The Who The Who: Who’s Next Classic 1971 (DVD) 2006 Release Date 10/3/06


Who's Next is viewed by many as the greatest testament to the songwriting talent of Pete Townshend and the musical power of The Who. When the album was released in 1971 it climbed to the Number 1 spot on the British Album chart and remained in the Top 50 for over three months.

In the United States, the album went Top 5 on the Billboard chart and remained in the Top 40 for five months. The story of how The Who came to record the album is told by group members Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, and John Entwistle, together with contributions by those who were close to the group during the making of this classic album. The songs recorded for The Who's Next album and featured here, include such classics as Won't Get Fooled Again, Baba O'Riley and Behind Blue Eyes. We are also given an insight as to the importance of the late great Keith Moon to the success of The Who, and hear how his larger-than-life personality often overshadowed his musical contribution to the group. Included in this documentary program are previously unseen performances of songs from the album that prove the longevity and lasting appeal of Who's Next, a true Classic Album.

 

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