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My Generation (album)

Index My Generation (album)

My Generation is the debut album by the English rock band The Who, released on 3 December 1965 by Brunswick Records in the United Kingdom. [1]

89 relations: A cappella, A Legal Matter, Album, All Media Network, AllMusic, Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere, Bald Headed Woman, BBC, Big Ben, Bo Diddley, British Invasion, Brunswick Records, Central London, Circles (The Who song), Da Capo Press, Decca Records, Esquire (magazine), Freakbeat, French horn, Garage rock, Garnet Mimms, HDtracks, Heat Wave (Martha and the Vandellas song), Heavy metal music, Holland–Dozier–Holland, I Can't Explain, I Don't Mind (James Brown song), IBC Studios, ITunes, Ivy Jo Hunter, James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, La-La-La-Lies, Leaving Here, Library of Congress, Louie, Go Home, Mark Kemp, Mod (subculture), Mod revival, Mojo (magazine), MusicHound, My Generation, National Recording Registry, Nicky Hopkins, NME, Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts from the British Empire and Beyond, 1964–1969, Otis Blackwell, ..., Overdubbing, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Pete Townshend, Please, Please, Please, Pop music, PopMatters, Power pop, Punk rock, Q (magazine), Reaction Records, Ready Steady Who, Rhythm and blues, Richie Unterberger, Robert Christgau, Rock music, Rock music of the United Kingdom, Roger Daltrey, Rolling Stone, Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Shel Talmy, Shout and Shimmy, Simon & Schuster, Sweden, Tambourine, The Beatles, The Fleur de Lys, The Ivy League (band), The Kids Are Alright (song), The Ox (instrumental), The Rolling Stone Album Guide, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Thirty Years of Maximum R&B, UK Singles Chart, Union Jack, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Records, William "Mickey" Stevenson. Expand index (39 more) »

A cappella

A cappella (Italian for "in the manner of the chapel") music is specifically group or solo singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way.

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A Legal Matter

"A Legal Matter" is a song written by Pete Townshend and recorded by the British rock band The Who for their debut album My Generation.

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Album

An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.

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All Media Network

All Media Network (formerly All Media Guide (AMG) and AllRovi) is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic, AllMovie, AllGame (until its closure in 2014), SideReel and Celebified.

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AllMusic

AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere

"Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere" was a single released by The Who in 1965.

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Bald Headed Woman

"Bald Headed Woman" is a traditional blues song covered and released by The Kinks on their eponymous debut album in 1964 and The Who in 1965 as the B-side of "I Can't Explain".

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Big Ben

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower.

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Bo Diddley

Ellas McDaniel (born Ellas Otha Bates, December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008), known as Bo Diddley, was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer who played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll.

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British Invasion

The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon of the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom and other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States and significant to rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Brunswick Records

Brunswick Records is an American record label founded in 1916.

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Central London

Central London is the innermost part of London, in the United Kingdom, spanning several boroughs.

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Circles (The Who song)

"Circles" (also released as "Circles (Instant Party)", "Instant Party (Circles)" and "Instant Party") is a song by The Who.

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Da Capo Press

Da Capo Press is an American publishing company with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Decca Records

Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.

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Esquire (magazine)

Esquire is an American men's magazine, published by the Hearst Corporation in the United States.

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Freakbeat

Freakbeat is a subgenre of rock and roll music developed mainly by harder-driving British groups, often those with a mod following during the Swinging London period of the mid to late 1960s.

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French horn

The French horn (since the 1930s known simply as the "horn" in some professional music circles) is a brass instrument made of tubing wrapped into a coil with a flared bell.

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Garage rock

Garage rock (sometimes called 60s punk or garage punk) is a raw and energetic style of rock and roll that flourished in the mid-1960s, most notably in the United States and Canada, and has experienced various revivals in the last several decades.

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Garnet Mimms

Garnet Mimms (born Garrett Mimms, November 16, 1933) is an American singer, influential in soul music and rhythm and blues.

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HDtracks

HDtracks is a high-resolution digital music store offering DRM-free music in multiple formats as well as cover art (and liner notes via PDF file downloads for a majority of catalog offerings) with Audio CD-quality and high definition audio master recording quality download selections.

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Heat Wave (Martha and the Vandellas song)

"Heat Wave" is a 1963 song written by the Holland–Dozier–Holland songwriting team.

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Heavy metal music

Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.

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Holland–Dozier–Holland

Holland–Dozier–Holland was a songwriting and production team made up of Lamont Dozier and brothers Brian and Eddie Holland.

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I Can't Explain

"I Can't Explain" is a song by the English rock band The Who, written by Pete Townshend, and produced by Shel Talmy.

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I Don't Mind (James Brown song)

"I Don't Mind" is a rhythm and blues song written by James Brown and performed by Brown and the Famous Flames.

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IBC Studios

The IBC Recording Studios (IBC: International Broadcasting Company) were recording studios located at 35 Portland Place, London, England.

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ITunes

iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.

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Ivy Jo Hunter

George Ivy Hunter (born August 28, 1940), known as Ivy Jo Hunter and sometimes credited as Ivy Hunter, is a former R&B songwriter, record producer and singer, most associated with his work for Motown in the 1960s.

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James Brown

James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.

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Jimi Hendrix

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Jimmy Page

James Patrick Page (born 9 January 1944) is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

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John Entwistle

John Alec Entwistle (9 October 1944 – 27 June 2002) was an English bass guitarist, singer, songwriter, and film and music producer.

