The Who have become the first artist to be recognised on London’s new Music Walk Of Fame.
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were on hand to receive the accolade from Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie in the city’s Camden area.
The Walk Of Fame has been designed as a new cultural attraction in London and uses Augmented Reality technology which allows visitors to scan the founding stone where they’ll be “taken on a journey through the culture and history of music, using stones and landmarks as trigger points to learn more.”
The Who say: “We are honoured to be the first band with a stone on the Music Walk Of Fame. Camden has always been vital to London’s thriving music scene and is, as we all know, a world-renowned hub for the arts.
“As Londoners, it’s very surreal to be immortalised in stone on Camden High Street, and it’s quite something to know that people can pop by and see us anytime, albeit virtually!”
Music Walk Of Fame founder Lee Bennett adds: “What a great day for music, fans, the world, London, and Camden. To cap it off by having one of the greatest bands of all time, I’m thrilled to bits.”
Visitors can also get an exclusive preview of The Who’s new track I Don’t Wanna Get Wise by scanning the stone using the Music Walk of Fame app.
The single will go on general release this coming Friday (November 22). It’s been taken from the band’s upcoming album Who, which will launch on December 6.
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- The Who - My Generation - 1st - EX - UK - 7" vinyl - £45.00, $54.90, €53.10 (New Item) (arrived 11-May-2022 11:46)on May 16, 2022 at 1:24 pm
THE WHO My Generation (Classic 1965 UK 7" vinyl single with intact four prong centre, also including Shout & Shimmy, Brunswick company die-cut paper sleeve. The vinyl remains in excellent condition with just a few light surface scuffs to showfor nearly fifty five years)
- The Who - Tommy: The Movie - EX - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £15.00, $18.30, €17.70 (New Item) (arrived 02-May-2022 15:34)on May 16, 2022 at 1:24 pm
THE WHO Tommy: The Movie (1975 UK 31-track double vinyl LP containing music from the soundtrack to the movie, with guest performances from Elton John, Eric Clapton & Tina Turner, vintage price stickered gatefold picture sleeve with illustrated lyric inners. The sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear with minimal scuffing and the vinyl remains in excellent condition with few signs of play)
- The Who - Who's Next - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.30, €17.70 (New Item) (arrived 26-Apr-2022 12:56)on May 16, 2022 at 1:24 pm
THE WHO Who's Next (1983 UK issue of the classic 1971 9-track LP, including Won't Get Fooled Again, Behind Blue Eyes & Baba O'Riley, glossy picture sleeve. The sleeve has only minor wear & the vinyl looks barely played SPELP49)
- The Who - Odds & Sods - US - vinyl LP - £30.00, $36.60, €35.40 (New Item) (arrived 26-Apr-2022 14:04)on May 16, 2022 at 1:24 pm
THE WHO Odds & Sods (Original 1974 US 11-track STEREO LP, complete with gatefold lyric insert & full colour poster. The unique cutaway picture sleeve has a pasted in full colour picture allowed to show through the cutaways. The sleeve shows some edgewear and has a deletion hole while the vinyl remains excellent with light signs of play. Overall an excellent COMPLETE copy of this hard-to-find album! MCA-2126)
- The Who - My Generation - Girl Cover - 180 Gram - Japanese - vinyl LP - £79.99, $97.59, €94.39 (New Item) (arrived 27-Apr-2022 15:13)on May 16, 2022 at 1:24 pm
THE WHO My Generation (Out of print 2021 Japanese exclusive limited edition 12-track LP pressed on Audiophile quality 180 Gram Heavyweight Vinyl. This all-time Mod classic was released on 3 December 1965 by Brunswick Records in the United Kingdom, but we know inthe United States, it was released on 25 April 1966 by Decca Records as The Who Sings My Generation, with a different cover & a slightly altered track listing. A little known Japanese version was also released in '66, with a slightly altered tracklist & a beautiful unique cover. Housed in a replica high gloss scalloped flipback card picture sleeve featuring the 'girl' cover photo, with a pinched spine, reproduction of the original lyric sheet and obi-strip. The vinyl is housed in a separate die-cut card sleeve with a barcoded information sticker attached. These remains in a brand-new, shop bought condition, still in the un-opened re-sealable bag! UIJY-75206)