Bono on The Who

Tom Fency tomfency at
Tue Nov 30 02:54:17 CST 2004

Hey, My Generation is political, Young Man Blues is political, Won't Get 
Fooled Again is political (why not?), Had Enough is political, Slip Kid is 
political... The Who is a explicit political band, that has inspired The 
Clash, Sex Pistols, U2, etc.


>From: Alan McKendree <amck at>
>Reply-To: The Who Mailing List <thewho at>
>To: thewho at
>Subject: Re: Bono on The Who
>Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 00:08:10 -0600
>>Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 20:11:08 -0500
>>From: "Jim M" <NakedI at>
>>From: "Scott Schrade"
>>>The Who weren't political.  They were intelligent.
>>>Honest.  Aggressive.  But political?
>>Maybe the word he was looking for was spiritual?
>Not unless what he meant to say was, "Because of that three-dimensional 
>quality: sexual, spiritual and spiritual."
>Alan McKendree
>"the average Texan...carries not just a gun but a SHOTGUN."  --Pete 
>Townshend, 1967
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