The frontman has called for a halt to medical advances which could extend mortality well beyond the age of 100
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Friday 29 April 2011
There have been few harsher critics of Simon Cowell's influence on pop than Roger Daltrey, who last year declared TV talent contests a "joke", saying: "The music they make on the shows is absolute tripe."
Monday 28 March 2011
If Tommy was made of bricks and mortar it would be Grade I listed by now. The tale of the deaf, dumb and blind kid with messianic tendencies is heritage rock, as safely establishment as the Albert Hall itself.
Thursday 24 March 2011
Pete Townshend wishes he had never joined The Who.
Friday 18 March 2011
Roger Daltrey is performing The Who's 1969 hit rock opera Tommy at the Royal Albert Hall next week, in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust.
Thursday 24 February 2011
The question of whether George Davis, armed robber and East End legend, really was "innocent, OK?" was finally being considered in the Court of Appeal yesterday. The notorious slogan, daubed on walls, bridges and emblazoned across the shirts of rock stars came to symbolise the breakdown of faith in the police and criminal justice system in the 1970s.
Monday 17 January 2011
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Colin Jones is best known for his images of The Who in London during the Swinging Sixties. With a politically charged social eye, he has been described as "the George Orwell of British photography". However, his success as a chronicler of a fast-changing society is a considerable step from his largely underprivileged childhood.
Friday 26 November 2010
Friday 26 November 2010
Friday 12 November 2010
Friday 17 September 2010
Monday 02 August 2010
Family and friends gathered to pay tribute to fugitive killer Raoul Moat at his funeral today.
Saturday 24 July 2010
Tuesday 20 July 2010
Is Dirty Des buying channel Five?
Wednesday 30 June 2010
It is the generation that has had it all: five decades of peace and prosperity, technological and social revolution bringing longer and more fulfilled lives, followed by fat pensions. Now, when they are tired of roaring about on their new motorbikes, working out at the gym or renovating their Umbrian farmhouses, the baby-boomer generation will be able to relax with its own television channel.
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