Top Five Records: It's Hard (1982)

September 25, 1982 I saw The Who for the first time. They were touring in support of their It's Hard album. I was a huge Who fan and I was loving every minute of this show up until they played "Cry If You Want." I LOVE this song especially at the end when Pete completely rocks out with his guitar. At the moment Pete launches into his guitar solo someone threw a hoagie and it hits me squarely in the back of the neck. So while Pete is jamming - a moment I could not wait to hear - I'm busy removing onions from my hair. 

Interesting Footnote: While watching the show we could see Mick Jagger walking around back stage. A year before on September 25, 1981 I sat in JFK Stadium and watched the Rolling Stones.

Paul Altobelli

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