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The Who artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

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June 14, 2007 The 1967 Monterey Pop Festival shined a spotlight on then-unknown performers including Jimi Hendrix.

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March 6, 2005 Petra Haden offers an a cappella version of The Who Sell Out.

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Discover Songs

November 10, 2006 All new studio recording from The Who; Spider courts fly in The Low Lows; A 1969 classic from Ki...

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April 12, 2004 Odd interpretations from Stolen Shack; Folk singer/songwriter Adrienne Young; A new retrospectiv...

News

Pete Townshend of The Who. Fans in Providence have waited 33 years to see him.

August 1, 2012 Ten fans in Providence, R.I., who still had their old tickets won't be disappointed again.

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October 31, 2006 Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey put out The Who's first album of new material in 24 years.

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More Stories

British rockers Led Zeppelin pose in front of their private plane, dubbed "The Starship," in 1973.

July 30, 2013 The new book What You Want Is in the Limo outlines a game-changing year in rock music and culture.

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Clockwise from top: Local Natives, IO Echo, Angel Olsen, cover art for Gospel Claws and The Who's Quadrophenia.

November 14, 2012 Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share this week's mix of old favorites and new discoveries.

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Angus Young

April 15, 2010 We compiled the best guitar moves to build both your muscles and your godlike mystique.

NPR Artist Directory

Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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Monterey International Pop Festival

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  • Album: Monterey International Pop Festival
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  • Label: Razor & Tie
  • Released: 2007
 

Endless Wire

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  • Released: 2006
 

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Petra Haden Sings: The Who Sell Out

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Petra Haden and Bill Frisell

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