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New Pete Townshend Limited Edition Stratocaster!

July 20, 2016

New Pete Townshend Limited Edition Stratocaster!

Fender Custom Shop have announced an upcoming release of the Limited Edition Pete Townshend Stratocaster. Pete has been primarily using Fender Stratocasters on stage with The Who since 1989, which have been a good match with his Fender Vibr...

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The Who perform private charity show to raise funds for TCA

June 3, 2016

The Who perform private charity show to raise funds for TCA

The Who closed out their North American leg of The Who Hits 50 tour with “Who Cares About The Next Generation”, a private charity event to benefit Teen Cancer America and the UCLA Autism Treatment Program. The show took place on May 31 in t...

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Pete and Roger receive Gershwin Award at UCLA Spring Sing

May 30, 2016

Pete and Roger receive Gershwin Award at UCLA Spring Sing

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey were the recipients of the prestigious George and Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Musical Achievement at the 2016 Spring Sing that was put on by the UCLA Student Alumni Association.  They were presented...

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Happy 71st birthday Pete!

May 19, 2016

Happy 71st birthday Pete!

Happy birthday to Pete Townshend, who turns 71 years young today! Pete has been showing us all how to live our lives to the fullest potential by continuing to burn up stages with The Who, proving that they are still the greatest live rock ...

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The Who to play Desert Trip festival in October!

May 3, 2016

The Who to play Desert Trip festival in October!

After weeks of rumours and speculation followed by sound bite videos from the artists mysteriously proclaiming “October”, the mega concert featuring The Who, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and Roger Waters was officia...

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In fond memory of Andy 'Thunderclap' Newman

March 30, 2016

In fond memory of Andy 'Thunderclap' Newman

We are sad to announce that Andy "Thunderclap" Newman has passed away this week. Andy was the keyboard player of the 1960's band Thunderclap Newman. Pete Townshend put the band together to record for The Who's label Track Records in late 19...

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Who Cares and Teen Cancer America launch new lounge at Memorial Sloan Kettering in NYC

March 21, 2016

Who Cares and Teen Cancer America launch new lounge at Memorial Sloan Kettering in NYC

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey attended the launch of The Lounge at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City on Friday, March 18. The space designed for teen and young adult patients was made possible by a generous dona...

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Pete Townshend has had an enormous impact on the world of music for 50 years as a composer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, singer, electronic music pioneer, producer, literary author and editor, and as the creative force behind legendary rock band The Who.

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