With the Who set to take one of the biggest stages of their career this weekend during halftime of Super Bowl XLIV, Sirius XM Radio will celebrate the music of Townshend and Daltrey by launching a limited-run station called the Who Channel on Thursday. In its five-day run on satellite radio (it ends February 8th 11:59 p.m.), the Who Channel — located on XM Ch. 40 or Sirius Ch. 16 — will journey through five decades worth of Who music, from their 1965 debut to Tommy to Quadrophenia to Endless Wire. Plus, if by some chance your television breaks or you're stuck in traffic and you can't watch the Colts take on the Saints, the Who Channel will also provide a live broadcast of the Who's halftime performance.
As Rolling Stone previously reported, Townshend let slip what songs will be a part of the Who's halftime medley ("Baba O'Riley," "Pinball Wizard," "Tommy," "Who Are You" and "Won't Get Fooled Again" — but we'll still be tuning in this Sunday night as the Who rock Miami.
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