The WHO – ” My Generation / A Quick One ” Half-Speed Masters

Posted: March 22, 2022 in MUSIC

Coming May 6th, the limited edition half-speed master of “My Generation“, Originally released in 1965 “My Generation” was the debut album by The Who. The album peaked at no 5 in the UK charts and launched the band onto worldwide acclaim. The “My Generation” album, produced by Shel Talmy, was released as The Who’s debut long player in December 1965, a month after its immortal title track. The LP reached No.5 in an initial 11-week run in the UK charts, spending an aggregate five weeks in the Top 10. The set returned to the Top 20 in 1980. It’s been cited as an all-time great by Rolling Stone, Mojo, and NME and was chosen as “culturally significant” for the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry, to be preserved and archived for all time.

The album contains songs such as “My Generation”, “The Kids are Alright” and “The Ox”, and has been mastered by long time Who engineer Jon Astley 

Packaged in original sleeve with obi strip and certificate of authenticity. 

Also on May 6th, the limited edition “A Quick One” half-speed master, featuring titles ‘Boris the Spider’ and ‘Don’t Look Away’. The follow up to “My Generation”, “A Quick One” was released in 1966, it contains the experimental music Suite (a nod to Rock Operas that were to follow) “A Quick One While He’s Away“, famous for being performed at the Rolling Stones Rock N Roll Circus. Mastered by long time Who engineer Jon Astley from the original tapes and packaged in original sleeve with obi strip and certificate of authenticity. 

The follow-up set “A Quick One” arrived a year later, this time produced by Kit Lambert was released in late 1966, a week after the single “Happy Jack,” which was not on the original UK release, although it was on the US edition. The album reached No.4 in 17 consecutive weeks on the UK bestsellers. It saw The Who broadening their scope into more experimental compositions, such as the nine-minute title track. It also included such enduring Who songs as “So Sad About Us” and John Entwistle‘s “Boris The Spider.”

Out on May 6th, the limited edition black vinyl versions

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