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Pete Townshend Expands Solo Album ‘Who Came First’

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on February 21, 2018

in News

In October 1972, Pete Townshend released his first solo album, Who Came First, a collection of demos and previously released material.

Three of the tracks came from the cocept album Lifehouse which never saw the light of day even though some of the songs made their way to the Who’s Next album. Four more were from two tribute albums that Townshend had recorded for his guru Meher Baba. Two new song rounded out the nine song track list.

The new 45th anniversary Expanded Edition includes 2-CDs, one with the original album and a second with seventeen additional tracks including alternate versions, an instrumental version of “Baba O’Reilly”, two live tracks and three previously unreleased songs.

Also in the package is a 24-page booklet of rare photos.

Pete Townshend Who Came FirstTrack List:

Disc 1
Pure and Easy
Evolution
Forever’s No Time At All
Let’s See Action
Time Is Passing
There’s a Heartache Following Me
Sheraton Gibson
Content
Parvardigar

Disc 2
His Hands
The Seeker (2017 edit)
Day Of Silence
Sleeping Dog
Mary Jane (Stage A Version)
I Always Say (2017 Edit)
Begin The Beguine (2017 edit)
Baba O’Reilly (Instrumental)
The Love Man (Stage C)
Content (Stage A)
Day Of Silence (Alternate Version)
Parvardigar (Alternate take)
Nothing Is Everything
There’s A Fortune In Those Hills
Meher Baba In Italy
Drowned (live in India)
Evolution (live at Ronnie Lane Memorial)

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