17 Nov 1973, The Who’s double album Quadrophenia entered the UK album chart peaking at No.2. One of two two full-scale rock operas from The Who (the other being the 1969 ‘Tommy’). The 1979 film based on the story stars Phil Daniels, Toyah Willcox, Ray Winstone, Michael Elphick and Sting. https://youtu.be/OR5v4yyPV6Y 5:15 – Quadrophenia – […]

2019 marks 40 years since the release of Quadrophenia – Britain’s greatest youth movie. Simon Wells’s ‘The Making of Quadrophenia’, containes behind-the-scenes photographs and interviews from principal cast members, director Franc Roddam, producer Bill Curbishley, scriptwriter Martin Stellman and many others. The deluxe box-set edition is limited to 500 copies. https://thisdayinmusicbooks.com/…/the-making-of-quadrophen…/ This Day in Music […]

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