The Who released their debut album ‘My Generation’ 50 years ago, named after the era-defining single of the same name. Over the years it’s been covered by everyone from Manchester’s Oasis to Barcelona group Lone Star. Below are nine of the best and worst attempts – before we begin, though, let’s remind ourselves of the original’s stuttering, shambolic, 10/10 brilliance one more time:

GREEN DAY (1992)
What it’s like, in three words:
Lacklustre, then flaming. 7/10

HILARY DUFF (2004)
What it’s like, in three words:
Cringe; disrespectful; godawful. 0/10

PATTI SMITH (1976)
What it’s like, in three words:
Furious; sweary; urgent. 10/10

COUNT FIVE (1966)
What it’s like, in three words:
Clean; throaty; awkward. 6/10

LONE STAR (1966)
What it’s like, in three words:
Spanish; placid; upbeat. 5/10

IRON MAIDEN (1996)
What it’s like, in three words:
Strained; flamboyant; slippery. 8/10

ATOM™ (2013)
What it’s like, in three words:
Glitchy; electronic; alarming. 6/10

OASIS (2002)
What it’s like, in three words:
Heavier; gritty; extended. 9/10

APOLOGETIX (2002)
What it’s like, in three words:
Grossly, Biblically Christian. 3/10

LIAM, ROGER DALTREY, BONEHEAD (2015)
What it’s like, in three words: Messy; under-rehearsed; cool. 7/10

Liam Gallagher & Roger Daltrey – My Generation… by eidurrasmussen