I Can’t Explain

~ Recording by The Who

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.1 I Can't Explain ?:?? I Can't Explain The Who Brunswick Records 05926
1.1 I Can't Explain 2:05 I Can't Explain The Who Decca Records 31725
1.1 I Can't Explain ?:?? I Can't Explain The Who Decca Records 0596
1.1 I Can't Explain ?:?? I Can't Explain The Who Brunswick Records 05926
1.1 I Can't Explain ?:?? I Can't Explain The Who Life Records (Malaysia) 7-133
1.1 I Can't Explain ?:?? I Can't Explain The Who Brunswick Records 12 294L
1.1 I Can't Explain ?:?? I Can't Explain The Who Brunswick Records 0 5926
1.1 I Can't Explain ?:?? I Can't Explain The Who Festival Records (Australian) FK-893
1.1 I Can't Explain ?:?? I Can't Explain The Who Decca Records 31725
1.1 I Can't Explain ?:?? I Can't Explain The Who Decca Records 31725
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy The Who Decca Records DL 79184
1.1 I Can't Explain ?:?? I Can't Explain The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCA-60110
1.1 I Can't Explain 2:05 Hooligans The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCA2-12001
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) DIDX-348, MCAD-37001
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:06 Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) DIDX-348, MCAD-37001
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:11 The Who Collection The Who Impression Records (80s UK compilations) SMR 570
1.1 I Can't Explain 2:11 The Who Collection The Who Impression Records (80s UK compilations) SMD 570
1.12 I Can't Explain 2:05 Who's Better, Who's Best The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD-8031
1.1 I Can't Explain 2:05 Hooligans The Who
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD-37001
1.2 I Can't Explain 2:05 My Generation The Who
1.2 I Can't Explain 2:06 Vintage Gold The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD-37303
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCBBD-37001
1.6 I Can't Explain 2:04 Thirty Years of Maximum R&B The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD4-11020
1.6 I Can’t Explain 2:04 Thirty Years of Maximum R&B The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD4-11020
1.6 I Can't Explain 2:04 Thirty Years of Maximum R&B The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 521 751-2
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:07 The Godfathers of BritPop Various Artists
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 My Generation – The Very Best of The Who The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 533 150-2
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 My Generation – The Very Best of The Who The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 11462
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 My Generation – The Very Best of The Who The Who BMG Direct Marketing, Inc., MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) D 115793, MCAD-11462
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 My Generation – The Very Best of The Who The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD-11462
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 My Generation – The Very Best of The Who The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 533 150-2
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 My Generation – The Very Best of The Who The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCASD-11462
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD-37001
1.2 I Can’t Explain 2:06 Amplified Various Artists UTV Records 314 524 768-2
1.1 I Can't Explain 2:06 The Ultimate Collection The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 088 112 878-2
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:06 The Ultimate Collection The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990), UTV Records 088 112 877-2
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:06 The Ultimate Collection The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 065 300-2
1.14 I Can't Explain 2:05 My Generation The Who Chronicles (a label under UMG’s Universal Music Enterprises division), MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 088 112 926-2
1.14 I Can’t Explain 2:05 My Generation The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 112 926-2
1.14 I Can't Explain 2:05 My Generation The Who Universal International (release must say "制作:Universal International" AND have no logos other than "Universal Music") UICY-7120
1.1 I Can't Explain 2:07 Sixties Jukebox Classics: 54 Jukebox Smashes From the 60's Various Artists Universal (plain logo: "Universal") 68030
1.1 I Can't Explain 2:06 The Ultimate Collection The Who Universal Music TV (UK) 065 234-2
1.1 I Can't Explain 2:06 The Ultimate Collection The Who Universal (plain logo: "Universal") 065 269-2
1.14 I Can't Explain 2:05 My Generation The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 088 113 182-2
2.2 I Can’t Explain 2:07 The Best Air Guitar Album in the World… III Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD557
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:08 Then and Now (1964–2004) The Who Geffen Records B0001836-02
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:06 First Singles Box The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 9866338
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:08 Then and Now (1964–2004) The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 9866577
1.7 I Can’t Explain 2:06 Rock Giganten Various Artists Brunswick News 060249816020 (6)
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:07 Then and Now (1964–2007) The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 1732918
1.2 I Can't Explain 2:06 Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who The Who Geffen Records B0010613-02
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:06 The Ultimate Collection The Who Universal International (release must say "制作:Universal International" AND have no logos other than "Universal Music") UICY-90824, UICY-90825
2.2 I Can't Explain 2:05 The Weekend Starts Here! Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD922
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:07 Greatest Hits The Who Geffen Records B0013800-02
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:07 Greatest Hits The Who Geffen Records B001380002
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:07 Greatest Hits & More The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 0600753252024
1.1 I Can't Explain 2:07 Icon 2 The Who Geffen Records B0015407-02
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 The Singles The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) UIGY-9067
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:06 The Singles The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) UICY-94784/5
1.1 I Can't Explain 2:07 ICON The Who Geffen Records
2.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 Suggs Selection Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 5351948
1.2 I Can’t Explain (mono version) 2:05 The Who Hits 50! The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 3794048
1.2 I Can’t Explain (mono version) 2:05 The Who Hits 50! The Who Geffen Records B0022131-80
1.2 I Can’t Explain 2:05 The Who Hits 50! The Who Geffen Records B0021871-02
2.2 I Can’t Explain 2:05 Dreamboats and Miniskirts: Summer in the City Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 5348759
1.2 I Can’t Explain 2:04 Be Lucky The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 4721608
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy The Who Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 5774828
1.1 I Can't Explain 2:05 Hooligans The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD2-12001
1.1 I Can’t Explain 2:05 Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy The Who MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCABD-37001

Relationships

drums: Keith Moon (drummer)
guitar: Pete Townshend (of The Who)
bass: John Entwistle
percussion: Keith Moon (drummer)
piano: Perry Ford
background vocals: The Ivy League (60s rock)
lead vocals: Roger Daltrey
producer: Shel Talmy
vocals: John Entwistle
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
recorded at: Pye Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1964-11)
mash-ups: Ain't No Other Explanation by Jimmi Jammes
recording of: I Can’t Explain

I Can’t Explain

composer: Pete Townshend (of The Who)
lyricist: Pete Townshend (of The Who)
later parody versions: I Can't Escape
later translated versions: Ezin dut azaldu