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Tom Freund has been covering Pete Townshend's 1980 single "Let My Love Open the Door" as a part of his live shows since 2008. Now, with the help of friend and frequent collaborator, Ben Harper, the world has a studio version of this ukulele-driven cover to enjoy. "We’ve played it ‘live” in various corners of the world, from the Alps of Italy to the lower Manhattan subterranean," said Freund of the track, adding that "this year felt like the right time to lay it down in the studio." While a video is said to be in the works, you can check out a stream of the song below...

Published in Music News

THE WHO are currently rocking audiences across North American and Europe with their Quadrophenia and More Tour, playing their classic 1973 album QUADROPHENIA in its entirety, followed by an encore of their greatest hits.  To celebrate the second leg of their massive North American trek, The Rock Father is giving readers a chance to win copies of the inconic QUADROPHENIA album along with official Tour Posters. Since the album focuses heavily on "Mod Culture," THE WHO have also provided a helpful guide to the 2013 Mod Resurgence...

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Rock Father Musicbot 6000 here with an update on THE WHO. Yes, THE WHO!

THE WHO
, one of rock’s legendary and defining bands, have announced a major North American arena tour where they’ll perform their iconic 1973 double album QUADROPHENIA in its entirety, along with a selection of WHO classics. The critically acclaimed QUADROPHENIA marked the British band’s second rock opera (after Tommy), raised the bar for rock albums as an art form and hit #2 on the U.S. Billboard album chart. Founding members ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND will be joined by Zak Starkey (drums), Pino Palladino (bass), Simon Townshend (guitar/backing vocals), Chris Stainton (keyboards), Loren Gold (keyboards/backing vocals) and Frank Simes (musical director, keyboards/backing vocals).

Published in Music for Grownups

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