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listen  1. Zoot SuitThe High Numbers 2:00$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  2. I Can't Explain (Mono Version)The Who 2:05$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere (Mono Version)The Who 2:41$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  4. My Generation (Mono Version)The Who 3:16$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Substitute (Single Version)The Who 3:48$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. The Kids Are Alright (Mono Version)The Who 3:05$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. I'm A Boy (Mono Version)The Who 2:41$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. Happy Jack (Single Version)The Who 2:13$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Boris The Spider (New Remix)The Who 2:29$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen10. Pictures Of LilyThe Who 2:45$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen11. The Last TimeThe Who 2:55$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen12. I Can See For MilesThe Who 4:09$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen13. Call Me LightningThe Who 2:25$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen14. DogsThe Who 3:07$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen15. Magic Bus (Mono Version)The Who 4:36$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen16. Pinball WizardThe Who 3:03$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen17. I'm FreeThe Who 2:41$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen18. The Seeker (Edit)The Who 3:12$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen19. Summertime Blues (Live At Leeds / 1970)The Who 3:23$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen20. See Me, Feel Me (Single Version)The Who 3:36$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen21. Won't Get Fooled Again (Single Edit)The Who 3:40$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen22. Let's See ActionThe Who 3:59$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen23. BargainThe Who 5:34$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen24. Behind Blue EyesThe Who 3:41$1.29  Buy MP3 


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listen  1. Baba O'RileyThe Who 5:00$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Join TogetherThe Who 4:24$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. RelayThe Who 3:55$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  4. 5: 15The Who 4:53$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Love Reign O'er Me (Remastered)The Who 5:51$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. PostcardThe Who 3:34$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Squeeze BoxThe Who 2:43$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. Slip KidThe Who 4:34$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Who Are You (Single Edit)The Who 5:11$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen10. Trick Of The LightThe Who 4:25$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen11. You Better You BetThe Who 5:37$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen12. Don't Let Go The CoatThe Who 3:44$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen13. AthenaThe Who 3:47$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen14. Eminence FrontThe Who 5:41$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen15. It's HardThe Who 3:45$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen16. Real Good Looking Boy (Radio Edit)The Who 3:53$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen17. It's Not EnoughThe Who 4:03$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen18. Be LuckyThe Who 3:16$1.29  Buy MP3 


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Product Details

  • Audio CD (October 27, 2014)
  • Original Release Date: 2014
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: UMe
  • ASIN: B00LQEUE0K
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #378 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

There is no more significant a milestone in Rock Music than the 50th Anniversary. Alongside The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, THE WHO complete the holy trinity of British Rock bands that have the honor of celebrating that landmark. Through the decades, THE WHO redefined rock music as we know it and their influence continues in all areas of popular culture to this day. WHO HITS 50! is the definitive collection of the band's greatest tracks from their very first recordings as The High Numbers right up to the present day with the brand new track 'BE LUCKY.'

Customer Reviews

Best compilation ever!
MojoRisin
Bottom Line if you love the Who and have all of the albums you will have to have it and it is highly recommended.
NAFCISUM2000
The group's 1970 single "The Seeker" is also included and is a great rocker.
Terrence J. Reardon

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21 of 22 people found the following review helpful By Stephen M. Greene on October 27, 2014
Format: Audio CD
Who Hits Bulls Eye on 50th - 42 tracks - many of the early singles are presented in Mono - Zoot Suit/I Can't Explain/Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere/My Generation/Substitute/The Kids Are Alright/I'm A Boy/Happy Jack/The Last Time/Magic Bus - the remainder Stereo.

Interesting selection for this compilation - I'm not sure why 'The Last Time' was included? I can think of a number of other tracks to include - why not throw in a B side (Dog Part II, Baby Don't You Do It or Water?) - Trick Of The Light makes a compilation appearance - Won't Get Fooled Again is an Edit - Postcard (nice touch).

Nice to see the long version of 'Magic Bus' - previously only available on Meaty Beaty Big & Bouncy Vinyl LP.

Boris the Spider is a new remix - it is noticeable in John's vocals.

1 new track included.

