This, ladies and gentlemen, is how you cover a great song.
No disparagement to Eddie Cochran, none intended or even possible. Eddie's original version was state-of-the-art back in the day. Eddie could really play, and he could really sing, and he performed great songs. The Who were of an age when the general level had risen in every way, and in every way that took place on the stage, live, they were the best.