So, that Fleetwood Mac tribute LP may have proven a touch too ‘modern’ for diehard fans’ tastes, but fear not, because a far less controversial artist roster has aligned to pay homage to that other most classic of rock bands, The Who, as part of a new covers compilation titled ‘Who You Are’.
Set for release on 2 Oct, it features Iggy Pop, Todd Rundgren, The Kinks’ Dave Davies, Rick Wakeman, Judas Priest’s KK Downing and comparative youngbloods The Raveonettes
Eminence Front – John Wetton (Asia), KK Downing (Judas Priest) and Derek Sherinian (Black Country Communion)
Baba O’Riley – Nektar, Jerry Goodman (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
I Can See For Miles – Mark Lindsay (Paul Revere And The Raiders) and Wayne Kramer (MC5)
Love Reign O’er Me – Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Rick Wakeman, Huw Lloyd-Langton (Hawkwind) and Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge)
My Generation – Knox (Vibrators), Dave Davies (The Kinks) and Rat Scabies (The Damned)
The Kids Are Alright – The Raveonettes
Won’t Get Fooled Again – Sweet
Anyway Anyhow Anywhere – Todd Rundgren and Carmine Appice
I Can’t Explain – Iggy Pop
Behind Blue Eyes – Pat Travers
Magic Bus – Peter Noone (Herman’s Hermits), Peter Banks (Yes) and Ginger Baker (Cream)
Who Are You – Gretchen Wilson and Randy Bachman (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
Pinball Wizard – Terry Reid, Mike Pinera (Blues Image) and Brad Gillis (Night Ranger)
Squeeze Box – John Wesley (Porcupine Tree) and David Cross (King Crimson)
Bargain – 38 Special, Ted Turner (Wishbone Ash) and Ian Paice (Deep Purple)
The Seeker – Joe Lynn Turner and Leslie West (Mountain)
I dare anyone to dispute such a distinguished guest list, this one criminal omission aside:
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