Letters, Jan. 7, 1980

The Who

To the Editors:

The Who [Dec. 17] is pure energy. After a concert, the band is drained and the audience is drained. Rock is as important and effective an outlet for energy as is sports. To paraphrase Pete Townshend, rock is the only thing that can verbalize the frustrations of youth and at the same time give you the vehicle to dance the trouble away.

Glenn S. Hall

Camillus, N. Y.

How much I would give to have been born sooner so I could have followed The Who for its whole career. Its music,...

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