but the rest of the songs and particulary "Eruption" a 20 minute piece, translate rock music to new territory rarely visited again by any rock band. Jan Ackerman is one of the world s very best guitar player ever (along with Genesis and GTR Steve Hackett). This is a piece of great music. complex and i wonder how did the create and played the songs.

Pete Townshend: Who I Am
Pete Townshend: Who I Am
by Pete Townshend
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 8.00

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4.0 out of 5 stars Great effort and reading !, 14 Nov 2013
I bought this book along Keith Richard s' "LIFE". I was among the ones thinkin Keith Richard s' brains must be damaged by all his well known "bad behaviour". But to my surprise, and as he writes: He seems to remember everything. Both books, concentrate in part, in family, personal and musical experiences. Both, fail to be more detailed about the times they spend either composing or recording. There are wide gaps and omitions about songs, and recording projets. Also, few referencies (in Townshend s'case) to his other band member solo projects or his solo projects. In all, WHO I AM , is full of personal recolections, some flashy some very detailed. I feel Pete s'book deserves a second book and maybe Richards also.

Daltrey Sings Townshend
Daltrey Sings Townshend

4.0 out of 5 stars Great concert celebrating Roger s' first 50 years !, 14 Nov 2013
This review is from: Daltrey Sings Townshend (Audio CD)
I do own a single version and this recent double version of two concerts Roger gave to celebrate Pete s' music and his (Roger s') 50 years old birthday.

This version is quite different from the one version cd. The sound of the former is best and also the set list, although shorter, is better. The best song is "The Sea Refuses No River" a song from Pete Townshend s' solo album "All the Best Cowboys have chinese Eyes". What a masterpiece of song it is sung by Roger. Sadly, The Who never recorded. A great version of a relatively unknown WHO song from WHO BY NUMBERS "Imagine a Man" is another stand out track. The same can be said of "THE SONG IS OVER" simply for me WHO S'NEXT best song never played in concert by THE WHO.

Both versions, omit two songs: JOIN TOGETHER and Pete s'THE SHOUT. There is a DVD version of this concert and one single moment stands out: When John Entwistle after playing THE REAL ME, hands his bass over PINO PALLADINO......

A Symphony Of British Music - Music For The Closing Ceremony Of The London 2012 Olympic Games
A Symphony Of British Music - Music For The Closing Ceremony Of The London 2012 Olympic Games
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Who at their very best !, 22 Aug 2013
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Imagine and THE WHO, are the best here. The Who really shines in this newly recorded versions of Baba O Riley, See Me Feel Me and My Generation !

Whole Lotta Who - An All Star Tribute To The Who
Whole Lotta Who - An All Star Tribute To The Who
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great collection of WHO songs by other well known musicians !, 13 Aug 2013
In the last few years, some great cover albums doing songs by THE WHO, have appear on the music market. The most recent until this one is SUBSTITUTE: THE SONGS OF THE WHO, a cd including DAVID BOWIE, PEARL JAM, THE CAST, and many others. The best song in that collection is NAKED EYE.

This new cd, includes almost the same songs, with some welcome additions like BARGAIN ,EMINENCE FRONT and MAGIC BUS among others. Interesting list of well known rock musicians such as JOHN WETTON (doing Eminence Front), or IGGY POP (I cant explain), and the excellent interpretation of "Love Reing Over Me" by DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliot.

The only regret that both cds have and also others hard to find, WHO related cds, is that no JOHN ENTWISTLE penned song is included and that is a shame, since he was also a great songwriter.

The Broken Hearted Bride
The Broken Hearted Bride
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4.0 out of 5 stars One of their very best albums !, 6 July 2013
I was disapointed with "Deja Fou" and other recent years cds by this band. Did now owned this one. As a body of work is strong and Dave Cousin s' voice and singin is his best in years. I am a big Dave Lambert fan, and regret his limited colaboration similar to the one The Who allowed the late John Entwistle. Lambert is a singer one will prefer over Cousins nasal voice and also a terrific songwriter. Dave Lambert should write and sing more. This album is highly recomended.

Guitar Noir (Re-Issue 2013)
Guitar Noir (Re-Issue 2013)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Buy one for you, and two more for your best friends !, 26 Feb 2013
This version has a different runnion order. It opens with "Sierra Quemada" a superb instrumental with a great guitar job that carries the song all the way. It ranks among one of his best songs. His guitar work is among his best, delicate and at the same tims rocks with his signature sound.
The album is full of delicate accousting driven songs "Take these Pearls", "There Are Many Sides to the Night" and "Walkin away from Rainbows" are all pretty songs.
"In the Heart of the City" he explores sounds that will lead him to his next and very best solo album.

This cd is simply a great Steve Hackett album full of his best guitar sound and tecnique, and great compositions. When you hear a SH album, is a journey that has many musical colours and sounds, but at the same time, it holds very well as a unit. He is definetly the most complete and versatile guitar player in Rock ! He can play Blues, Rock, Classical, Accoustic and who knows what else !

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