Pete Townshend

Pinball Wizard by Elton John

Contributed by Garrison Martin<i><br>License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>“Pinball Wizard” is a song written by Pete Townshend and performed by the English rock …

Typography

Women Are Saving the Electric Guitar

When Fender chose artists to represent its iconic Stratocaster guitar in a new marketing campaign, it didn’t go with the usual Strat-slingers. You …

Guitar

Watch the Who Play Fiery ‘Baba O’Riley’ in Clip From New Concert Film

The Who‘s ongoing 50th-anniversary tour resumes September 14th in Portland, Oregon, but those that can’t make one of the shows can head to their …

Hyde Park

Flashback: Pete Townshend and Jack White Unplug For ‘The Seeker’

When the Who hit the road in 2006 behind their just-released LP <i>Endless Wire</i>, the shows were largely confined to massive arenas. But during downtime …

Jack White

Watch Pete Townshend, the Roots Perform the Who’s ‘Love Reign O’er Me’

Pete Townshend, tenor Alfie Boe and the Roots teamed to perform the Who‘s “Love Reign O’er Me” on <i>The Tonight Show</i> Friday.<p>Boe’s Tony-winning vocals …

The Who

Pete Townshend Goes Acoustic on ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’

On October 9th, The Who‘s Pete Townshend sat down with <i>Rolling Stone</i> head honcho Jann Wenner for a chat about the legendary guitarist’s revealing new …

Guitar

Pete Townshend Plots Short ‘Classic Quadrophenia’ Tour

Pete Townshend will perform The Who‘s famous 1973 double album <i>Quadrophenia</i> live with orchestral accompaniment at four concerts around America in …

Music

The Who’s Roger Daltrey donates money to Chicago hospital

CHICAGO – Rock star Roger Daltrey from The Who donated nearly $500,000 to Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Friday.Daltrey personally presented the …

The Who

Pete Townshend Albums Ranked Worst to Best

Nothing by the Who. No tribute records to Meher Baba. But we do have concept albums, collaborations and some pretty cool solo records made between …

Classic Rock

From the Archives: The Who returns to Los Angeles

After a four-year absence, the Who returned to Los Angeles in 1980 with seven live concerts. The 110,000 tickets quickly sold out. On June 20 and 21, 1980, the Who performed at the Forum in Inglewood. The next five performances, June 23-28, where at the Los Angeles Sports Arena.<p>In the June 23, …

Los Angeles

Eight Clips: The Blues Guitar

By the early 1970s, the electric blues guitar reached its peak in mass popularity. With roots in the post-World War II Chicago blues style marked by …

Guitar

Devante Smith-Pelly just went Pete Townshend on the celly

The Washington Capitals currently lead the Vegas Golden Knights 3-0 in Game 4, but it’s Devante Smith-Pelly who’s truly winning with the hockey …

Ice Hockey

Roger Daltrey Says Pete Townshend Could Still Do His 'Greatest' Work

<b>The Who</b> frontman <b>Roger Daltrey</b> says his longtime bandmate, guitarist <b>Pete Townshend</b>, is capable of writing the best music of his life.<p>Daltrey says it …

Rock Music

Roger Daltrey Says Pete Townshend Could Still Write His 'Greatest Work'

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey believes Pete Townshend might not have written his “greatest work,” and hopes he finds the inspiration to do …

Classic Rock

New Music Alert; ROGER DALTREY Solo Album, "As Long As I Have You."

3 weeks ago<p><b>Pete Townshend</b> plays on seven of the 11 tracks on As Long as I Have You, and <b>Roger</b> says it was <b>Pete</b> who "convinced [him] that it was great" …

Albums

The Who's Roger Daltrey: 'There's no better rock guitarist than Pete Townshend'

Roger Daltrey has hailed his band mate of 54 years Pete Townshend as the ‘ultimate guitarist’.

Soul Music

Saturday Night Noxious Society, 19.5.18: 'Join Together with The Dream Team'

Greetings, groovers! On the day of the announcement of the final SNNS featuring Flash Boredom and Rob Noxious joined together as a broadcasting duo …

The Who

DJ Surly Shirley 5-16-18

This time I'm bringing you a little bit of everything! Tastes of Friday's Columbus Psych Fest with Heaven's Gateway Drugs, Pale Grey Lore, Golden …

Music Festivals

Hope Pete Townshend Is Having A Smashing Birthday!

1 month ago<p>Here's a performance from Late Night With David Letterman in 1993.<p>Pete does a great version of "Pinball Wizard" then reduces a beautiful …

David Letterman

Today's top celebrity birthdays list (May 19, 2018)

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Happy Birthday Pete Townshend: The Who Performing Live Spotify Playlist

Saturday Stream celebrates Pete Townshend’s birthday today with a Spotify Playlist collectingThe post Happy Birthday Pete Townshend: The Who …

The Who

Happy Birthday! Pete Townshend

1 month ago<p>Born on this day in 1945, Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend, the English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best …

Music

The Best Pete Townshend Guitar Smashings

<b>The Who</b>, London’s mod rockers, are known for a lot of things, from classic hits like “Baba O’Riley” and “My Generation” to on-stage antics, like <b>Roger</b> …

Guitar

First Listen: Roger Daltrey "How Far"

2 months ago<p>Roger Daltrey has just released the second song from his upcoming album, <i>As Long As I Have You</i>. It's a cover of Stephen Stills' "How …

The Who

The Who's Roger Daltrey recalls little-known 1969 arrest: 'We were on the run from the police'

It was a Friday night in 1969, and The Who was on the run from the NYPD.<p>It's a story that may sound vaguely familiar to devoted fans, but Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend have spoken little of the strange altercation that unfolded at Fillmore East, briefly one of New York's buzziest rock venues -- …

College Basketball

Pete Townshend Remembers 'Who Came First' 45(ish) Years Later

Who Came First: 45th Anniversary Expanded Edition<p>UME<p>20 April 2018<p>Technically Pete Townshend's first solo release, 1972's <i>Who Came First</i> doesn't make …

Guitar

Jeff Miers' Playlist: Ghost-Note, Prince, Sleep, Glasper, Townshend

1. Ghost-Note, "Milkshake" The insanely addictive jazz-funk-hip-hop-R&B collective has released an eminently loveable collection in the form of …

New Albums

Pete Townshend's Smashed Concert Strat Can Be Yours!

3 months ago<p>LONG LIVE ROCK!!! Through Sunday you can bid on the splintered pieces of a 1964 Sonic Blue Fender Stratocaster, shattered in concert by …

Guitar

The Remains of a 1964 Strat Destroyed by The Who's Pete Townshend Are Going Up for Auction

Townshend destroyed the Sonic Blue Strat during a 1967 show at the Long Island Arena in Commack, NY.<p>310<p>SHARES<p>The remains of a 1964 Sonic Blue Fender …

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