I would have liked a nice inlay booklet with a track by track notation but can't complain too much.
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20 of 22 people found the following review helpful By Terrence J. Reardon on October 29, 2014
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The Who's new 2-CD retrospective entitled The Who Hits 50 is a MUST FOR ALL WHO FANS!
Many fans are complaining/p*ssing and moaning "yet another collection" but this time it's a Who compilation on 2 CDs and covers the band's history and then some on this 2-CD set.
Also this collection (like the 2002 2-CD Ultimate Collection), all of the tracks have their original mixes (and not the Jon Astley 1990s remixes which some griped at) and the tracks were all painstakingly REMASTERED from the original tapes..
The song selection represents the best of guitarist/songwriter Pete Townshend, lead singer Roger Daltrey and the late great bass player John Entwislte and the also sadly missed seemingly 4 armed and 4 legged drummer Keith Moon (five of the tracks feature his successor Kenney Jones and the final three current drummer Zak Starkey).
The group's first single as The High Numbers called "Zoot Suit" is included and is an excellent tune. Then we also have the two single A-sides "I Can't Explain' and "Anyway Anyhow Anywhere" from 1965 are included and are still classics 50 years on.
The Who's debut album My Generation is represented by two tracks which were the classic title cut and the UK hit "The Kids Are Alright" (this time in its full album version).
The band's two 1966 monster hit singles "Substitute" (a UK Top 5) and "I'm A Boy" (one of the first songs to tackle on child abuse) are included proving why The Who were one of England's great singles bands in the 1960s although those 1965/66 initially tanked here Stateside.
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Vince from the cult of Lowe on October 28, 2014
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Long Live Rock is not here but Postcard is? I don't know why those dudes in The Who made this decision but God Bless Them. Otherwise the compilation is outstanding! The sound is first rate. The music is over the top. It's The Who, what did you expect. Be Lucky is amazing. The first time I heard it you had to pry the smile off my face. Sounds like classic Who to me, with its Did You Steal My Money sounding chorus. A new Real Good Looking Boy single edit sounds good too. In my opinion it has more punch except they didn't need to edit out the curse word. Oh well I'm not going to complain about the choices of the most important band in my life. I love The Who now just as much as I did when I first heard them. See you at their Who Hits 50 tour. I got my ticket and can't wait.
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Mark Blevins on October 29, 2014
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On the anniversary of The Who hitting 50 I decided to physically purchase my first Who compilation in many years. It's a doozie, for good and bad.

First the good: the mono singles of early hits and the full length version of "Magic Bus" are reasons for many to pick up this collection. The sound is good, and the selection is more varied than just a hits collection, including a cover of the Stones' "The Last Time," odd misses "Dogs" and "Call Me Lightning," and one of my favorite later songs by the Ox "Trick of the Light." Sound is very good throughout as well.

The bad: can anyone explain why the album it's Hard gets three cuts and Who Are You and Quadrophenia, Who by Numbers,even Face Dances just get two? Get rid of the title track "It's Hard" and place "Dreaming From the Waist," or "The Real Me," or even "Another Tricky Day" in the track order. I also don't know why they included the edited version of "Won't Get Fooled Again" when there is space for the full length version, as nature intended. The edit of "Real Good Looking Boy" didn't seem necessary, as it's one of the better latter day Who tracks. Surely any Who fans who've heard the album version of "Who Are You" aren't going to be offended by the word bleebed out in that song? And the edit of 'Boy' sounds clumsy as well.

All that said, it's a nice compilation with a new song and enough extras that it doesn't feel as if it's just another compilation. The sound is great and the track selection includes some long forgotten favorites such as "Relay" and one of my person faves "Slip Kid."
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I have a problem with the hits compilations continuing to be released, but I have zero problem with The Who touring still with Pino on bass and Zak Starkey or Scott DeVours on drums. The Who is still great live. Their 2013 Quadrophenia & More Tour show I saw in Tulsa was mind-blowing. Pete can... Read More
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for once a decent compilation
Interesting that disc one contains many of the early singles in MONO - I am interested in collecting the mono recordings. I am trying to remember if The Who have included the mono versions on other releases. The list is better than I thought it would be.
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