Entertainment behind the scenes
Who guitarist performed a solo acoustic version of the 37-year-old anthem in front of a few hundred fans at the Troubadour in West Hollywood on Friday.
Before playing it, Townshend said Obama’s decisive election victory on Tuesday was “the most wonderful result,” a comment that earned the loudest cheers of the evening.
And afterwards, he mused over the song’s cynical parting shot, “meet the old boss, it’s the same as the old boss,” and suggested, “Maybe not.”
So you don’t agree with your kids’ choice in rock music? Don’t like the sounds of Green Day or Good Charlotte or, perhaps, you’ve never even heard of those bands. Well, parents take heart, you can school your kids about iconic 1960s hits from British Invasion superband The Who on the video game, “Rock Band,” which maybe your kids have or want to have.
The makers of the best-selling video game will release twelve downloadable songs from The Who on July 15, including legendary hits such as “My Generation” and “Who Are You.”