7 thoughts on “ Overture - The Who - Tommy

  1. Oliver Reed) Lyrics. About “Tommy”. Tommy is The Who’s fourth studio album. It is a rock opera telling the story of a Psychosomatic deaf, dumb and blind boy and his experiences in life. The album served as a melting pot for guitarist Pete Townhend’s ideas about sex, family, spirituality and hero worship.
  2. Overture Center for the Arts is a stunning architectural landmark in the heart of Madison’s thriving cultural arts district. In addition to housing ten resident organizations and presenting more than performances, art exhibitions, and educational and community events each year, Overture offers a variety of venues for performances, corporate meetings, conventions, trade shows, weddings.
  3. Overture is the opening track on The Who’s rock opera Tommy. The track is heavily instrumental, featuring only a single stanza at the very end of the track.
  4. The movie version starred Daltrey as Tommy, and featured the other members of the Who, plus a supporting cast that included Ann-Margret as Tommy's mother, Oliver Reed as "the Lover", with appearances by Elton John, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton, Arthur Brown, and Jack Nicholson.
  5. Tommy (soundtrack) The soundtrack LP also employed many leading sessions musicians including Caleb Quaye, Phil Chen and Nicky Hopkins (who also receives a "Special Thanks" in the album credits for help with the arrangements) as well as members of The Faces ' Ronnie Wood and future Keith Moon replacement Kenney Jones.
  6. Unfortunately, Tommy is one of the thin examples. An instrumental B-Side ("Dogs Part II") appears here, but most of the second disc (only about 50 minutes in length) consists of demos and alternate versions of Tommy tracks which don't need to be heard more than a couple of times/5().

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