Live the Who

These guys really do a great job of playing Who music, so much so that if you close your eyes, you can hear the energy of the One Note.

The guitar player is the real deal. I was in attendance at this show and he put that Pete edge and attitude on his playing, which is my favorite part of Townshend’s gift. The rawness, the power of the chords, the way the chords and notes become different with the personality behind them playing them means them. Certain riffs, patterns, chords, etc, can only be played a certain way, to sound correct, to sound as good as they can. Like a racecar that only works when it’s being driven as fast as it can go, these songs only gain their power and correct form and majesty when they are played a certain way.

That’s what I heard that night. Had a big smile the whole night.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: