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Roger Daltrey: Who's One Of The Boys?

Don Snowden, Rock Around The World, September 1977

THE FACT that 1977 has witnessed the reformation of a number of bands that enjoyed their heyday during the mid-'60's – Small Faces, Animals, Booker T & the MG's and on the jazz front the VSOP quintet – serves as a timely reminder of the ongoing saga of the Who. The Kinks and Stones may have survived from the same era with their key personnel intact, but only the Who have persevered through 15 odd years in the rock and roll circus with the same lineup that exploded out of London talkin' 'bout their generation. Even more impressively, they've done so without losing their street level credibility or degenerating into an aging parody of themselves.

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