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Talkin' about My Generation

(15 Posts)
Riverwalk Wed 07-Oct-15 12:27:26

My Generation .... this Who record is 50 years old this month!

Just where did the time go?

rosesarered Wed 07-Oct-15 12:31:46

Hope I die before I get old? grin

gillybob Wed 07-Oct-15 12:34:18

I love it but can't believe it is 50 years old. I was sure it was a song written for "my" generation but I'm only 53 ! I must have listened to it in the womb although can't imagine my mum listening to The Who

gillybob Wed 07-Oct-15 12:35:52

My grandma used to say that roses even when she was in her late 90's. Maybe she was a secret Who fan grin

rosesarered Wed 07-Oct-15 12:37:29

Good for her, gillybob!

rosesarered Wed 07-Oct-15 12:38:18

My grandma used to say she didn't like the company of 'old people' grin

annodomini Wed 07-Oct-15 13:28:08

That's my generation!

ninathenana Wed 07-Oct-15 13:31:59

DH's too. He's always been a Who fan.
I wasn't quiet a teenager 50 yrs agogrin

Joelsnan Wed 07-Oct-15 13:40:31

I saw them in Abu Dhabi last year, wow, what a fabulous show, they certainly had everyone 'talking about their generation'. They sounded and rocked the stage equally as good as they did 50years ago.

crun Wed 07-Oct-15 14:31:12

I saw Pete Townshend confronted with his lyric on telly just recently. I forget the argument he came up with to wriggle out of it now. grin

KatyK Wed 07-Oct-15 17:49:33

50 years? Blimey. It only seems five minutes since my me and my friends were desperately trying to get a boyfriend who had a scooter and wore a Parka. grin Was never keen on The Who though (I was too wrapped up in the Beatles) but can appreciate their music more now.

Ana Wed 07-Oct-15 18:29:00

I heard the song on the radio today, and remembered that there was some fuss made in certain quarters about the fact that Roger Daltrey deliberately stammered while singing the lyrics.

I can't remember what The Who's explanation for it was...

rosesarered Wed 07-Oct-15 18:42:55

He forgot the words?

Ana Wed 07-Oct-15 18:47:27

I don't think so, roses! grin

rosesarered Wed 07-Oct-15 18:54:46