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Encyclopedia > Acid Queen
"Acid Queen"
Song by The Who
From the album Tommy
Album released 23 May 1969
Recorded September 19 1968 to March 7, 1969
Genre Rock
Song Length 3:34
Record label Polydor
Producer Kit Lambert
Tommy Album Listing
Cousin Kevin Acid Queen Underture

Acid Queen is a song written by Pete Townshend and is the ninth song on The Who's rock opera Tommy. The song tells the attempts of Tommy's parents to try and cure him. They leave him with a gypsy, a self-proclaimed "Acid Queen". She feeds tommy various hallucinogenic drugs. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Not to be confused with The Guess Who. ... Tommy (1969) is one of The Whos two full-scale rock operas, and the first musical work explicitly billed as a rock opera. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Musical genres are categories which contain music which share a certain style or which have certain elements in common. ... // Rock may refer to: Geology Rock (geology), a substance composed of minerals. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in producing, manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and sometimes video recordings (especially music videos), on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... Polydor Records is a record label once headquartered in Germany. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Kit Lambert (May 11, 1935 – April 7, 1981) was a record producer and the manager for The Who. ... Tommy (1969) is one of The Whos two full-scale rock operas, and the first musical work explicitly billed as a rock opera. ... Underture is a song by The Who. ... Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born May 19, 1945 in Chiswick, London) is an influential British rock guitarist and songwriter who is best known for his work with The Who. ... Not to be confused with The Guess Who. ... Tommy (1969) is one of The Whos two full-scale rock operas, the second is Quadrophenia (1979 in music 1969). ... Hallucinogenic drugs or hallucinogens are drugs that can alter sensory perceptions, elicit alternate states of consciousness, or cause hallucinations. ...


In the movie version of Tommy, the Acid Queen is played by Tina Turner. Tommy was a rock opera written by The Who that was later made into a movie. ... Tina Turner on the cover of her 1991 compilation album Simply the Best Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock, November 26, 1939) is an American R&B, pop, rock and soul singer, Buddhist and occasional actress. ...


 
 

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