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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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The Who hit New York!

March 5, 2016

The Who hit New York!

The final leg of the Who Hits 50 tour got off to an excellent start last week, as Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey capped off a successful opening week with a riveting concert in New York City Thursday night, followed by a rare U.S. TV appe...

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Pete records new acoustic songs in a studio near Detroit!

February 28, 2016

Pete records new acoustic songs in a studio near Detroit!

Pete Townshend booked into The 45 Factory in Waterford, Michigan on Friday night to cut a few tracks for an acoustic project that he is working on. The 45 Factory is a vintage inspired recording studio located 20 Miles North of Detroit, whe...

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Electronica - the electronic music of Pete Townshend

February 17, 2016

Electronica - the electronic music of Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend is a pioneer of electronic music. His work with synthesisers dates back to 1971, and he has used them to create amazing soundscapes, and to help build a rhythmic frame for some of his most famous compositions. His love of exp...

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Pete Townshend posts heartfelt tribute to David Bowie

January 12, 2016

Pete Townshend posts heartfelt tribute to David Bowie

Pete Townshend has issued a lovely statement about his longtime friend David Bowie. In his blog posted on thewho.com yesterday, Pete said “For those who were his fans he was a charismatic and exotic creature and still gloriously beautiful e...

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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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