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Song of the day for February 7, 2024

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"Today's highlight is 'Pinball Wizard' by The Who, recorded on February 7, 1969, in London. A staple of their live shows, it debuted on May 2, 1969, and was a hit from the rock opera album 'Tommy,' charting in the UK and US. It featured in the 2010 Super Bowl halftime show."

Today’s song is Pinball Wizard by The Who.

On Feb 7 1969 The Who recorded ‘Pinball Wizard’ at Morgan Studio’s, London, England. The song is one of the band’s most famous live songs, being played at almost every Who concert since its debut live performance on 2 May 1969. The track which featured on their 1969 rock opera album Tommy was released as a single in 1969 and reached No. 4 in the UK charts and No. 19 in the US.

Pinball Wizard was also played during the Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show on 7 February 2010.

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