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The Who United Kingdom 

The best album by The Who is Who's Next which is ranked number 28 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 57,872.

The Who is ranked number 15 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 114,966.

Members who like this artist also like: The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin.

The Who official website: http://www.thewho.com

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The Who best albums

The following albums by The Who are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Who's NextUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,715 charts
Rank in 1971:2Rank Score:57,872
Rank in 1970s7Overall Rank:28
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,058 votes)
Comments: 162 comments
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2.

QuadropheniaUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1973Appears in:738 charts
Rank in 1973:3Rank Score:20,871
Rank in 1970s31Overall Rank:121
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,044 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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3.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:746 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:15,656
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:172
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,154 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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The Who Sell OutUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1967Appears in:431 charts
Rank in 1967:14Rank Score:6,306
Rank in 1960s52Overall Rank:415
Average Rating:  80/100 (652 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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5.

Live At LeedsUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1970Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 1970:21Rank Score:4,920
Rank in 1970s128Overall Rank:526
Average Rating:  83/100 (533 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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6.

My GenerationUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1965Appears in:384 charts
Rank in 1965:7Rank Score:4,538
Rank in 1960s67Overall Rank:568
Average Rating:  79/100 (586 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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The Who By NumbersUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1975Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 1975:35Rank Score:1,121
Rank in 1970s394Overall Rank:1,944
Average Rating:  74/100 (237 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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A Quick OneUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1966Appears in:170 charts
Rank in 1966:22Rank Score:1,091
Rank in 1960s174Overall Rank:1,993
Average Rating:  75/100 (293 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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Who Are YouUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1978Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1978:50Rank Score:827
Rank in 1970s486Overall Rank:2,462
Average Rating:  70/100 (253 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Face DancesUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1981Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1981:94Rank Score:341
Rank in 1980s773Overall Rank:4,935
Average Rating:  64/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Overall band rank: 15

This may not be a complete discography for The Who. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Who best tracks

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1.Baba O'Riley
(from the album Who's Next)
 93/100 (829 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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2.Won't Get Fooled Again
(from the album Who's Next)
 92/100 (660 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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3.Love, Reign O'er Me
(from the album Quadrophenia)
 91/100 (331 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.Behind Blue Eyes
(from the album Who's Next)
 91/100 (566 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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5.My Generation
(from the album My Generation)
 91/100 (346 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.Pinball Wizard
(from the album Tommy)
 90/100 (344 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.My Generation
(from the album Live At Leeds)
 89/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.I Can See For Miles
(from the album The Who Sell Out)
 89/100 (275 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.5:15
(from the album Quadrophenia)
 88/100 (225 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.Who Are You
(from the album Who Are You)
 88/100 (150 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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11.Bargain
(from the album Who's Next)
 88/100 (439 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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12.The Kids Are Alright
(from the album My Generation)
 88/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.The Real Me
(from the album Quadrophenia)
 88/100 (232 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Eminence Front
(from the album It's Hard)
 86/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.The Punk And The Godfather
(from the album Quadrophenia)
 86/100 (173 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.We're Not Gonna Take It
(from the album Tommy)
 86/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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17.Doctor Jimmy
(from the album Quadrophenia)
 86/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Young Man Blues
(from the album Live At Leeds)
 86/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Go To The Mirror!
(from the album Tommy)
 86/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Quadrophenia
(from the album Quadrophenia)
 85/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The Who ratings

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87/100 (from 355 votes)
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From Fischman 12/15/2018 00:56
Fantastic Rock Band! Groundbreaking multiple times. Masters of the Rock Opera. Punk Pioneers. Killer songwriting from Pete Townsend, best rock vocals ever from Roger Daultry and the best rhythm section with Entwistle on bass and Moon on drums. Not the most prolific and not always consistent, but there's still enough of a critical mass of outstanding, seminal rock music there that they are/should be in the discussion as the greatest.
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From kingofstorm 11/30/2018 04:23
A 60s-70s group that were way ahead of their time, even with all the acclaim they received in their era. They've influenced genres from hard rock, art rock, progressive rock to punk rock, heavy metal and hardcore. Amazing band. Amazing talent. The only band to have a lead singer, lead guitarist, lead drummer and lead bassist.
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From Dunnand 11/07/2018 19:18
Still think Who Sells Out is a underrated masterpiece.
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From Nowhereman1965 09/24/2018 18:02
Love The Who. Fantastic run of albums, right up until the early 80's. Live at Leeds (the original vinyl LP) arguably the greatest Live album ever.
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From BLO 11/27/2017 01:17
Who's Next is amazing, too bad I find getting into double concept albums to be a chore...
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From Jbalbinolr 11/18/2017 15:44
My favorite band and artist of all time, bombastic live, genius at the studio, and the craziest rhythm section ever.
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From edubs 11/15/2017 18:37
Regarding the comment "old mans music [sic]" by InsanityPrawnBoy:
actually, this is very much young man's music - simply young men from a different time. music (at least that being sold to the public) has been a "young man's game" for a long time. Ragtime wasn't old people music, Swing wasn't old people music, Be-bop wasn't old people music, Motown wasn't old people music, etc. The music of The Who is filled with the vibrance of youth, the energy of youth and their lyrics speak to the listener from a youthful perspective (though at times also an "old soul" view of the world). Today's "young people music" will seem "old" to younger people 20, 30, 40, 50 years from now. But a young person with perspective will understand that this music comes from the mind and body of young people and that certain truths of the life experiences of young people will resonate in that music forever. But I guess you were just looking to be snarky.
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90/100
From PaperVinnie 11/08/2017 22:55
They rocked harder than anyone else of their time, but their experimental stuff is just as influential and innovative as their early straight forward hard rock.
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From InsanityPrawnBoy 04/30/2017 09:15
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From cuzIsed 01/04/2017 09:27
Quadrophenia was on and my husband said, "I don't 'get' the Who." In that declaration I knew unequivocally there was just no hope, and so - well - I left.
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