The Who Singles Discography
 
I Can't Explain Anyway Anyhow Anywhere My Generation Substitute A Legal Matter The Kids Are Alright I'm A Boy La La La Lies Happy Jack Pictures Of Lily
I Can See For Miles Call Me Lightning Dogs Magic Bus Pinball Wizard I'm Free The Seeker Summertime Blues See Me Feel Me Won't Get Fooled Again
Let's See Action Baba O'Riley Join Together Relay 5.15 Squeeze Box Who Are You Long Live Rock 5.15 (1979 version) You Better You Bet
Don't Let Go The Coat Athena Twist And Shout My Generation (1988) Won't Get Fooled Again (1988) Join Together (1990) My Generation (1996) Real Good Looking Boy Wire & Glass

 

This discography lists all 7" vinyl singles which were released in Germany, England and USA. Exclusively only original pressings are included, no reissues or the like.
In England and USA most singles were not issued with picture sleeves. The covers shown are primary of the German releases. Only in a few cases where a German pressing doesn't exist the cover of the English pressing is pictured.
In addition to each single some facts to its B-side, label and catalog number, release date, whether a picture sleeve is issued and a few more information are given.
 
Diese Discographie umfasst alle Vinyl-Singles, die in Deutschland, England und USA erschienen sind. Aufgelistet sind ausschlie▀lich die Original-Pressungen, keine Re-Issues und dergleichen.
In England und USA sind die meisten Singles ohne Bildhülle erschienen. Die Cover-Abbildungen stammen grundsätzlich von den deutschen Veröffentlichungen. Nur in wenigen Fällen, wo keine deutsche Pressung existiert, ist das englische Cover abgebildet.
Jede Single enthält zusätzlich Angaben zur B-Seite, Label und Bestellnummer, Veröffentlichungsdatum, ob die Single mit Bildhülle (picture sleeve) erschienen ist und einige weitere Informationen.

 

 

(no cover)   Zoot Suit (The High Numbers)
I'm The Face

FONTANA TF 480
Date: July 1964
Note: the band's first and only single when they were The High Numbers

