The Who 30 Years of Maximum R&B (4-CD)

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Format: CD  (4 Discs)
Item:  MCA 11020

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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Released: July 5, 1994
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: MCA

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - 9/8/94, p.76
5 Stars - Classic - "...Townsend's songwriting shines throughout....[he] elevates the the rite of rock & roll passage into a spiritual quest for freedom, self-knowledge and eventually salvation....rock was never more live--or better..."
Rolling Stone - 9/8/94, p.76
5 Stars - Classic - "...Townsend's songwriting shines throughout....[he] elevates the the rite of rock & roll passage into a spiritual quest for freedom, self-knowledge and eventually salvation....rock was never more live--or better..."
Entertainment Weekly - 7/8/94, p.53
"...the strong arm with which Townshend once sweetly mixed mod sentiments with Beach Boy harmonies...still deliver a jolt of maximum pleasure..." - Rating: A-
Entertainment Weekly - 7/8/94, p.53
"...the strong arm with which Townshend once sweetly mixed mod sentiments with Beach Boy harmonies...still deliver a jolt of maximum pleasure..." - Rating: A-
Q - 8/94, p.121
5 Stars - Indispensable - "...In the final analysis, the music does its own fighting....No swanning about. No flouncing. 30 YEARS OF MAXIMUM R&B is the best box set ever..."
Q - 8/94, p.121
5 Stars - Indispensable - "...In the final analysis, the music does its own fighting....No swanning about. No flouncing. 30 YEARS OF MAXIMUM R&B is the best box set ever..."
NME (Magazine) - 12/24/94, p.23
Ranked #4 in NME's list of the 10 best compilation albums of 1994.
NME (Magazine) - 7/2/94, p.44
6 - Good - "...This then should stand as The Who's flawed memorial: enthralling, madly ambitious, hampered by limping last chapters..."
NME (Magazine) - 12/24/94, p.23
Ranked #4 in NME's list of the 10 best compilation albums of 1994.
NME (Magazine) - 7/2/94, p.44
6 - Good - "...This then should stand as The Who's flawed memorial: enthralling, madly ambitious, hampered by limping last chapters..."

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Pete Dialogue
  • 2.I'm The Face
  • 3.Here 't Is
  • 4.Zoot Suit
  • 5.Leaving Here
  • 6.I Can't Explain
  • 7.Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
  • 8.Daddy Rolling Stone
  • 9.My Generation
  • 10.The Kids Are Alright
  • 11.The Ox
  • 12.A Legal Matter
  • 13.Pete Dialogue
  • 14.Substitute
  • 15.I'm A Boy
  • 16.Disguises
  • 17.Happy Jack Jingle
  • 18.Happy Jack
  • 19.Boris The Spider
  • 20.So Sad About Us
  • 21.A Quick One, While He's Away
  • 22.Pictures Of Lily
  • 23.Early Morning Cold Taxi
  • 24.Coke 2
  • 25.(This Could Be) The Last Time
  • 26.I Can't Reach You
  • 27.Girl's Eyes
  • 28.Bag O'Nails
  • 29.Call Me Lightning

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Rotosound Strings
  • 2.I Can See For Miles
  • 3.Mary Anne With The Shaky Hand
  • 4.Armenia City In The Sky
  • 5.Tattoo
  • 6.Our Love Was
  • 7.Rael 1
  • 8.Rael 2
  • 9.Track Records / Premier Drums
  • 10.Sunrise
  • 11.Russell Harty Dialogue
  • 12.Jaguar
  • 13.Melancholia
  • 14.Fortune Teller
  • 15.Magic Bus
  • 16.Little Billy
  • 17.Dogs
  • 18.Overture
  • 19.The Acid Queen
  • 20.Abbie Hoffman Incident
  • 21.Sparks
  • 22.Pinball Wizard
  • 23.I'm Free
  • 24.See Me, Feel Me
  • 25.Heaven And Hell
  • 26.Pete Dialogue
  • 27.Young Man Blues
  • 28.Summertime Blues

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Shakin' All Over
  • 2.Baba O'Riley
  • 3.Bargain
  • 4.Pure And Easy
  • 5.The Song Is Over
  • 6.Studio Dialogue
  • 7.Behind Blue Eyes
  • 8.Won't Get Fooled Again
  • 9.The Seeker
  • 10.Bony Moronie
  • 11.Let's See Action
  • 12.Join Together
  • 13.Relay
  • 14.The Real Me
  • 15.5:15
  • 16.Bell Boy
  • 17.Love Reign O'er Me

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Long Live Rock
  • 2.Life With The Moons
  • 3.Naked Eye
  • 4.University Challenge
  • 5.Slip Kid
  • 6.Poetry Cornered
  • 7.Dreaming From The Waist
  • 8.Blue Red And Grey
  • 9.Life With The Moons 2
  • 10.Squeeze Box
  • 11.My Wife
  • 12.Who Are You
  • 13.Music Must Change
  • 14.Sister Disco
  • 15.Guitar And Pen
  • 16.You Better You Bet
  • 17.Eminence Front
  • 18.Twist And Shout
  • 19.I'm A Man
  • 20.Pete Dialogue
  • 21.Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)

Product Description:

The Who: Pete Townshend (vocals, guitar); Roger Daltrey (vocals); John Entwistle (bass); Keith Moon, Kenney Jones (drums).
Recorded between 1964 & 1991. Includes 64-page booklet.
THE GIFT SET includes the 30 YEARS OF MAXIMUM R&B box set, the 30 YEARS OF MAXIMUM R&B LIVE video, and a tee-shirt.
The compilers of MAXIMUM R&B deserve credit for squeezing the collected works of the Who onto these four CDs. The Who's transition from singles band to something more ambitious is well chronicled on disc one. It contains early singles like "Zoot Suit" and "I'm the Face," classics like "My Generation" and "I Can't Explain," near-classics like "I'm a Boy" and early rarities like their take on the Stones' "The Last Time." The second disc charts the band's transition toward conceptual rock and opera, beginning with a selection from THE WHO SELL OUT and moving into their seminal rock opera "TOMMY." The band is also captured at their blistering best in cuts from legendary LIVE AT LEEDS.
Disc three covers the early '70s, when the band was at a creative peak, turning out state-of-the-art rock with QUADROPHENIA and WHO'S NEXT. Songs like "Baba O'Riley" and "Won't Get Fooled Again" still explode like Thor's hammer. The final disc has a little of everything, rare live versions, radio-only oddities, and the best of their late-'70s and early-'80s output. The later works demonstrate that the Who continued make great music even in the twilight of their career.

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