Friday, 22 June 2012

SONG FOR TODAY: The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

From the monumental album 'Who's Next', this is The Who's first appearance as 'Song For Today'. The album is in my collection after purchasing it on vinyl a few months ago, but I have only managed to find time to listen to it a few times since. However it is a record I know for a fact I'll be playing many more times in the future. From it here is the timeless 'Won't Get Fooled Again', all 9 minutes of it..

The song was written by Pete Townshend. The 1971 single release (a drastically edited version at three-and-a-half minutes in length) reached #9 on the UK Singles Chart, #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #14 on the Australian Singles Chart (Go-Set). It is a perennial favorite on classic rock radio stations and concert staple for the band...

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