So I've been running Slashdot for 2 years just waiting for the story that
Finally an excuse to plug The Who.
The deal is that Pete Townshend (the brains and genius behind The Who,
the greatest rock band ever, not that I'm biased) is supposed to be
. But why is this appearing on
Slashdot? Read the article: Started in 1971 as a followup to Tommy,
Lifehouse talks about Virtual Reality and The Internet (although it
uses terms like "The Grid" since nobody really heard of TCP/IP and VRML back then) and the relevance of Rock Music (a pretty common Townshend theme anyway). So anyway, there it is. I got to mention
The Who on Slashdot. Its a good day.
Lighthouse was started after Tommy but aborted. The best tracks
where filtered into 'Who's Next'. These include Baba O'Reilly and
Behind Blue Eyes (2 of the most amazing tracks ever laid, and the
among the first ever)
Pete==God. He is my musical idol. At this point I have every
CD he has out- release Chinese Eyes on CD already!
Mods always win.
Roger was more than willing to roll around in the baked beans.