Cleopatra RecordsAn impressive cast of artists from a variety of genres, including members of such famous groups as Herman's Hermits, Cream, The Kinks, The Guess Who and Paul Revere & the Raiders, appears on a new album paying homage to The Who. Who Are You: An All-Star Tribute to The Who will be released on CD on October 2, and features renditions of 16 of the beloved band's famous tunes, including "Baba O'Riley," "My Generation," "Won't Get Fooled Again," "Love Reign O'er Me" and "Behind Blue Eyes."
Among the well-known musicians contributing to the collection are Herman's Hermits singer Peter Noone, Cream drummer Ginger Baker, Kinks guitarist Dave Davies, Guess Who/Bachman-Turner Overdrive member Randy Bachman and original Paul Revere & the Raiders frontman Mark Lindsay.
A number of the tracks boast interesting combinations of artists. For example, the disc includes a version of "Who Are You" featuring Bachman and country star Gretchen Wilson. Some of the many other well-known musicians on the collection include Todd Rundgren, longtime Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman, Vanilla Fudge drummer Carmine Appice, Sweet and Asia/ex-King Crimson singer/bassist John Wetton.
Here is the complete track list and artist roster for the Who Are You tribute album:
"Eminence Front" -- John Wetton (Asia), K.K. Downing (Judas Priest), Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater)
"Baba O'Riley" -- Nektar, Jerry Goodman (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
"I Can See for Miles" -- Mark Lindsay (Paul Revere & The Raiders), Wayne Kramer (MC5)
"Love Reign O'er Me" -- Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Rick Wakeman (Yes), Huw Lloyd-Langton (Hawkwind), Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge)
"My Generation" -- Knox (The Vibrators), Dave Davies (The Kinks), Rat Scabies (The Damned)
"The Kids Are Alright" -- The Raveonettes
"Won't Get Fooled Again" -- Sweet
"Anyway Anyhow Anywhere" -- Todd Rundgren, Carmine Appice
"I Can't Explain" -- Iggy Pop
"Behind Blue Eyes" -- Pat Travers
"Magic Bus" -- Peter Noone (Herman's Hermits), Peter Banks (Yes), Ginger Baker (Cream)
"Who Are You" -- Gretchen Wilson, Randy Bachman (The Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
"Pinball Wizard" -- Terry Reid, Mike Pinera (Blues Image), Brad Gillis (Night Ranger)
"Squeeze Box" -- John Wesley (Porcupine Tree), David Cross (King Crimson)
"Bargain" -- 38 Special, Ted Turner (Wishbone Ash), Ian Paice (Deep Purple)
"The Seeker" -- Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow), Leslie West (Mountain)
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