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The Who

The Who are an English rock band that formed in 1964. Their classic line-up consisted of lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist and singer Pete Townshend, bass guitarist John Entwistle, and drummer Keith Moon. They are considered one of the most influential rock bands of the 20th century, selling over 100 million records worldwide and holding a reputation for their live shows and studio work.

The Who's major contributions to rock music include the development of the Marshall stack, large PA systems, use of the synthesizer, Entwistle and Moon's lead playing styles, Townshend's feedback and power chord guitar technique, and the development of the rock opera. They are cited as an influence by hard rock, punk rock and mod bands, and their songs still receive regular exposure. The group have been regarded primarily as a rock band, yet have taken influence from several other styles of music during their career.

From the early 1970s, the band's sound included synthesizers, particularly on Who's Next and Quadrophenia. Although groups had used synthesizers before, the Who were one of the first to integrate the sound into a basic rock structure. Throughout their careers, the members of the Who have said their live sound has never been captured as they wished on record. Live gigs and the audience have always been important to the group.

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Who, The (WH001JF)

The Who

This picture of Roger Daltrey became my first cover image for Melody Maker. I was 19 at the time and still a student so I was thrilled.

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Who, The (WH001RS)

The Who

The Who (Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle and Keith Moon)

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Pete Townshend (WH001BW)

Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend, from The Who, in Soho, London in 1970

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Great Prints for £250 or less

Check out our great range of authentic fine art photographic prints available for £250 or less.

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Pink Floyd

The original Pink Floyd line-up on their first ever photo shoot in Ruskin Park, London

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Pink Floyd

Syd Barrett captured on one of Pink Floyd's earliest photoshoots in June 1967

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Led Zeppelin

Robert Plant & Jimmy Page performing in New York City in 1977, their eleventh & final concert tour of North America by the English rock band

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Pink Floyd

Candid image of Roger Waters at Abbey Road Studios whilst Pink Floyd finished off recording their debut album

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The Beatles

Photo shoot of the fab four taken at Sheriff Road, London in 1965

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd are currently getting set for the 'Their Mortal Remains' exhibition at the V&A - Check out our range of images for sale.

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AC/DC

AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. they have dubbed their music simply "rock and roll".

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John Coltrane

John Coltrane is one of the most dominant influences on post-1960 jazz saxophonists and has inspired an entire generation of jazz musicians.

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Blondie

Blondie, an American rock band founded by Debbie Harry & Chris Stein was a pioneer in the American new wave & punk scenes of the 1970s.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist & writer. He has been influential in popular music & culture for more than five decades.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960 and widely regarded as the most influential acts of the rock era.

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Album Covers

Album covers can define a band almost as much as the music itself. Now you can put this great art on your wall as well as your turntable

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Photographers Limited Edtions

These are a selected prints assigned into limited edition runs. Once all the prints have been sold they will no longer be available.

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*Shine On: Pink Floyd in Focus*

Pink Floyd's sublime music of hope and despair, touches all nationalities and is as meaningful today as it was when conceived.

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Storm Thorgerson AV40

Storm Thorgerson AV40 or 'Alternate Versions 40' comprises of a series of images that are alternate versions of original album art.

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David Bowie Remembered

We remember the late, great David Bowie one year after his untimely passing. This collection captures his innovative, uncompromising genius

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Don Hunstein: In Focus

Celebrating the work of the late Don Hunstein who documented many of the 20th Century’s most important musicians.

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