THE WHO'S GREATEST HITS LIVE - AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON ITUNES



cfrate at roadrunner.com cfrate at roadrunner.com
Tue Jan 19 16:42:06 UTC 2010


If they're the GREATEST hits live, why the hell are there songs (besides those from FD, IH & EW) without Keith & John?

-Chris in Cleveland
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-----Original Message-----
From: Martin Bailey <Martin.Bailey at netsoltech.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 15:10:00 
To: Thewho at Igtc. Com (E-mail)<thewho at igtc.com>
Subject: Re: THE WHO'S GREATEST HITS LIVE - AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON ITUNES

Ernie asked:

> would be fun to learn how many of you already have these tracks on
> bootlegs. ; )

I'm terrible for remembering the venues / dates for particular CDs.
But a number of these certainly sound familiar.

Many of these I already have on the excellent View From A Backstage Pass.
Largo, Swansea, Hull, San Francisco and Charlton are all on VfaBP and this iTunes compilation (although I haven't done a comparison of the actual songs on both.)

But as well as this:

*       Hull - 1970 - got on bootleg
*       Swansea - 1976 - got on bootleg
*       Charlton - 1974 - got on bootleg
*       Leeds - 1970 - got on official release, natch.
*       BBC - got this on the official BBC release (presumably this same version of My Generation)
*       LA - 1989 - Is this the same concert as the Join Together CD?
*       Royal Albert Hall - 2002 - This is recorded 2 years after the RAH CD release - so I don't have this.


The 2009 Brisbane and 2007 New York songs are possibly the most interesting for me.
Now that I think about it, I don't have ANY Live Who CDs recorded in the last few years.
Possibly the Live in Leon bonus CD (which came with Endless Wire) is my most recent recording.


That said, I would not hesitate in buying an official CD release of this in an instant.

-MB



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