Tag Archives: The Who

Weekly Best; August 9, 2010

roger-daltrey-wbRobin Milling flashes back to 1989, when she chatted with Who frontman Roger Daltrey, who— despite his pyrotechnic stage presence—proved to be a ho-hum creature. “I’ve got a really boring rock story,” he said. “I’ve been with the same woman for 22 years. I’ve got five kids.”
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Twisted South Radio hosts Zeke Loftin and Michael Buffalo Smith pay homage to Lynyrd Skynyrd with live appearances from the band’s guitarist, Ed King—who co-wrote Sweet Home Alabama—and Ronnie Van Zant’s daughter, singer Tammy Van Zant.
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Our wOw Effect host, Lesley Stahl, sits down with best-selling suspense novelist Mary Higgins Clark and her daughter, mystery novelist Carol Higgins Clark. The prolific scribes—who often co-author works—will chat about crafting their compelling reads.
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General Hospital’s Nancy Lee Grahn ‘fesses up to messin’ up by tweeting about her daytime divas project. “It’s a stupid way to do business and that’s not the way that prime-time does business,” she says. “I got reprimanded, and the next time you’ll hear about it is when it’s ready to be seen.”  She tells Buzzworthy Radio.
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Life After Dusk host Cedric Collier gives it up for VohnBeatz, the 12-year-old hip-hop producer from Dallas who recently won the iStandard Showcase at The Texas Urban Music Summit (and whose dad, S1, produced Kanye West’s hit single Power).
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Somewhere in Vegas host Marq with a Q grunts along with Kevin Burke, who has been starring in the record-setting stage comedy Defending the Caveman since 2003, and is now performing the testosterone-laden show at Sin City’s Excalibur Casino.

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Daily Highlights; August 12, 2010

roger-daltreyAt noon Robin Milling flashes back to 1989, when she chatted with The Who’s Roger Daltrey, who—contrary to his pyrotechnic stage presence—proved to be a ho-hum creature. “I’ve got a really boring rock story,” he said. “I’ve been with the same woman for 22 years. I’ve got five kids.”
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At 1030 AM Work It Girl host and Career Comeback scribe Lisa Johnson Mandell opens up her current AOL Jobs column topic, Beauty Can Be a Beast at Work, for discussion. Pretty girls, she says, get short-shifted at work in “masculine” fields—and when jealous wives are involved.

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At 8 PM Alpha Waves Radio’s Michael Hinman beams in Mike Nelson, former host of Mystery Science Theater 3000. Mike will chat about his and fellow MST3k alum Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett’s Aug. 19 Reefer Madness riff, which will be broadcast to theaters nationwide.
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At 9 PM Acne and wrinkles are the skin-care issues that bother women most—and they often happen at the same time. Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop Team offer tips and techniques for attacking these pesky problems. Call with your beauty questions and get free Paula’s Choice products.
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At 730 PM Wings of Love Radio’s Allie Cheslick flies in pop princess Lindsey Ray, whose tunes are all over TV—having been used on NBC’s Mercy, ABC’s Castle and Lifetime’s Sorority Wars. Lindsey will chat about her new album, Goodbye from California.
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At 8 PM Fantasy Sports and Politics host Victor Gardner and his crew chill with Mike Hill, anchor of ESPN’s The Blitz and The Hotlist, who’ll weigh in on college football, the NFL and what to expect in the fast-approaching season.


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Rogert Daltrey’s Lost Interview: I’m a Boring Homebody (but a Good Dad)

Contrary to what you’d expect from those of a rocker whose pyrotechnic stage antics helped define the ‘60s, Roger Daltrey‘s kids are alright.

In a 1989 interview with host Robin Milling, which has never before aired anywhere, The Who frontman discussed his career from the New York set of The Teddy Bear Habit. (That never-released feature film, co-starring Sam Waterston and George Carlin, tells the story of a music-shop owner who helps a child break his attachment to his teddy bear.)

CAPTION: "I always knew I would make it," Roger (above) of becoming a rock star. "The human being is capable of anything he desires to do if he wants it bad enough."

"I always knew I'd make it," Roger (above) says of becoming a star. "The human being is capable of anything he desires to do if he wants it bad enough."

“It’s terrible but it’s probably true but I’m so happy being with my kids. I really do enjoy them,” Roger said when asked about becoming a dad.

“It’s wonderful to be with them in these last seven years apart from The Who. Back then, there wasn’t that much time to really enjoy them. It was always kind of a barrier.

“I’ve got a really boring rock story. I’ve been with the same woman for 22 years. I’ve got five kids, three from my present wife.”

Roger—who played the lead in the 1975 film version of The Who’s rock opera Tommy, and Continue reading