Possibly The Who’s most famous/popular song, “Won’t Get Fooled Again” was originally published as the final track on their 1971 release Who’s Next. The song is notable for its length, prominent use of synthesizers (along with “Baba O'Riley,” this song helped pioneer the usage of synthesizers in rock music).When did who's next release Won't get Fooled Again?
The full-length version of the song appeared as the closing track of Who's Next, released in August in the US and 27 August in the UK, where it topped the album charts. "Won't Get Fooled Again" drew strong praise from critics, who were impressed that a synthesizer had managed to be integrated so successfully within a rock song.What key is Won't get Fooled Again written in?
After Lifehouse was abandoned as a project, Johns felt "Won't Get Fooled Again", along with other songs, were so good that they could simply be released as a standalone single album, which became Who's Next. This song is written in the key of A Mixolydian.Who played the bass on Won't get Fooled Again?
John "The Ox" Entwistle's isolated bass track from "Won't Get Fooled Again", performed live by The Who at Shepperton Film Studios, May 25 1978. (Taken from "The Kids Are Alright" bonus dvd.)