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Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (2007)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Music | 25 October 2008 (Japan)
A documentary on The Who, featuring interviews with the band's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.

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Mark Monroe
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Daltrey ... Himself
Pete Townshend ... Himself
John Entwistle ... Himself (archive footage)
Keith Moon ... Himself (archive footage)
Richard Barnes Richard Barnes ... Himself
Jeffrey Baxter Jeffrey Baxter ... Himself
John Bundrick John Bundrick ... Himself
Peter 'Dougal' Butler Peter 'Dougal' Butler ... Himself (as Dougal Butler)
Bill Curbishley Bill Curbishley ... Himself
Heather Daltrey Heather Daltrey ... Herself
The Edge ... Himself
Christopher Entwistle Christopher Entwistle ... Himself
Lesley Fox Lesley Fox ... Herself
Noel Gallagher ... Himself - Oasis
Alan Garrison Alan Garrison ... Himself
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A documentary on The Who, featuring interviews with the band's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.

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Documentary | Music

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UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2008 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

My Generation: Who's Still Who See more »

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Dolby (Dolby 5.1)

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Rob Ladd: Typically, if the drummer were to add a second bass drum part, he would continue to lead on the downbeats with his right foot, and then any sort of extra notes would come out of the left. But that's not the way that Keith did it. When he would come to a section that required double bass playing, he would switch to a left-foot lead, which is the most insane thing I think I've ever heard of.
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Features Tommy (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Noise From Winnetka
Written by Ray Bauduc, Bob Haggart, Bob Crosby and Gil Rodin
Performed by Kenny Ball
Licensed Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group
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amazing is right!
5 November 2007 | by cordonrSee all my reviews

I'm a huge fan of the who for only being 15. i stayed up until 3 o clock in the morning yesterday just to watch this film because i wanted to see it so bad. by the end of the film i was very pleased and i loved it! it was definitely worth staying up for and was not, i repeat, was not a movie just for the die hard fans as some would say. you don't have to like the who, know anything about music, or even have been born in that era to know that this movie was an absolute work of art. amazing journey was exciting, happy, and it was sad. but i guess thats the who's journey and it was true. i loved the way their story was told by the surviving members (pete and roger) along with some others. they told their story how it happened to them and how they remembered it. there were good times and there were bad times, but either way, the directors did an excellent job in helping to tell this amazing tale of the who's journey.....hats off.


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