It’s Record Store Day! Get yourself some Who!

It’s Record Store Day and The Who are participating with the reissue of 1976’s The Story Of The Who, sometimes regarded as the most complete Who ‘best of’ album. The gatefold sleeve includes a replica of the original 8-page booklet with the two LPs pressed on coloured pink and green vinyl.

Mastered by long-time Who engineer Jon Astley and cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios. Released today, April 20th for #RSD24. Exclusively available at participating record stores:

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Side One
Magic Bus
Boris the Spider
Run, Run, Run
I’m A Boy
Heat Wave
My Generation (Edit from Live At Leeds)

Side Two
Pictures of Lily
Happy Jack
The Seeker
I Can See For Miles
Squeeze Box

Side Three
Amazing Journey
The Acid Queen
Do You Think It’s Alright?
Fiddle About
Pinball Wizard
I’m Free
Tommy’s Holiday Camp
We’re Not Gonna Take It

Side Four
Summertime Blues (Edit from Live At Leeds)
Baba O’Riley
Behind Blue Eyes
Slip Kid
Won’t Get Fooled Again

The original The Story of The Who was a two-disc vinyl compilation released in the UK by Polydor (Select Double 2683 069) on September 24, 1976. It reached number 2 in the UK album chart.

The album was heavily promoted in the UK via TV advertising using this great commercial created by advertising agency McCann-Erickson featuring the exploding pinball machine as seen on the album cover and the distinct voice-over by the inimitable DJ, John Peel.


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