Listening To You – The Who Live at The Isle of Wight Festival
UK: Warner Music 0630-14360-2. Released June 26, 2000.
US: Image Entertainment ID4698ERDVD. Released 3 November 3, 1998
A virtually complete visual record of The Who’s appearance at the third Isle of Wight Festival of Music at East Afton Farm near Freshwater, Isle of Wight at 2.00am on the morning of 30 August 1970 and featuring John in his magnificent skeleton suit. Introduced by compere Jeff Dexter, “Ladies and gentlemen, a nice rock’n’roll band from Shepherds Bush, London . . . The ‘Oo!”
- HEAVEN AND HELL
- I CAN’T EXPLAIN
- YOUNG MAN BLUES
- I DON’T EVEN KNOW MYSELF
- SHAKIN’ ALL OVER / SPOONFUL /TWIST & SHOUT
- SUMMERTIME BLUES
- MY GENERATION
- MAGIC BUS
- IT’S A BOY
- EYESIGHT TO THE BLIND (THE HAWKER)
- THE ACID QUEEN
- PINBALL WIZARD
- DO YOU THINK IT’S ALRIGHT?
- FIDDLE ABOUT
- GO TO THE MIRROR
- MIRACLE CURE
- I’M FREE
- WE’RE NOT GONNA TAKE IT
Followed by footage of Keith backstage larking about to camera with a rubber axe embedded in his head and a live track of
TOMMY, CAN YOU HEAR ME?
Directed by Murray Lerner.
DVD Package Design: Richard Evans.
In 2006, the concert, re-titled as The Who Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970, was reissued on DVD and Blu-ray with bonus tracks SUBSTITUTE and NAKED EYE (the latter previously only available as part of Murray Lerner’s festival documentary, Message To Love, released in 1995) plus a 40-minute interview with Pete Townshend.