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Roger Daltrey Performs The Who’s “Tommy” at Verizon


 Sixty-seven year old rock legend Roger Daltrey performs The Who’s “Tommy” in its entirety Thursday night in Alpharetta at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Singer-songwriter-actor Roger Harry Daltrey was born in London on March 1, 1944. Best known as the founder and lead singer of The Who, Daltrey has maintained a musical career as a solo artist and has also worked in the film industry, acting in a large number of films, theatre and television roles and also producing films. In 1990, Daltrey was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland as a member of The Who. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame also included three songs that Daltrey recorded with The Who on the list of 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll, including: “My Generation”, “Go to the Mirror Boy”, and “Baba O’Riley”. In 2005 Daltrey received a British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors Gold Badge Award for special and lasting contributions to the British entertainment industry.

AJC photographer Robb Cohen covered the event with his camera. Check out the 17-photo online gallery. What did you think of  the concert?  How many times have you seen the Who? What is your favorite Who song? 


(Photo Credit: Robb D. Cohen/  For other concert photography linked to Access Atlanta, please visit  Atlanta ConcertPhotography Galleries.)

2 comments Add your comment

not the oldest one there

September 16th, 2011
6:31 pm

That concert was amazing! I felt like I was part of something special – an event that won’t happen again. A concert is a concert, but that was an experience!

A fan from long ago

September 16th, 2011
10:26 pm

I saw The Who a couple of times as a teenager. This show was amazing. I admire Roger for putting a band together that played Tommy and the other Who songs as I remembered hearing them instead of re-interpreting them. I loved every minute of the show.