On This Day, August 14, 1971: The Who release ‘Who’s Next’

On This Day, August 14, 1971… English rockers The Who released their iconic album Who’s Next, featuring such future Who classics as “Baba O’Riley,” “Won’t Get Fooled Again,” and “Behind Blue Eyes.”The album was originally conceived as another rock opera, Lifehouse, following their 1969 hit Tommy. Pete Townshend eventually scrapped the whole... Read More.

On This Day, July 14, 1982: The movie of Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ premieres in London

On This Day, July 14, 1982...A movie based on Pink Floyd’s classic album The Wall opened at The Empire, Leicester Square in London, England. Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason all attended the premiere, as did such fellow musicians as Pete Townshend, Sting, Roger Taylor, Andy Summers and more. Directed by Alan Parker, with a screenplay by... Read More.