The Who, Cyndi Lauper & More: All The Music Specials Airing July 9 on AXS TV
Sunday, July 9 features a full day of specials in the world of music. Starting at 12am, The Who: Tommy — Live at the Royal Albert Hall will air on AXS TV. Next, at 2pm you can catch The Eddie Money Tribute Concert on the same channel. After that, Bon Jovi: Lost Highway — The Concert is airing at 4pm on AXS TV. Finally, the music specials end with Cyndi Lauper, airing at 5pm.
The Who: Tommy— Live at the Royal Albert Hall: Filmed in London on April 1, 2017, The Who perform their legendary rock opera Tommy, the fourth studio album by the English rock band The Who, a double album first released on May 17, 1969. The album was mostly composed by guitarist Pete Townshend, and is a rock opera that tells the story of Tommy Walker, who was traumatized from watching his father murder his mother’s lover.
The Eddie Money Tribute Concert: Louie Anderson hosts this 2020 recorded concert celebrating the life and career of Eddie Money. Edward Joseph Mahoney (1949 – 2019), known professionally as Eddie Money, was an American singer and songwriter who, in the 1970s and 1980s, had eleven Top 40 songs.
Bon Jovi: Lost Highway— The Concert: In this 2007 recorded special, the band performs the Lost Highway album in its entirety. Described by Jon Bon Jovi as a “Bon Jovi album influenced by Nashville,” the album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, becoming Bon Jovi’s first ever album to debut at No. 1 and their third album to reach that position in the United States. The album was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 2008 Grammy Awards. This was the band’s first studio album in the country music genre.
Cyndi Lauper: Lauper sings “Unchained Melody,” “Walk on By,” “Time After Time,” and “True Colors” in this 2013 recorded special. The American singer, songwriter, actress and activist has had a career that has spanned over 40 years. Her album She’s So Unusual (1983) was the first debut album by a female artist to achieve four top-five hits on the Billboard Hot 100. An inductee into both the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Lauper has sold over 50 million records worldwide. She has won awards at the Grammys, Emmys, Tonys, the New York’s Outer Critics Circle, MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), Billboard Awards and the American Music Awards (AMAs).