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Keith Moon

Keith John Moon (23 August 1946 – 7 September 1978) was an English drummer for the rock band the Who.

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La-La-La-Lies

"La-La-La-Lies" is the fourth track on The Who's debut album My Generation.

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Leaving Here

"Leaving Here" is a song written in 1963 by Motown songwriters Holland–Dozier–Holland.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

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Louie, Go Home

"Louie, Go Home" is a song written by Paul Revere and Mark Lindsay as a sequel to "Louie Louie" by Richard Berry.

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Mark Kemp

Mark Kemp (born April 10, 1960) is an American music journalist and author.

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Mod (subculture)

Mod is a subculture that began in London in 1958 and spread throughout Great Britain and elsewhere, eventually influencing fashions and trends in other countries, and continues today on a smaller scale.

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Mod revival

The mod revival was a music genre and subculture that started in England in 1978 and later spread to other countries (to a lesser degree).

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Mojo (magazine)

Mojo is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.

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MusicHound

MusicHound (sometimes stylized as musicHound) was a compiler of genre-specific music guides published in the United States by Visible Ink Press between 1996 and 2002.

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My Generation

"My Generation" is a song by the English rock band The Who, which became a hit and one of their most recognisable songs.

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National Recording Registry

The National Recording Registry is a list of sound recordings that "are culturally, historically, or aesthetically important, and/or inform or reflect life in the United States." The registry was established by the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000, which created the National Recording Preservation Board, whose members are appointed by the Librarian of Congress.

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Nicky Hopkins

Nicholas Christian Hopkins (24 February 1944 – 6 September 1994) was an English pianist and organist.

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NME

New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.

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Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts from the British Empire and Beyond, 1964–1969

Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts from the British Empire and Beyond, 1964–1969 is a 2001 four-disc box set from Rhino Records.

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Otis Blackwell

Otis Blackwell (February 16, 1931 – May 6, 2002) was an African-American songwriter, singer, and pianist, whose work significantly influenced rock and roll.

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Overdubbing

Overdubbing (the process of making an overdub, or overdubs) is a technique used in audio recording, whereby a musical passage is recorded twice.

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Paul Revere & the Raiders

Paul Revere & the Raiders is an American rock band that saw considerable U.S. mainstream success in the second half of the 1960s and early 1970s.

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Pete Townshend

Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and principal songwriter for the rock band the Who.

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Please, Please, Please

"Please, Please, Please" is a rhythm and blues song performed by James Brown and the Famous Flames.

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Pop music

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.

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PopMatters

PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.

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Power pop

Power pop is a rock music subgenre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American rock music.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Q (magazine)

Q is a popular music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom.

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Reaction Records

Reaction Records was an independent British record label, run by music executive Robert Stigwood in 1966 and 1967.

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Ready Steady Who

Ready Steady Who is a 7" EP by The Who, released only in the UK on 11 November 1966.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Richie Unterberger

Richie Unterberger (born 1962) is an American author and journalist whose focus is popular music and travel writing.

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Robert Christgau

Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist and music journalist.

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Rock music

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.

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Rock music of the United Kingdom

British rock describes a wide variety of forms of music made in the United Kingdom.

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Roger Daltrey

Roger Harry Daltrey (born 1 March 1944) is an English singer, musician, and actor.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time

"The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" is a 2003 special issue of American biweekly magazine Rolling Stone, and a related book published in 2005.

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Shel Talmy

Sheldon "Shel" Talmy (born August 11, 1937) is an American record producer, songwriter and arranger, best known for his work in London, England, with the Who and the Kinks in the 1960s, with a role in many other English bands including Cat Stevens and Pentangle.

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Shout and Shimmy

"Shout and Shimmy" is an R&B song written by James Brown, and recorded by him and The Famous Flames.

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Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Tambourine

The tambourine is a musical instrument in the percussion family consisting of a frame, often of wood or plastic, with pairs of small metal jingles, called "zils".

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Fleur de Lys

The Fleur de Lys (initially Les Fleur de Lys) were a British band originally formed in late 1964, in Southampton, Hampshire, England.

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The Ivy League (band)

The Ivy League were an English vocal trio, created in 1964, who enjoyed two Top 10 hit singles in the UK Singles Chart in 1965.

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The Kids Are Alright (song)

"The Kids Are Alright" is a song written by Pete Townshend of The Who.

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The Ox (instrumental)

"The Ox" is an instrumental piece by the Who.

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The Rolling Stone Album Guide

The Rolling Stone Album Guide, previously known as The Rolling Stone Record Guide, is a book that contains professional music reviews written and edited by staff members from Rolling Stone magazine.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.

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The Who

The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.

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Thirty Years of Maximum R&B

Thirty Years of Maximum R&B is a box set by British rock band, The Who released by Polydor Records internationally and by MCA Records in the U.S.; since 2003, it has been issued in America by Geffen Records.

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.

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Union Jack

The Union Jack, or Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Virgin Records

Virgin Records Ltd. was a British record label founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell, and musician Tom Newman in 1972.

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William "Mickey" Stevenson

William "Mickey" Stevenson was born on January 4, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan.

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It's Not True, Much Too Much (The Who song), Out in the Street (The Who song), The Good's Gone, The Who Sings My Generation.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Generation_(album)

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