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What's your favorite The Who album?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by zambon12, Apr 7, 2017.

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  1. RoyalScam

    RoyalScam Luckless Pedestrian

    Who's Next for me. Even the arguable filler is killer.
     
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  2. Zoot Marimba

    Zoot Marimba And I’m The Critic Of The Group

    Location:
    Savannah, Georgia
    I think the reason for that is with all the musical acts that whore themselves out now, the satire feels more relevant now than it might have back then.
     
  3. Chew

    Chew Casual Stalker

    "Favorite" and what I consider "best" are two different answers in my mind. I think Who's Next is their best, but my personal favorite (the one I play most often) is It's Hard (followed closely by The Who By Numbers)
     
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  4. vince

    vince Stan Ricker's son-in-law

    "Who Are Yo"--the little known Who-Hip-hop album!:unhunh:
    .....y'all know "The Who Sell Out" is my JAM!!
     
  5. dance_hall_keeper

    dance_hall_keeper Forum Resident

    The only album of there's that I have: Who's Next, even more so after reading the backstory of how Ethan Russell got the shot for the cover.
     
  6. Chemguy

    Chemguy Forum Resident

    Who's Next

    By a considerably large margin.
     
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  7. Scope J

    Scope J Senior Member

    Location:
    Michigan
    Who's Next

    runners up

    Tommy

    Sell Out
     
  8. Parachute Woman

    Parachute Woman Forum Resident

    Location:
    USA
    The Who By Numbers, easily for their studio work. But Live at Leeds is their best release, for me.

    Disclaimer: I'm not really a fan of The Who overall.
     
  9. malco49

    malco49 Forum Resident

    i choose "who's next" it could have been "odds and sods" or maybe "by numbers".i am not a huge who fan.
    i like them of course and saw them live twice.once doing quadrophenia,it was a bit tedious.but interestingly enough lynyrd skynyrd opened for them! i also saw them on the by numbers tour which was by and large a greatest hits show and man was that smoking.
    i guess i always liked the who's singles as much as full albums and they seemed to be better live then on record.
    i almost think pete's solo work is about as good as the who's.
     
  10. Ernest T

    Ernest T Forum Resident

    Location:
    Illinois
    My favorite band

    1. Quadrophenia
    2. Who's Next
    3. Odds and Sods
    4. My Generation
    5. Tommy
    6. The Who Sell Out
    7. The Who By Numbers
    8. Face Dances
    9. A Quick One
    10. Who Are You
    11. It's Hard
     
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  11. sekaer

    sekaer Forum Resident

    Location:
    New York City
    Quadrophenia now, after Sell Out for most of my life
     
  12. mBen989

    mBen989 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Scranton, PA
    I'll give you a hint; this track's on it.

    (I was going to link to the soundtrack mix but I figured someone was going to be that person, so I didn't.)
     
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  13. Dr. Robert

    Dr. Robert Forum Resident

    Location:
    Curitiba, Brazil
    If you take a look at a list of the songs that were supposed to feature in Lifehouse, it would most certainly be their best album, if released
     
  14. Remington Steele

    Remington Steele Forum Resident

    Location:
    Saint George, Utah
    Live At Leeds would rank right up there with Who's Next and Tommy.
     
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  15. laf848

    laf848 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Sewell, NJ USA
    My favorite Who album is Who's Next. IMO it is a Perfect Album. Somewhere in my top Ten Albums in my Collection.
     
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  16. Dodgytc

    Dodgytc Forum Resident

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Quadrophenia.
    This album speaks to me.

    The Who may be my 3rd or 4th favorite band of all time, but Quad is my desert island album.
    I was born in Shepherds Bush in 1960,that may have something to do with it.

    TC
     
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  17. joepepitone

    joepepitone I wonder in the dead of night, how do I rate.

    Location:
    USA
    The band is in my top 5, maybe even top 3 and I have nothing after Who Are You. I picked Odds and Sods. I love those types of compilations (i.e. Jethro Tull's 1972 Living in the Past), but how to you pick a favorite from one of your favorite bands.
     
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  18. YardByrd

    YardByrd rock n roll citizen in a hip hop world

    Location:
    Europe
    Sell Out, followed by debut, then Quick One... Sell Out is perfection!
     
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  19. m5comp

    m5comp Classic Rock Lover

    Location:
    Hamilton, AL
    Tommy
    Who's Next
    The Who Sell Out
     
  20. Who'sTommy

    Who'sTommy Forum Resident

    Location:
    The Netherlands
    Quadrophenia!
     
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  21. Alan2

    Alan2 Forum Resident

    Location:
    UK
    I only have Who's Next, and I haven't heard much of the rest. Is it possible there's a better Who album than this?
     
  22. pool_of_tears

    pool_of_tears Rare Earth maven

    Location:
    Eastern Iowa
    Quad
    By Numbers
    Who's Next
     
  23. Quadrophenia. After that, it's a steep sudden decline .
     
  24. Mr.Sean

    Mr.Sean Senior Member

    Location:
    Ottawa
    Who's Next for me.

    Every song is a winner on that LP.
     
  25. 24voltsdc

    24voltsdc Forum Resident

    Location:
    Indianapolis, IN
    Who's Next for me followed by Tommy.
     
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