American Idiot's "Jimmy" not a Quadrophenia reference

Brian Cady brianinatlanta2001 at
Sun Feb 13 08:51:41 CST 2005

>From the New York Daily News at:

...As a teen-angst tale, the album has much in common
with the Who's rock opera "Quadrophenia." "Idiot" even
shares the name of the Who record's main character:

While Armstrong says he's a huge fan of
"Quadrophenia," he says that choosing the name Jimmy
wasn't an homage to that album, but was a twist on the
King James version of the Bible...

-Brian in Atlanta
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