It's been nearly a decade since the Who released their most recent LP, 2006's Endless Wire, and it still looks like it'll be a while before fans hear another new album from Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.
Saying “I didn’t expect to get this,” Roger Daltry received a royal honor at Buckingham Palace on this day in 2005. He was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to Music, the Entertainment Industry and Charity by Queen Elizabeth.
"Actually," noted Roger Daltrey when Forbes pointed out that he and Pete Townshend have been together in the Who for 50 years, "[it's been] 54 or 55. And," laughed Daltrey, "he’s as bloody difficult now as he always was."
Former Dr. Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says his forthcoming collaboration with Roger Daltrey has a "heavy power-trio sound backing up a singer. It’s a British institution. No one does that better than us."
The early days of the Who were tumultuous times. Four different personalities were learning to coexist. The band changed its name three times. Pete Townshend and Keith Moon began to revel in the joy of destroying their instruments. And Roger Daltrey often found himself at odds with the rest of the b…
It's long been trapped in development limbo, but it looks like a movie about the wild life and times of Who drummer Keith Moon might finally be heading for theaters -- with support and creative input from one of Moon's former bandmates, no less.