 
I Can't Explain
Bald Headed Woman

BRUNSWICK 12294
Date: 1965
Note: picture sleeve

I Can't Explain
Bald Headed Woman

BRUNSWICK 05926
Date: January 1965
Note: ---

I Can't Explain
Bald Headed Woman

DECCA 31725
Date: February 1965
Note: ---

Anyway Anyhow Anywhere
Daddy Rolling Stone

BRUNSWICK 12296
Date: 1965
Note: picture sleeve

Anyway Anyhow Anywhere
Daddy Rolling Stone

BRUNSWICK 05935
Date: May 1965
Note: ---

Anyway Anyhow Anywhere
Anytime You Want Me

DECCA 31801
Date: May 1965
Note: ---

My Generation
Shout And Shimmy

DECCA DL 25209
Date: 1965
Note: picture sleeve

My Generation
Shout And Shimmy

BRUNSWICK 05944
Date: November 1965
Note: ---

My Generation
Out In The Street

DECCA 31877
Date: October 1965
Note: ---

Substitute
Waltz For A Pig

POLYDOR 421030
Date: 1966
Note: picture sleeve

Substitute
Waltz For A Pig

REACTION 591001
Date: March 1966
Note: ---

Substitute
Waltz For A Pig

ATCO 45-6409
Date: March 1966
Note: ---

A Legal Matter
Instant Party

DECCA DL 80000
Date: 1966
Note: picture sleeve

A Legal Matter
Instant Party

BRUNSWICK 05956
Date: March 1966
Note: ---

 
The Kids Are Alright
The Ox

DECCA DL 80007
Date: 1966
Note: picture sleeve

The Kids Are Alright
The Ox

BRUNSWICK 05965
Date: August 1966
Note: ---

The Kids Are Alright
A Legal Matter

DECCA 31988
Date: July 1966
Note: ---

I'm A Boy
In The City

POLYDOR 421051
Date: 1966
Note: picture sleeve

I'm A Boy
In The City

REACTION 591004
Date: August 1966
Note: ---

I'm A Boy
In The City

DECCA 32058
Date: December 1966
Note: ---

La La La Lies
The Good's Gone

DECCA DL 80010
Date: 1966
Note: picture sleeve

La La La Lies
The Good's Gone

BRUNSWICK 05968
Date: November 1966
Note: ---

 
Happy Jack
I've Been Away

POLYDOR 59056
Date: December 1966
Note: picture sleeve

Happy Jack
I've Been Away

REACTION 591010
Date: December 1966
Note: ---

Happy Jack
Whiskey Man

DECCA 32114
Date: March 1967
Note: picture sleeve

Pictures Of Lily
Doctor Doctor

POLYDOR 59074
Date: April 1967
Note: picture sleeve

Pictures Of Lily
Doctor Doctor

TRACK 604002
Date: April 1967
Note: ---

Pictures Of Lily
Doctor Doctor

DECCA 32156
Date: June 1967
Note: ---

(no cover)   The Last Time
Under My Thumb

TRACK 604006
Date: June 1967
Note: a Rolling Stones tribute single

 
I Can See For Miles
Someone's Coming

POLYDOR 59124
Date: October 1967
Note: picture sleeve

I Can See For Miles
Someone's Coming

TRACK 604011
Date: October 1967
Note: ---

I Can See For Miles
Mary Anne With The Shaky Hands

DECCA 32206
Date: October 1967
Note: ---

Call Me Lightning
Dr. Jekyll & Mr.Hyde

POLYDOR 59198
Date: 1968
Note: picture sleeve

  Call Me Lightning
Dr. Jekyll & Mr.Hyde

DECCA 32288
Date: March 1968
Note: ---

Dogs
Circles

POLYDOR 59210
Date: June 1968
Note: picture sleeve

Dogs
Call Me Lightning

TRACK 604023
Date: June 1968
Note: ---

 
Magic Bus
Bucket 'T'

POLYDOR 59224
Date: 1968
Note: picture sleeve

Magic Bus
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

TRACK 604024
Date: September 1968
Note: ---

Magic Bus
Someone's Coming

DECCA 32362
Date: July 1968
Note: ---

Pinball Wizard
Dogs Part Two

POLYDOR 59262
Date: March 1969
Note: picture sleeve

Pinball Wizard
Dogs Part Two

TRACK 604027
Date: March 1969
Note: ---

Pinball Wizard
Dogs Part Two

DECCA 732465
Date: March 1969
Note: picture sleeve

I'm Free
Tommy Can You Hear Me

POLYDOR 59317
Date: July 1969
Note: picture sleeve

  I'm Free
We're Not Gonna Take It

DECCA 732519
Date: July 1969
Note: ---

The Seeker
Here For More

POLYDOR 2121001
Date: 1970
Note: picture sleeve

The Seeker
Here For More

TRACK 604036
Date: February 1970
Note: ---

The Seeker
Here For More

DECCA 32670
Date: April 1970
Note: ---

Summertime Blues
Heaven And Hell

POLYDOR 2058044
Date: July 1970
Note: picture sleeve

Summertime Blues
Heaven And Hell

TRACK 2094002
Date: July 1970
Note: ---

Summertime Blues
Heaven And Hell

DECCA 32708
Date: July 1970
Note: ---

See Me Feel Me
Overture From Tommy

POLYDOR 2121010
Date: October 1970
Note: picture sleeve

See Me Feel Me
Overture From Tommy

TRACK 2094004
Date: October 1970
Note: ---

See Me Feel Me
Overture From Tommy

DECCA 732729
Date: August 1970
Note: picture sleeve

Won't Get Fooled Again
Don't Know Myself

POLYDOR 2121057
Date: 1971
Note: picture sleeve

Won't Get Fooled Again
Don't Know Myself

TRACK 2094009
Date: June 1971
Note: picture sleeve

Won't Get Fooled Again
(I) Don't (Even) Know Myself

DECCA 32846
Date: July 1971
Note: ---

Let's See Action
When I Was A Boy

POLYDOR 2058168
Date: 1971
Note: picture sleeve

Let's See Action
When I Was A Boy

TRACK 2094012
Date: October 1971
Note: ---

 
(no cover)     Behind Blue Eyes
My Wife

DECCA 32888
Date: November 1971
Note: ---

Baba O'Riley
I Can't Explain

POLYDOR 2058217
Date: November 1971
Note: picture sleeve

   
Join Together
Baby Don't You Do It

POLYDOR 2058259
Date: 1972
Note: picture sleeve

Join Together
Baby Don't You Do It

TRACK 2094102
Date: June 1972
Note: ---

Join Together
Baby Don't You Do It

DECCA 32983
Date: July 1972
Note: ---

Relay
Waspman

TRACK 2094106
Date: 1972
Note: picture sleeve

Relay
Waspman

TRACK 2094106
Date: November 1972
Note: ---

Relay
Waspman

DECCA 33041
Date: November 1972
Note: ---

5.15
Water

TRACK 2094115
Date: 1973
Note: picture sleeve

5.15
Water

TRACK 2094115
Date: September 1973
Note: ---

 
(no cover)     Love Reign O'er Me
Water

MCA 40152
Date: November 1973
Note: ---

(no cover)     The Real Me
I'm One

MCA 40182
Date: January 1974
Note: ---

(no cover)     Postcard
Put The Money Down

MCA 40330
Date: November 1974
Note: ---

Squeeze Box
Success Story

POLYDOR 2121275
Date: January 1976
Note: picture sleeve

Squeeze Box
Success Story

POLYDOR 2121275
Date: January 1976
Note: ---

Squeeze Box
Success Story

MCA 40475
Date: August 1975
Note: picture sleeve

(no cover)     Slip Kid
Dreaming From The Waist

MCA 40603
Date: August 1976
Note: ---

(no cover)   Substitute  (1976 release)
I'm A Boy / Pictures Of Lily

POLYDOR 2058803
Date: October 1976
Note: taken from the album The Story Of The Who

