October 22, 2020

2015-04-16 – The Tampa Tribune

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ly weaker but still ("ff?CIiVG
vocals, and 'I‘ownshend's
windmill guitar licks.

"I (explotivo) love Flor-
ida," ’I'ovmshend ex-
clainwd before breaking
into a spin’ted "The Kids
Are All Right" that kept
the crowd on its feet.

The hand helped es-
tablish a nostalgic feel.
Daltrey and l‘nwnshend
Shared some fun inter-
action on stage as if they
were truly pnjow‘ng the
moment and ongagvd
their fans throughout.

The hand teased the
nostalgia theme before
the Show with pictures on
a large screen featuring
old candid photos, con-
cert posters and album
covers. and tidbits 0n the
band's history.

The Who brought their

catalog of hits, from “My
Generation, “Magic Bus"
(a showcase for sonw
killer Daltroy harmonica
work) and a soulful "Bo-
hind Bluo Eyes."

Each song that fot-
lowed helped raise the
energy level and t'emont
the show as a fitting trib—
ute to one of rock's most

influential acts.


Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, 2015 inductees into the
Rock Hall of Fame, opened for The Who on Wednesday.

Joan Iott and the Black
hearts, 2015 inductees intu
the Rock Hall of Fame, set
the tone for the night by
opening with a raucous
40-mimtte svt featuring
some of their host-knmm
19803 hits, including “Bad
Reputation." “I [.0th Rock
‘n' Roll," “(Zritnsnn and
Clover" and "[ Hatt' .1ysvlf
For Ltm'ng You."