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Re: The Who's Popularity Peak
> As I think back, what really got me into the band was one thing: The
> TKAA commercial on TV in 1979.
I didn't get into them until '81. MTV actually helped with that. They kept
playing a promo for an upcoming, Sunday night, 1/2-hour Who special &
the clip had some of "Magic Bus" in it. "Magic Bus" is what grabbed my
Then, it was a few quick questions to my older brother, a look through
his record collection, & putting his copy of the TKAA soundtrack on his
silver Yamaha turntable & boom! I got hooked fast & hard.
> The Who is a visual band. Scott you are right. They need promotion
> and exposure. Why do they not take care of this?
Because, I guess at this stage in their career, that kind of heavy-duty
(expensive) promotion just isn't worth it. They can accomplish their goals
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