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Old 23rd May 2019, 07:05 PM
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Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Childhood home of Billy Idol and Max Splodge - Orpington

May 23rd, 1969 - 'Tommy' is released

The Who's 'Tommy': 50 Years Ago, Pete Townshend Turned Childhood Trauma Into a Classic | Billboard

My second favourite Who album

Why The Who’s ‘Tommy’ Remains A Masterpiece | Udiscover

But not everyone liked it: 'Branded “sick” by DJ Tony Blackburn and banned by the BBC at the time, it told the story of a deaf, dumb and blind boy who is molested by a paedophile uncle – an experience which he does not actually dislike – and goes on to found a messianic movement.'

The dark side of Tommy | Express

People try to put us down
Just because we get around

Golly, Gee! it's wrong to be so guilty
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