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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

The Who Are Gonna Get Rock Honored

posted by on March 25 at 16:26 PM

Says AP:

NEW YORK - VH1 holds The Who in such high regard that the rock group is the only act being honored at its upcoming Rock Honors.

Now in its third year, the Rock Honors typically celebrate a handful of momentous rock groups and artists: previous honorees have included ZZ Top, Genesis, Kiss and Queen.

But this year, only the Who will be celebrated during the two-hour broadcast, to be taped July 12 in Los Angeles and aired on the network July 17. The group, which now consists surviving members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, is due to perform along with other acts who will pay tribute to the legendary band.

Rock Honors, by the way, is responsible for this:

That dude from Nickelback bugs me.

Traditionally, bands come in and play songs by the artist being honored. Who do you think should cover what song? I wouldn’t mind seeing Arcade Fire take a stab at “Baba O’Riley.”

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Could someone please tell that guy I want my "goatee and sunglasses look" back please.

Posted by the early to mid 90's | March 26, 2008 8:27 AM

I can see it now Eddie Vedder, wine bottle in hand, hunched over podium, mumbling into microphone. PJ will then play Baba O'reilly, Obvs

Posted by robotbutler | March 26, 2008 11:11 AM

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