October 28, 2020

2010-02-08 – Florida Today

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Queen Latifah

Who still Wizar


Maybe 30 years ago, The
Who would have been an
explosive act for a Super
Bowl halftime show. Or
anywhere else.

At Sunday’s Super
Bowl, The Who — led by
what’s left of them from
the original groundbreak-
ing foursome a generation
ago — did all that was ex-
pected under these cir-


The set began with “Pin-
ball Wizard,” which
quickly led into a generous
rendition of “Baba O'Ri-
ley.” After “Who Are You,”
there was a brief musical
nod to “See Me, Feel Me,"
then a big finish with
“Won’t Get Fooled Again"
—— all songs released be-
tween 1969 and 1971, ex-
cept for the last, in 1978.

Original drummer Keith

Carrie Underwood

Moon died in 1978 and

bassist John Entwistle
died in 2002, but The Who
lives in the spirit of its two

intrepid front men: guitar— ‘

ist-composer Pete Town-
shend and vocalist Roger

After the performance,
Townshend laughed and
said: “You know, you
could kind of tell from the

Wyclef J can has



Wyclef Jean was in Mi-
ami — but the singer says
he hasn’t forgotten about
the disaster in his home-
land of Haiti.

He says “somewhere in

a people’s head it’s like, ‘But

let’s not forget Haiti.’ ”
Friday night. Jean

5 joined Diddy, Queen Lati-
fah, Mary J . Blige and Bill

Clinton for the BET “SOS

stage the crowd is really 1 Saving Ourselves — Help

here for the game.” I

1 for Haiti” telethon. I