Revenge of the Jones Gang

jimthewhofan at jimthewhofan at
Wed Nov 7 09:40:55 CST 2007

 Wow, interesting. I wouldn't have thought Kenney to have enough piss and vinegar in him to take shots at one of his old bands, especially a shot in such an obvious fashion. 

Sounds like it's directed at both Pete and Roger. Perhaps Kenney is unhappy with "The Who" continuing in the wake of John's death...?

Maybe Kenney's tired of reading, even after all these years, about how he was wrong for the Who.

NP: I still have Chicago 79 blaring away this morning. That's going to be in heavy rotation for awhile, I can tell.



-----Original Message-----
From: Brian Cady <brianinatlanta2001 at>
To: oddsandsods <oddsandsods at>; Relayers <Relayers at>; thewho at; thewho at
Sent: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 7:03 am
Subject: Revenge of the Jones Gang

Thanks to Kent for pointing this out.

I guess nobody bought, or if they bought listened to, the new Kenney Jones album 
THE JONES GANG - ANY DAY NOW that came out last year. It's available from CD 
Baby and iTunes. There's a curious song on it called "Where Are You?" that seems 
to be about something in Kenney's past:


(song opens with swirling, repeated figure on synthesizer)
You can start a fire in an empty room
Say the sky's grey when you know it's blue
There's nothing going on behind those eyes
It's all about you, you can't deny
You know that I won't get fooled again
I missed my boat (vote?), I can't pretend

So tell me, where are you?
Where are you?
Where are you?
Where are you now?

You looked at me as a substitute
Told me lies, couldn't tell the truth
I'm always wrong but you can't explain
I compromise again and again
I'm moving on, no looking back my friends
You see I didn't need you anyway

Where are you, where are you, where are you (repeated in chant form)
I won't get fooled, won't get fooled again
-Brian in Atlanta
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