My Generation isn't anything terribly original, controversial, or groundbreaking, but taken on its own modest, montage based terms, it's still a charming and entertaining bit of pop culture history. Andrew Parker. Actor Michael Caine's rose-coloured look at s London enjoyably highlights class divides, changing of the guard and very righteous threads. Liam Lacey. Norman Wilner. There are no featured audience reviews for My Generation at this time.
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Based on personal accounts and stunning archive footage, this feature-length documentary film sees Caine travel back in time to talk to The Beatles, Twiggy, David Bailey, Mary Quant, The Rolling Stones, David Hockney and other star names. The film has been painstakingly assembled over the last six years to tell the story of the birth of pop culture in London, through the eyes of the young Michael Caine: For the first time in history the young working class stood up for ourselves and said: Were here, this is our society and were not going away!
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The song's coda features drumming from Keith Moon , as well, whereupon the song breaks down in spurts of guitar feedback from Townshend's Rickenbacker , rather than fading out or ending cleanly on the tonic. There are two guitar parts. The basic instrumental track as reflected on the instrumental version on the My Generation Deluxe edition followed by Townshend's overdubs including the furious feedback on the coda. Townshend's guitars were tuned down a whole step for the recording. Live versions of the song often meander into extended jams, going on as long as fifteen minutes, as evinced by the version appearing on Live at Leeds.
Live recordings from — include snippets of music from Tommy as well as parts of what would become "Naked Eye. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
This article is about The Who song. For The Who album, see My Generation album.
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