September 29, 2020

1983-01-14 – Del Rio News Herald

1983 01 14 Del_Rio_News_Herald_Fri__Jan_14__1983_

Who isn't through recording

BEVERLY HILLS.
Calif. (AP) - The Who,
one of the most unruly
groups to emerge from
the British music inva-
sion of the 19605. an-
nounced their decision
to quit touring after its
fall. 1982 string of con-
certs, deSpite wild and
enthusiastic audiences.

“In fact. I would go
even further and say the
group is finished," says
Pete Townshend. the
Who’s lanky lead
guitarist and principa]
songwriter. “I’ve got
grave doubts about the
possibilities for any kind
of cohesive work in the
future."

Despite that final-
sounding pronounce-
ment. the Who will be
heard from again
because the band still
owes Warner Bros.
Records two albums.

But for most fans. a
record will be a poor
substitute for the wild
performances the group
was known for.

From the days when
Townshend, lead singer
Roger Daltrey. bassist
John Entwistle and the
late drummer. Keith

into
to the

e q u i p m e n t
smithereens.

golden years of “Tom.
my.” “Who’s Next” and
“Quadrophenia.”

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