in Instrumental Rock The Who – Overture April 2, 2009, 2:08 am 1k Views 34 Comments From the album “Tommy”. Written by Pete Townshend. Captain Walker Didn’t come home His unborn child, Will never know him Believe him missing With a number of men Don’t expect To see him again. The Who – Overture source Overture See more Previous article Velvet Underground – Pale Blue Eyes Next article Dio – Rainbow In The Dark 34 Comments Leave a Reply Their best, hands down! Reply outstanding Reply this masterpiece was fully endorsed by Richard Wagner Reply Thanks so much for this. I have goosebumps. This came out when I was right around 12 or 13. I cannot Thank You enough. Reply doesn't get much better Reply Keith Moon rocks. Reply This album was released in May 1969, 50 years ago. 50 f—ing years ago! Reply Unfortunately the same year as the Tate/LaBianca murders. Reply 05/23/69 – 05/23/19 ! Reply happy 50th birthday tommy Reply I am speechless Reply still love it! Reply This changed rock and roll. Reply Pete Townshend is such a genius! Reply Why 7 guys in the Windows? Reply The Summer of 1969, Lewis River snow capped Mt Adams and Overture on the Lewis River Marina. Class of 1973 Portland Oregon Reply 2019 … woooooo Reply 1971 kick and scream Reply Relax will you? Reply I love this song their the best Reply Keith Moon at his best Reply I entered junior high school (7th grade) in 1970. My English teacher was named Robert Silbering. Instead of having the students read some classic piece of literature, he had us analyze Tommy instead, which had only recently been released. We listened to portions in class. I purchased the album. It was my first rock album. I will never forget how Mr. Silbering helped shape my taste in music! Reply No freaking way anyone in their right mind down votes this masterpiece album Reply Where is Underature? It's not on this full album listing Reply In 1975 I listened to two most influential albums. This and Sgt Peppers. I was ten at the time and have never been the same! (BTW this is better…than Sgt) Reply Happy 50th Anniversary, Tommy! Reply Great music! I love the French horn ❤ Reply Keith Moon was on fire in those drums! Reply Who next Reply If I could I would take the girl I love to a live performance of Tommy with The Who playing the music in front of the stage as we stood and danced. Reply So ahead of its time. Reply Assoluto capolavoro del Genio Pete Townshend. Reply Smile > Tommy > Sgt. Pepper. Come at me! Reply my sister turned me on to this and i am forever grateful Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for the newsletter!