Tag Archives: The Who

Resurrecting my Record Collection

My son gave me a turntable for Christmas. It took me until this past week to set it up, as I had to clear space in my cluttered room for a table to hold it. I also needed to see … Continue reading

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My (Future) Dying Request

Laugh! That’s right. The day you hear I have died,  I want you to laugh. Feel free to start now, of course, but I’m talking about that time sometime in the future when I die, be it tomorrow, next year, … Continue reading

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Scott, My Brother & Musical Pied Piper (part 1)

Although neither of our parents played music, we grew up hearing it. Dad listened to Nat King Cole and Spike Jones and Mom hummed hymns and sang along with the radio. They bought a piano and signed both Scott and me … Continue reading

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No New Who

Arrival of the refund check for the tickets made it official — no Who show on the horizon. It’s the end of a long journey of longing. Back in January 2019, I bought tickets to see the Denver performance of … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Birthday, Tommy!

In honor of the Who releasing their groundbreaking rock opera, Tommy, 50 years ago today, I am republishing my blog post from 5 years ago when we attended a theatrical production at he Zachary Scott Theater back in Austin. Originally … Continue reading

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Onward Through the Blog…

a doodle for my 400th post from Buller’s Back Porch…

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Some Summer Songs

Happy Summer Solstice! This longest day of the year kicks off the summer season — officially. In places like Texas, of course, it’s already been summer for months, of course (part of why we moved to Colorado). With all that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Pete Townshend!

Today is Pete’s 73rd birthday and for 51 of those years, I’ve been a fan and follower of his. From the early days of The Who to Tommy to his solo work to Meher Baba and beyond, Pete’s been sharing … Continue reading

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Back Porch in the Rear View, 2017

The end of the year is awash in people’s lists: 10 Best Movies, Top 10 International News Stories, 12 Stories You Missed, and the like. So why not a list of stories told on the Buller Back Porch this past … Continue reading

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50 Years of the Who

Today marks 50 years since the first time I saw the Who in concert. It was a triple bill and truthfully, I didn’t really go to see the Who. I went to see the headliner, Herman’s Hermits, my favorite band … Continue reading

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