Members of Yes, King Crimson, Deep Purple, Cream, MC5 Featured on The Who All-Star Tribute
Iggy Pop, Sweet, Todd Rundgren, and The Raveonettes along with members of Yes, Deep Purple, Cream, King Crimson, Mountain, MC5, and more are featured on a new tribute album to The Who. As the legendary rock group near their 50th anniversary, this venerable lineup of artists come together on a celebration of the band’s catalogue, titled Who Are You: An All-Star Tribute to The Who.
The album features several unique pairings including K.K. Downing (Judas Priest) with John Wetton (Asia) and Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater) on the album’s opening track, “Eminence Front.” Elsewhere, the album serves up a punk-infused version of “My Generation” with Knox (The Vibrators), Dave Davies (The Kinks), Rat Scabies (The Damned), while country superstar Gretchen Wilson offers a version of “Who Are You” with legendary Canadian musician Randy Bachman (BTO, The Guess Who) on guitar.
Who Are You: An All-Star Tribute to The Who comes out on October 2 via Cleopatra Records. Check out the full tracklisting below.
Who Are You: An All-Star Tribute to The Who Tracklisting
1. Eminence Front – John Wetton (Asia) • K.K. Downing (Judas Priest) • Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater)
2. Baba O’Riley – Nektar • Jerry Goodman (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
3. I Can See For Miles – Mark Lindsay (Paul Revere & The Raiders) • Wayne Kramer (MC5)
4. Love Reign O’er Me – Joe Elliott (Def Leppard) • Rick Wakeman (Yes) • Huw Lloyd-Langton (Hawkwind) • Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge)
5. My Generation – Knox (The Vibrators) • Dave Davies (The Kinks) • Rat Scabies (The Damned)
6. The Kids Are Alright – The Raveonettes
7. Won’t Get Fooled Again – Sweet
8. Anyway Anyhow Anywhere – Todd Rundgren • Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge)
9. I Can’t Explain – Iggy Pop
10. Behind Blue Eyes – Pat Travers
11. Magic Bus – Peter Noone (Herman’s Hermits) • Peter Banks (Yes) • Ginger Baker (Cream)
12. Who Are You – Gretchen Wilson • Randy Bachman (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
13. Pinball Wizard – Terry Reid • Mike Pinera (Blues Image) • Brad Gillis (Night Ranger)
14. Squeeze Box – John Wesley (Porcupine Tree) • David Cross (King Crimson)
15. Bargain – 38 Special • Ted Turner (Wishbone Ash) • Ian Paice (Deep Purple)
16. The Seeker – Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow) • Leslie West (Mountain)