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Pete Townshend - an extended interview by Mark Blake

December 30, 2014

Pete Townshend - an extended interview by Mark Blake

To research his excellent new book PRETEND YOU’RE IN A WAR: THE WHO & THE SIXTIES, author Mark Blake interviewed nearly 100 key characters from Who history, including ex-bandmates, schoolmates, producers, girlfriends, roadies, and frien...

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The Who wrap up UK leg of tour early

December 17, 2014

The Who wrap up UK leg of tour early

The final two shows in London that were scheduled for Dec 17 and 18  have been postponed to March 22 and 23, due to Roger Daltrey suffering from a throat infection. The final show in Cardiff on Monday was nearly cancelled too, but the ...

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Pete Townshend’s Classic Quadrophenia

December 1, 2014

Pete Townshend’s Classic Quadrophenia

Pete Townshend has created a new orchestral version of one of The Who’s landmark albums – ‘Quadrophenia’. The new incarnation of this classic rock opera is the latest chapter in Townshend’s lifelong mission to break the three-minute mould...

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Play it Loud: The Story of the Marshall Amp

November 29, 2014

Play it Loud: The Story of the Marshall Amp

Pete Townshend is featured in an excellent new documentary on the history of the Marshall amplifier that aired last night on BBC4. The film tells the story of the "Father of Loud" Jim Marshall, who started out in a shop in West London near ...

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