Fifty moments that shaped rock and roll
pkeets at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 11 20:41:58 CDT 2004
Here's an interesting article that lists some off-beat moments. I've
included The Who's entry below:
15. The Who's 'A Quick One'
(1966): "Tommy" is usually credited as the first rock opera, but the genre
was born three years earlier with "A Quick One" -- a randy nine-minute "mini
opera" Pete Townshend hastily wrote upon learning he needed four more songs
to finish the Who's second LP.
Congrats to them for getting it right, eh?
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