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Your Top 3 Who Albums - POLL

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Scope J, Dec 19, 2019.

  1. Fischman

    Fischman RockMonster, ClassicalMaster, and JazzMeister

    Location:
    New Mexico
    Nice looking bell curve there.
    I did my part by voting Who's Next, Quad, and By Numbers
     
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  2. Culpa

    Culpa Forum Resident

    Location:
    Philadelphia, PA
    Sell Out
    Who's Next
    Odds and Sods (as originally released)
     
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  3. Michael Rose

    Michael Rose Forum Resident

    Location:
    Davie,Fl
    My favorites

    My Generation
    Who's Next
    Quadrophenia
     
  4. Crawdad

    Crawdad Detroit Rock Citizen living in a Vinyl Free Zone

    Next
    Tommy
    Sell Out

    Shout outs for Leeds and Meaty.

    JMO
    Quadrophenia is one of the most overrated albums of all time but it's a solid #4 in the Who rankings.
     
  5. Chrome_Head

    Chrome_Head Forum Resident

    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA.
    Quad
    Tommy
    Next

    By Numbers would be fourth for me, Sell Out would be 5th.
     
  6. Brian Kelly

    Brian Kelly 1964-73 rock's best decade

    4 would be easy, but 3 is tough

    WHO'S NEXT is an easy pick

    Went with
    TOMMY
    WHO SELL OUT

    Tough to omit
    QUADROPHENIA
     
  7. mBen989

    mBen989 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Scranton, PA
    Votes for The Who Sell Out, Who's next and Quadrophenia.

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  8. Jet Age Eric

    Jet Age Eric Forum Resident

    Location:
    SIlver Spring, MD
    This (I flipped Quad and Sell Out). -E
     
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  9. humpf

    humpf Allowed to write something here.

    Location:
    Silesia
    It is actually hilarious to see how much more is Quadrophenia loved around here than My Generation.
     
  10. MHP

    MHP Lover of Rock ‘n Roll

    Location:
    DK
    Difficult with The Who.
    ‘Live At Leeds’ and ‘Meaty, Beaty, Big & Bouncy’ are extremely essential releases for them and are IMO light years better than some of their regular albums. ‘Leeds’ is probably the best live album by anyone ever and ‘Meaty’ has all of their essential A-sides.
     
  11. Two Sheds

    Two Sheds Hung Up on a Dream

    The Who Sell Out
    Who's Next
    Quadrophenia
     
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  12. Dylancat

    Dylancat Forum Resident

    Location:
    Cincinnati, OH
    Think Who Live at Leeds should be on the list, even tho it’s a live album...but it’s
    Iconic...
    And yes, “Sell Out” deserves every bit of praise and consideration.....
    One of their Best
     
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  13. J_D__

    J_D__ Forum Resident

    Location:
    Huntersville, NC
    My selections as well:)
     
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  14. m5comp

    m5comp Classic Rock Lover

    Location:
    Hamilton, AL
    1. Tommy
    2. Who's Next and The Who Sell Out (tie)
     
  15. The first 2 are really easy: Who's Next and The Who Sell Out. But then it's a tough call between Quadraphenia and Tommy. I'll go with Quadraphenia today, but ask me again tomorrow and I may pick Tommy.
     
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  16. Neonbeam

    Neonbeam All Art Was Once Contemporary

    Location:
    Planet Earth
    My Generation

    Sell Out

    Next


    .... after that "By Numbers"!
     
  17. elgoodo

    elgoodo Forum Resident

    Location:
    Jersey City, NJ
    My Generation - pure raw power. maximum r&b and the birth of power pop.
    Sell Out - psych pop masterpiece.
    Numbers - Pete at his most confessional, great ensemble playing.
     
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  18. Tim Crowley

    Tim Crowley Forum Resident

    Location:
    Lyndonville, VT
    Sell Out
    Who's Next
    Quadrophenia
     
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  19. palisantrancho

    palisantrancho Forum Resident

    Easy for me. The first three in this order.

    1. Sell Out
    2. My Generation
    3. A Quick One
     
  20. ciggy40

    ciggy40 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Seattle Wa.
    Again easy.
    1. "Who's Next"
    2. "Quadrophenia"
    3. "Live at Leeds"
     
  21. Thievius

    Thievius This is my sweet custom title, yo

    Location:
    Syracuse, NY
    Tommy, Who's Next, Quad
     
  22. Grateful Ed

    Grateful Ed Forum Resident

    Location:
    Vermont
    I voted for Tommy, My Generation & A Quick One.

    Tommy is probably my favorite as far as an album goes, but I think the early period is grossly underrated in this poll while Who’s Next and Quadrophenia (while still great albums) are overrated. Listening to the 60s vs 70s output it’s like listening to a different band, and I think the 60s material is far superior. The grit and energy on those early tracks just cannot be matched: I Can’t Explain, The Kids Are Alright, Anyway Anyhow Anywhere, My Generation, Out In The Street, Circles, etc. I realize some of those tracks are non-album singles hence my vote going more to a period of time than a specific album.

    FYI I feel the same way about the Stones: 60s material is tops, Sticky and Exile are overrated, and everything that came after that is barely worth mentioning...
     
  23. Herman Schultz

    Herman Schultz Forum Resident

    Location:
    New York City
    You are well-named.
     
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  24. gitters

    gitters Forum Resident

    Tommy
    Who's Next
    Who Are You
     
  25. Mr Sam

    Mr Sam "...don't look so good no more"

    Location:
    France
    1. Sell Out
    2. A Quick One
    3. My Generation
    (the real #3 is "Leeds" though)
     

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