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"Autophobia" is one of those concepts that carries a useful double meaning. As Brian Ladd defines it early in this brisk analysis of cars and car culture, it's "an obscure psychiatric diagnosis of 'fear of oneself.' " But, if bent just a little, it can...
Special to The TimesSomewhere between arousal and a prayer, between raw blues and high opera: Pete Townshend's insistent, accelerating intro to "Pinball Wizard" is seven bars of the most exhilarating rock ever made. That ecstatic sense of liberation drives "The Who's Tommy,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn the space of 95 seconds, the world as Patty and Scot Shier knew it turned on end. Never to be the same. But Patty Shier will be the first to tell you that it took awhile--days into weeks--for it to entirely sink in; for her to truly begin to conceive...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSometimes it's the most profound part of a song, or the moment that interrupts a narrative's confident surface. Often, it's a backing up, a taking stock, a few seconds of reflection, poignant or even painful. The bridge -- also known as the "middle-...
The fact that The Who didn’t break up years ago still astonishes Pete Townshend. In a new interview, the guitarist credits the late Keith Moon of all people with keeping the band intact. Townshend said, “Bands are peculiar things. It could...
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Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGWhen northeastern Pennsylvania band MiZ opened for The Badlees at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe 14 months ago, it stole the show with a collection of Americana, country, jazzy jam and flat-out rockers. On Friday, MiZ returned to......
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGTop 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. THE WHO A classic rock band playing a classic album front to back in concert. Sounds like a classic. The Who will do just that with a show that will feature the......
Inevitably this holiday season, my mom will tick through her shopping list and say with a sigh, "Your dad wants a book." Since I was a kid, my mom has teased my dad about the predictablity of this ritual, which usually involves the purchase of a brick-...
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VarietyChris Stamp, the early, star-making co-manager of the Who, died Saturday, Nov. 24, of cancer in New York City. He was 70. With partner Kit Lambert, Stamp -- the younger brother of actor Terence Stamp -- guided the Who at the height of their '60s and '70s...
Soundboard Music Blog - Orlando SentinelThe Who will showcase its epic 1973 “Quadrophenia” album at a Nov. 3 concert at Amway Center, part of a North American tour announced by founding members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend on Wednesday in a virtual press conference from London....
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelWant to know more about Bill O'Reilly's debate with Jon Stewart? The Fox News Channel star will visit “The View” on Tuesday. The ABC chatfest airs at 11 a.m. weekdays on WFTV-Channel 9. Wednesday's show will feature Marcia Cross, who will talk...
Soundboard Music Blog - Orlando SentinelTwo versions of The Who worked to turn back the clock on Saturday at Amway Center. On stage, the band’s two remaining members – frontman Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend – tackled the ambitious 1973 concept album “...
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