Greatest Hits (The Who album)

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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. This release featured a second disk 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.