The Who: I Was There

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By Richard Houghton

RRP: £12.99

binding: paperback
isbn: 978 1 9113 4617 3
page size: 198 x 129mm
extent: 448 pages
illustration: illustrated throughout with memorabilia and orginal photos

Published on:  July 1, 2017


The second in a series by author Richard Houghton, I Was There provides a fan's-eye account of the English rock band The Who. Includes over 400 fans' accounts of their memories of seeing one of the greatest live acts ever, fascinating anecdotes, stories, photographs and memorabilia that have never been published before.

From their early years as The High Numbers, playing venues in and around London, to the full blown tours with the classic Who line-up of Daltrey, Townshend, Entwistle and Moon promoting their landmark albums such as Tommy, Quadrophenia, Live At Leeds, Who’s Next and beyond.

About the author

Based in the North West of England, Richard’s 2016 book The Beatles – I Was There went Top 20 in the Amazon Music charts. Richard has also written books on The Rolling Stones and the Wedding Present. He is also a supporter (in this order) of Northampton Town and Manchester City


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