The Who GRC History of Rock

Formed in 1964

Formerly known as "The Detours"

Influenced by Pop Art and The Mod Movement

What do you know about Pop Art?

Andy Warhol
First exhibited in 1962, two year's before The WHO

Campbell's Soup Cans, reinterpreted

Marilyn Monroe

Known for destroying guitars while on stage in performance and engaging in "auto-destructive art"

First single was "I Can't Explain", which reached the top 10 in Britain.

First US Top 10 Hit

Tommy is a rock opera telling the story of a blind, deaf, and dumb young boy. Recorded 1968-1969.

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