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Baba O'Riley

Baba O'Riley

by The Who

Influences

Influences on The Who

Pete Townshend cites John Lee Hooker, Bo Diddley, Hank Marvin, Link Wray, Mose Allison, Ray Charles, and Jimmy Smith as early musical influences. He also has identified Henry Purcell as important to his composing.

Influenced by The Who

Led Zeppelin
Green Day
Aerosmith
Black Sabbath
Queen
Van Halen
AC/DC
Deep Purple
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Nirvana
The Clash
The Ramones
The Sex Pistols
Pearl Jam

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