Thread of Praise for the Unsurpassed Genius of The Who's Mike Post Theme

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The Who reunite and come up with one of their four or five greatest songs everand what do they get in return? Bupkis!

How could such a towering achievement go unrecognized? My God, people...

kornrulez6969, Friday, 10 April 2009 02:46 (eleven years ago) link

that cover is just the saddest thing ever

velko, Friday, 10 April 2009 02:47 (eleven years ago) link

What I want to know is if there's any connection between the piano bit 30 seconds into the Who's "One Life's Enough" and Mike Post's "Cheers" theme--they're remarkably similar sounding to me.

Hideous Lump, Friday, 10 April 2009 03:00 (eleven years ago) link

i like "Mike Post Theme" and other parts of Endless Wire a lot but get the fuck outta here with this being a top 5 Who jam. talk about overselling your argument!

i think people harp on the cover of that album way too much. THEWHOHWEHT is hilarious.

far beyond steendriven (some dude), Friday, 10 April 2009 03:26 (eleven years ago) link

I was being conservative, dawg. It's a top 3 Who jam fer sher.

kornrulez6969, Friday, 10 April 2009 04:37 (eleven years ago) link

This is a Rolling Stone 5-star rock song.

Imaginary Dead Baseball Players Live in My Cornfield (Pillbox), Friday, 10 April 2009 04:48 (eleven years ago) link

This thread is going to make me sad, because it really is a very good song and it really isn't top 5. I'd probably rather hear Mike Post Theme than anything on Who's Next at this point, but that's a function of the one being overplayed.

I don't know, you might be able to sneak it into their top 25.

dlp9001, Friday, 10 April 2009 12:10 (eleven years ago) link


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