Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend Of The Who Is 69 Today
Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend was born on this day May 19, 1945 at hospital in West London. In 1956, Pete’s Grandmother Emma would purchase him his first guitar. Thank you to Grandma for planting the rock and roll seed.
This week in 1969, The Who releases "Tommy" the first …
Pete Townshend Curses Out Fan At Concert
The grandparents aren't alright. Throughout his career, Pete Townshend's famously profane mouth has often caused his admirers to smile, shake their heads and say, "That's just Pete being Pete." But now, it seems to have gotten him in trouble with a fan and his daught…
Acoustical Townshend – Today’s Vinyl Vault
A various artists package came out in 1979 containing highlights from the Secret Policeman's Ball concert that year.  Pete Townshend was the most popular attraction, so naturally, his parts got the most attention.  You may recall his acoustic version of Won't Get Fooled Again due…

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