Greatest Hits (The Who album)

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This article is about the 2009 compilation. For the 1983 compilation, see Who's Greatest Hits.
Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by The Who
Released 22 December 2009 (US)
16 January 2010 (UK) Greatest Hits & More
Recorded 1964–2006
Genre Rock
Label Geffen
The Who chronology
Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who
(2008)
Greatest Hits
(2009)
Greatest Hits Live
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
AltSounds 81% [2]

Greatest Hits is a compilation album by British rock band The Who that was released on 21 December 2009.[3] The album was also re-released as Greatest Hits & More several weeks after the initial release, which featured a second disc of live songs culled from Greatest Hits Live.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Pete Townshend except where noted.

Disc one[edit]

  1. "I Can't Explain" – 2:05
  2. "My Generation" – 3:17
  3. "The Kids Are Alright" – 3:07
  4. "Substitute" – 3:48
  5. "Happy Jack" – 2:11
  6. "Pictures Of Lily" – 2:44
  7. "I Can See for Miles" – 4:08
  8. "Magic Bus" – 3:16
  9. "Pinball Wizard" – 3:02
  10. "Behind Blue Eyes" – 3:43
  11. "Baba O'Riley" – 5:01
  12. "Won't Get Fooled Again" – 8:33
  13. "Love, Reign O'er Me" – 5:54
  14. "Squeeze Box" – 2:42
  15. "Who Are You" – 3:27
  16. "You Better You Bet" – 5:38
  17. "Eminence Front" – 5:42
  18. "Real Good Looking Boy" (Townshend, Luigi Creatore, Hugo Peretti & George David Weiss) – 5:43
  19. "It's Not Enough" (Townshend & Rachel Fuller) – 4:04

Disc two[5][edit]

  1. "I Can't Explain" (San Francisco Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, 1971) – 2:32
  2. "Substitute" (San Francisco Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, 1971) – 2:10
  3. "Happy Jack" (City Hall, Hull, 1970) – 2:12
  4. "I'm a Boy" (City Hall, Hull, 1970) – 2:42
  5. "Behind Blue Eyes" (San Francisco Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, 1971) – 3:39
  6. "Pinball Wizard" (Vetch Field, Swansea, 1976) – 2:48
  7. "I'm Free" (Vetch Field, Swansea, 1976) – 1:44
  8. "Squeeze Box" (Vetch Field, Swansea, 1976) – 2:51
  9. "Naked Eye / Let's See Action / My Generation (Medley)" (Charlton Athletic Football Club, South London, 1974) – 14:19
  10. "5:15" (The Capital Centre, Largo, 1973) – 5:53
  11. "Won't Get Fooled Again" (The Capital Centre, Largo, 1973) – 8:38
  12. "Magic Bus" (Leeds University, England, 1970) – 7:33
  13. "My Generation" (Aeolian Hall, London, 1965) – 3:25
  14. "I Can See for Miles" (Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, 1989) – 3:45
  15. "Who Are You" (Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, 1989) – 6:22
  16. "A Man In A Purple Dress" (Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, 2007) – 4:28

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ link
  3. ^ 'The Who Greatest Hits' Out On 21 December In U.S. And Canada, The Who Official Band Website, 2 December 2009
  4. ^ "THE WHO GREATEST HITS & MORE RELEASED". Thewho.com. 7 February 2010. Retrieved 8 August 2011. 
  5. ^ Only released as part of Greatest Hits & More, not the standard issue of the album.