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The Who Live, Featuring the Rock Opera Tommy (1989)

| Documentary, Music | TV Movie
Taped during The Who's 25th anniversary tour, the band with guest appearances by Steve Winwood, Patti LaBelle, Phil Collins and Elton John perform the rock opera Tommy in its entirety at ... See full summary »

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Vocals / Tommy Walker / Mr. Walker / Mrs. Walker / Narrator / Specialist
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Guitars & Vocals / Mr. Walker / Mrs. Walker / Narrator
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Bass Guitars / Vocals
Steve Bolton ...
Guitar
John Bundrick ...
Keyboard
Simon Phillips ...
Drums
Jody Linscott ...
Percussion (as J. Linscott)
Roddy Lorimer ...
Trumpet
Simon Clarke ...
Saxophone
Tim Sanders ...
Saxophone
Neil Sidwell ...
Trombone
Simon Gardner ...
Trumpet
Billy Nicholls ...
Vocals and Musical Director
Chyna ...
Vocals / Nurse
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Taped during The Who's 25th anniversary tour, the band with guest appearances by Steve Winwood, Patti LaBelle, Phil Collins and Elton John perform the rock opera Tommy in its entirety at the Univeral Ampetheater in Los Angeles. The second half of the concert is devoted to the band playing their greatest hits. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Eric Clapton and Tina Turner were supposed to appear at the concert reprising their roles from the film as the Hawker and the Acid Queen repectively. However, they dropped out a few weeks before the concert took place. See more »

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Featured in The Who's Tommy, the Amazing Journey (1993) See more »

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SMASHING!! Absolutely SMASHING!!!!
5 December 1999 | by (Adelaide, South Australia) – See all my reviews

This is the best concert I've ever had the pleasure of watching. John Entwistle, you're a god!! This concert just goes to show that youre not too old to rock n roll!!

BRILLIANT!!


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