 
Who Are You
Had Enough

POLYDOR 2121361
Date: July 1978
Note: picture sleeve

Who Are You
Had Enough

POLYDOR WHO1 (2121361)
Date: July 1978
Note: picture sleeve

Who Are You
Had Enough

MCA 40948
Date: August 1978
Note: ---

(no cover)     Trick Of The Light
905

MCA 40978
Date: December 1978
Note: ---

  Long Live Rock
I'm The Face / My Wife

POLYDOR WHO2 (2121383)
Date: April 1979
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the album The Kids Are Alright

Long Live Rock
My Wife

MCA 41053
Date: June 1979
Note: ---,
taken from the album The Kids Are Alright

5.15  (1979 version)
I'm One

POLYDOR 2001916
Date: November 1979
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the soundtrack of Quadrophenia

5.15  (1979 version)
I'm One

POLYDOR WHO3 (2001916)
Date: September 1979
Note: ---,
taken from the soundtrack of Quadrophenia

5.15  (1979 version)
I'm One

POLYDOR PD 2022
Date: September 1979
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the soundtrack of Quadrophenia

You Better You Bet
The Quiet One

POLYDOR 2002044
Date: February 1981
Note: picture sleeve

You Better You Bet
The Quiet One

POLYDOR WHO4 (2002044)
Date: February 1981
Note: picture sleeve

You Better You Bet
The Quiet One

WARNER BROS. 49698
Date: March 1981
Note: picture sleeve

  Don't Let Go The Coat
You

POLYDOR WHO5 (2002062)
Date: May 1981
Note: picture sleeve

Don't Let Go The Coat
You

WARNER BROS. 49743
Date: June 1981
Note: picture sleeve

Athena
A Man Is A Man

POLYDOR 2002184
Date: September 1982
Note: picture sleeve

Athena
A Man Is A Man

POLYDOR WHO6 (2002184)
Date: September 1982
Note: picture sleeve

Athena
It's Your Turn

WARNER BROS. 7-29905
Date: September 1982
Note: picture sleeve

(no cover)     Eminence Front
One At A Time

WARNER BROS. 7-29814
Date: December 1982
Note: ---

(no cover)     It's Hard
Dangerous

WARNER BROS. 7-29731
Date: January 1983
Note: ---

Twist And Shout
I Can't Explain

MCA 259197
Date: November 1984
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the album Who's Last

Twist And Shout
I Can't Explain

MCA 927
Date: November 1984
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the album Who's Last

 
My Generation (1988)
Substitute

POLYDOR 887352
Date: 1988
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the album Who's Better Who's Best

My Generation (1988)
Substitute

POLYDOR POSP 907
Date: January 1988
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the album Who's Better Who's Best

 
  Won't Get Fooled Again (1988)
Boney Moronie

POLYDOR POSP 917
Date: May 1988
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the album Who's Better Who's Best

 
Join Together (1990)
I Can See For Miles / Behind Blue Eyes

VIRGIN VS 1259 (113156)
Date: March 1990
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the album Join Together

Join Together (1990)
I Can See For Miles / Behind Blue Eyes

VIRGIN VS 1259
Date: March 1990
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the album Join Together

 
  My Generation (1996)
Pinball Wizard

POLYDOR 863918
Date: July 1996
Note: picture sleeve,
issued in orange coloured vinyl for Calippo advertising

 
  Real Good Looking Boy
Old Red Wine

POLYDOR 9866446
Date: May 2004
Note: picture sleeve,
issued as part of The 1st Singles Box containing 12 vinyl singles

 
Wire & Glass
Sound Round,
Pick Up The Peace,
Endless Wire,
We Got A Hit,
They Made My Dreams Come True,
Mirror Door

POLYDOR 1702801
Date: July 2006
(same as UK)

Wire & Glass
Sound Round,
Pick Up The Peace,
Endless Wire,
We Got A Hit,
They Made My Dreams Come True,
Mirror Door

POLYDOR 1702801
Date: July 2006
Note: released as CD single

 

 

Tommy Variations
 
 

I'm Free
Overture

ODE A&M 12983 AT
Date: 1972
Note: picture sleeve,
Roger Daltrey solo single taken from the orchestra version of Tommy

I'm Free
Overture

ODE 66302
Date: July 1973
Note: picture sleeve,
Roger Daltrey solo single taken from the orchestra version of Tommy

I'm Free
Underture

ODE 66040
Date: October 1972
Note: ---,
Roger Daltrey solo single taken from the orchestra version of Tommy

Listening To You - See Me Feel Me
Overture From Tommy

POLYDOR 2001561
Date: March 1975
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the soundtrack of Tommy

Listening To You - See Me Feel Me
Overture From Tommy

POLYDOR 2001561
Date: March 1975
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the soundtrack of Tommy

Listening To You - See Me Feel Me
Overture From Tommy

POLYDOR 15098 PD
Date: March 1975
Note: picture sleeve,
taken from the soundtrack of Tommy