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The History of the Who’s ‘Tommy’

We delve into the story behind the Who's 'Tommy' album, which was released on May 23, 1969.

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Hear Pete Townshend’s New Song, ‘Guantanamo’

A new Pete Townshend compilation will include two new songs, including one called "Guantanamo" about the controversial military prison.

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Pete Townshend No Longer Finds the Who’s Concerts ‘Fulfilling’

Just because you're great at something doesn't mean it's fun for you. Just ask Pete Townshend.

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Joan Jett, Billy Idol and More to Honor Pete Townshend

The punks will meet the godfather on May 28 at the Best Buy Theater in New York.

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Roger Daltrey Says Pete Townshend Is ‘Talking About’ a New Who Album

It's been nearly a decade since the Who released their most recent LP, 2006's Endless Wire, and it still looks like it'll be a while before fans hear another new album from Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.

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Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey Collaborating for ‘Mods and Rockers’ TV Show

The two surviving members of the Who will co-produce a British TV series about the London music scene of the mid-'60s.

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Roger Daltrey Tells Howard Stern About the Time He Knocked Out Pete Townshend

Roger Daltrey set the record straight about the time he knocked out Pete Townshend today. The Who singer told Howard Stern, on his radio program and TV show, that the story, which Townshend told a couple of years ago, is indeed true.

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Pete Townshend Speaks of the ‘Hatred’ in the Who’s Early Days

So much of the Who's creative tension was the result of the fact that its members didn't particularly like each other. None of that is really any secret, but in a new interview, guitarist Pete Townshend discussed how they managed to work together despite all the animosity.

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The Who’s Pete Townshend Apologizes To Seven-Year Old

The Who's Pete Townshend has apologized for his onstage behavior in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, where he mouthed an obscenity at a man who attended the show with his young daughter.

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Pete Townshend Curses Out Fan At Concert

The grandparents aren't alright. Throughout his career, Pete Townshend's famously profane mouth has often caused his admirers to smile, shake their heads and say, "That's just Pete being Pete." But now, it seems to have gotten him in trouble with a fan and his daughter.

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Pete Townshend Admits He Swiped His Trademark ‘Windmill’ From Keith Richards

Pete Townshend is undeniably one of rock music's most dynamic performers. The Who guitarist has always been notable for his energetic stage exertions -- particularly his signature "windmill" move, which consists of Townshend swinging his arm around in a furious windup before delivering a powerful strike to sound power chords on his guitar. In an interview with David Letterman, the musician says his trademark move was inspired by fellow rock icon Keith Richards.

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Pete Townshend Says Analyzing His Lyrics Led Him to Therapy

Writing songs can be a cathartic process, but Pete Townshend says that it took some time analyzing his lyrics a little deeper before realizing he needed therapy. The singer told NBC's 'The Today Show' (quotes via NME) that looking at some of the darker songs he'd written brought him to that conclusion.

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