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In an undelivered letter “written to the gods,” Pete Townshend advised his young son on his first birthday in 1990 to “Be a pessimist. It is the safest, most pragmatic way to be.
‘We feel the ghosts’: Pete Townshend on continuing with the Who after losses of Keith Moon, John Entwistle
As Pete Townshend prepares to retake the road with Roger Daltrey, he talked frankly about the Who’s two lost members, drummer Keith Moon and bassist John Entwistle.
Brace yourselves for the return of a trio of 1970s-era hitmakers: Jeff Lynne of Electric Light Orchestra fame, former Eagles guitarist Don Felder and Kiss
New Music Monday finds a couple of old-line favorites returning in Heart and Van Morrison, another terrific Grateful Dead reissue in the Dick’s Picks series, and two cool left turns from Diana Krall and Charlie Hunter.
Iggy Pop, John Wetton, Nektar, Sweet, Todd Rundgren – Who Are You: An All Star Tribute to the Who (2012)
The intrigue of compilations like this is when seemingly incongruent artists successfully combine, or when somebody turns a familiar tune inside out.
A new DVD focuses on the Who in all of their mid-1970s glory, capturing the iconic band on stage in Houston, Texas, at the start of a massive U.S. tour to promote The Who By Numbers, their seventh album.
Only perhaps on this site could we query folks for Desert Island Live Discs, and find a six-way tie among the responses between the Who, Bill Evans, Little Feat, Kiss, Warren Zevon and the Talking Heads.
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are set to reunite for a 36-date North American tour as the Who, presenting a concert called “Quadrophenia and More.”
Who bass-god John Entwistle — aka The Ox, aka The Quiet One — died on this day 10 years ago on the eve of the Who’s summer 2002 tour. It’s unlikely the rock world will ever have a musician quite like him again.