PETE TOWNSHEND

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Pete Townshend Not Happy About Classic Quadrophenia’s (Lack Of) Chart Position

Classic Quadrophenia has been completely excluded from the U.K. classical music charts.

06/09/2015

Bruce Springsteen and the Who ( Photo courtesy of The Recording Academy®/WireImage.com, photo by Theo Wargo © 2015)

Bruce Springsteen, Joan Jett, Roger Daltrey Pay Tribute to Pete Townshend at MusiCares Event

“I wouldn’t be windmilling a Fender Telecaster if it weren’t for Pete Townshend.” – Bruce Springsteen

05/29/2015

Pete Townshend attends the UK Premiere of 'Sensation - The Story of The Who's Tommy' at Riverside Studios on October 22, 2013 in London, England. (Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Pete Townshend Celebrates His 70th Birthday with Politically Critical Song ‘Guantanamo': Listen

Pete Townshend is getting increasingly political as he ages. To celebrate his 70th birthday, the Who guitarist and songwriter took on the American military prison in Cuba.

05/19/2015

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Pete Townshend on The Who’s Live Shows: ‘I Don’t Find Them Fulfilling’

“The shows? I don’t like them. I don’t find them fulfilling.”

05/01/2015

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Bruce Springsteen to Honor Pete Townshend at Benefit Concert

Townshend will be awarded the Stevie Ray Vaughn Award by the Boss for his work with MusiCares.

04/24/2015

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of the Who (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Roger Daltrey Teases New Who Album: ‘I’m Always Ready and Raring to Go’

The iconic frontman says “My voice is still in good shape.”

01/30/2014

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Roger Daltrey Interview: Who Album Next Year (Maybe), Tour in 2015

“The Who, we’ll always have Pino [Palladino] on bass, I’m sure, and if the music is suitable for Zak [Starkey] on the drums, then great. I don’t know. The Who is Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey. And the echoes of John [Entwistle] and Keith [Moon] will always reverberate whenever we play. I can’t tell you who we’ll use if we make a new album, until I hear the music.”

10/30/2013

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Who’s Last? Pete Townshend Says Who’s Farewell Tour Will Be In 2015

Three decades after their first “farewell” tour in 1982, Pete Townshend has announced that the Who will go on their final, final tour… two years from now in 2015.

10/24/2013

Tracy Chapman, Sting and Bruce Springsteen on Amnesty International's 1988 tour (Luke Frazza, Getty Images)

Amnesty International Concerts, Featuring Springsteen, Sting, U2, Coming To DVD & CD

Beginning in 1986, the Human Rights Concerts toured the globe to raise funds and awareness of Amnesty International. Acts like Bruce Springsteen, Sting, U2, Peter Gabriel, Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant and Jimmy Page and more took the stage to perform for a cause.

10/11/2013

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Pete Townshend Quashes One Direction Fan Feud With Kindness, Perspective

If you’ve been following along, there’s a new One Direction song out dubiously titled “Best Song Ever.” You might find the whole thing ironic or borderline offensive because “Best Song Ever” borrows the chords from one of the best rock songs ever, “Baba O’Riley” by The Who.

08/16/2013

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