Tag Archive: The Who

PRECIOUS MOMENTS – Twenty Songs That Watch The Clock

I LOOKED AT MY WATCH AND IT SAID – ROCK N’ ROLL TIME (Roger McGuinn). MINUTE BY MINUTE – The Doobie Brothers; SIX O’CLOCK – Ringo Starr; FIVE MINUTES – Gretchen Peters/FIVE MINUTES – The Stranglers (Different Songs); NINE TO…
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THE WAY BY NUMBERS – 0-20 In Twenty Songs

FROM NOTHING TO TWENTY – HERE’S PLENTY……………………   0. LOVE MINUS ZERO/NO LIMIT – Bob Dylan ONE OF THESE NIGHTS – Eagles; TWO OF ME, TWO OF YOU – Jackson Browne; THREE TIME LOSER – Rod Stewart; 4+20 – Crosby,…
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ANYONE THIRSTY? – Twenty Songs About Drinking

PUT AWAY YOUR MONEY – THESE CHAPS ARE BUYING A ROUND…………………… HOWEVER MUCH I BOOZE – The Who; ALCOHOL – The Kinks; TEQUILLA SUNRISE – Eagles; ONE MORE BOTTLE OF WINE – Alan Hull; WHISKEY IN THE JAR – Thin Lizzy;…
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HEY HO! LET’S KNOW! – WHY IS EVERY OTHER TEENAGER I SEE WEARING A RAMONES TEE-SHIRT?

My Mum often uses the phrase ‘there’s nothing new under the sun.’ Living as I do on the Costa Blanca it is an expression that regularly enters my head these days – particularly when I see teenagers of all nationalities wearing Ramones tee-shirts….
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TWENTY ALBUMS EVERYONE SHOULD OWN – In the form of Ten Great Double Albums

This list is respectfully dedicated to my friend Mike Robinson who sadly passed away last year. I discussed most of these albums, particularly Quadrophenia, with Mike – who I will always think of by the Sea and the Sand.    QUADROPHENIA…
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YOU NAME BOPPER – 20 Songs In Which The Artist Name Checks Another

Note: With mention of Solomon Burke, James Brown, Gene Chandler, Doctor John, Vince Taylor, Chet Baker, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Muddy Waters and all his literacy references SAMTIMONIOUS.com acknowledges Van Morrison may have already cornered this market. ‘Maybe The Beach Boys…
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MINUTE BY MINUTE – 20 Songs over Seven Minutes That Don’t Outstay Their Welcome

Twenty songs that (just) meet the SAMTIMONIOUS.com criteria of not being too self-indulgent   Jungle Land Bruce Springsteen (From the 1975 album ‘Born To Run’) – 9:33 Life’s Been Good Joe Walsh (From the 1978 album ‘But Seriously Folks’) – 8:57 Won’t Get Fooled Again The Who (From…
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BEEN TO SEE THEM/SHAME YOU WON’T – SAMTIMONIOUS.com selects its 10 favourite live acts and laments 10 it never saw.

SAMTIMONIOUS.com THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE THINGS…………………. THE WHO The Greatest Live Band Of All Time – astonishing to think ‘Live At Leeds’ wasn’t even the best night The Who ever had. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Three hour (at least) marathons that…
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RIDING THE WAVES – Ten songs with Sea in the title.

SEA AND SAND – The Who FROM HERE YOU CAN SEE THE SEA – David Gray THE SEA REFUSES NO RIVER – Pete Townshend BEYOND THE SEA – Bobby Darin/Rod Stewart SEA CRUISE – Elvis Presley/John Fogerty SEA OF HEARTBREAK…
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TEN GREAT ARTISTS – Ten Terrible Albums

FOR THOSE NOT WANTING TO KNOW THE RESULT OF WHEN GENIUS GOES MISSING  – LOOK AWAY NOW.   THE WHO – It’s Hard (1982): The Worlds Greatest Rock Band become the over the hill gang. BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET…
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