All My Favorite Songs #25: Baba O'Riley

Ugh, boring, I know... another classic rock song. (No, really, some interesting and diverse picks'll be coming up once we get to the 40s!)

But on the short list of life-changing songs, this is way up there. I wrote at length in my book about how first hearing those opening notes from 1971's Who's Next, that odd keyboard loop so different from anything else I'd heard up 'til then, single-handedly ushered me into classic rock from my childhood obsession with Top 40 pop. Here's what I had to say in Jittery White Guy Music:

Anyway, here's the song: