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Pete Townshend Will Only Smash One More Guitar For Charity

by Music-News.com

Pete Townshend and his band mates – comprised of Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, and drummer Keith Moon – were known for their hedonistic behaviour which included smashing their instruments and wrecking their stages, but now that he’s older, Pete has said he’ll only cause damage to another guitar if it helps to raise money for charity.

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The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Plays Boston #Review

by Music-News.com

In 2018, The Who’s singer, Roger Daltrey, toured and performed the bands’ legendary Rock-opera, “Tommy,” in its entirety with assistance from orchestras that were in the areas in which he was playing. Since there is a good amount of orchestration on the original “Tommy” album (which were all performed by the groups’ now-deceased bass player, John Entwistle), it is not surprising that the results of the shows were quite superb.

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The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Debut Two New Songs At Wembley Stadium

by Music-News.com

The Who debuted two new songs from their upcoming new album as they made their return to Wembley Stadium on Saturday (06.07.19).

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Pretty Things SF Sorrow

Fact: The Pretty Things ‘SF Sorrow’ Was The First Rock Opera, Tommy Was Second

by Paul Cashmere

Pretty Things rock opera ‘SF Sorrow’ album predates The Who’s ‘Tommy’ by six months but to this day Pete Townshend has not cited The Pretty Things classic as an inspiration.

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The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete Townshend Expands Solo Album ‘Who Came First’

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

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

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The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete Townshend and Rachel Fuller Reveal They Are Married

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Who rocker Pete Townshend is taking a break from music after announcing he has secretly married his longtime partner Rachel Fuller.

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The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Singles and Pete Townshend Scoop Series On The Way

by Paul Cashmere

Who fans got a double dose of good new son Tuesday (August 1) with a new collection of the band singles and reissues of Pete Townshend’s three Scoop series albums.

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The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete Townshend To Tour Classic Quadrophenia In The USA

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Pete Townshend is bringing his Classic Quadrophenia to the U.S. in September for four performances.

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Thunderclap Newman Hollywood Dream

R.I.P. Andy ‘Thunderclap’ Newman 1942-2016

by Paul Cashmere

Andy ‘Thunderclap’ Newman has died at the age of 73.

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The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Back Live After Roger Daltrey’s Illness

by Paul Cashmere

The Who returned to the stage on Saturday night with the first of a long string of postponed North American shows.

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The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Roger Daltrey Records Pete Townshend Solo Song

by Music-News.com

Teen Cancer America will release an exclusive recording of Roger Daltrey performing the 1980 Pete Townshend solo classic “Let My Love Open The Door.”

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The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Release Fourth and Final Singles Box

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

After releases covering their time on the Brunswick, Reaction and Track labels, the Who will bring their career spanning singles box sets series to a close with Volume 4: The Polydor Singles 1975-2015.

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The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Postpone US Tour

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Who have been forced to postpone the rest of their U.S. tour until the spring after Roger Daltrey was diagnosed with viral meningitis.

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Bruce Springsteen Presents Award To Pete Townshend And Then Performs With The Who #Video

by Paul Cashmere

Bruce Springsteen joined The Who for a couple of classics live this week.

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Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete Townshend Preps Compilation and Symphonic Albums

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Pete Townshend will release a new solo career compilation, Truancy: The Very Best of Pete Townshend, on June 30 via a new agreement with Universal Music Enterprises.

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Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete Townshend To Receive Stevie Ray Vaughan Award

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Pete Townshend of the Who has been selected to receive the 2015 Stevie Ray Vaughan Award from the MusiCares MAP Fund.

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Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Open Tour In London SETLIST

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Who kicked off the 2015 leg of their The Who Hit 50! Tour last Sunday night (March 22) at the 02 Arena in London.

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Pete Townshend Solo Catalogue Set For Reissue

by Music-News.com

Eleven of Pete Townshend’s solo albums are set for re-release for digital retailers.

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Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Perform Four Songs At Conference VIDEO

by Music-News.com

Pete Townshend swore at some Guardian online readers this week (that is the ones that post inane comments below his articles) at a press conference announcing The Who at 50 anniversary tour.

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Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Prep Quadrophenia Live Release

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Who will chronicle their last tour around the world on June 10 with Quadrophenia: Live in London on a number of different formats.

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Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete Townshend To Debut New Song In TV Show

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Pete Townshend’s song from The Who became the themes for three CSI shows and now he is going to debut an original show in the new show The Americans.

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The Who - Tommy Super Deluxe Edition

Play The Who Memory Game

by Anthony Barton

To celebrate the rerelease of their seminal album, ‘Tommy’, in both Deluxe and Super Deluxe versions, The Who have created ‘The Who Game’, giving fans the opportunity to unlock an exclusive live track.

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Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Have One Tour Left In Them

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Pete Townshend has made it clear that The Who will do one last big tour in 2015 and that will be the end of the road for them.

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Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete Townshend Wants To Make Sure The Kid’s Alright After Losing It At Gig

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Pete Townshend recently lost it at an Ontario, Canada performance of the Who’s Quadrophenia after spotting a sign in the crowd he found offensive.

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The Who Quadrophenia And More

The Who To Tour Quadrophenia In UK

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The Who are taking their tour of the album Quadrophenia to the U.K.

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The Who Quadrophenia And More

Pete Townshend Walks Off Stage During Encore After Complaining Of Too Loud Music

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It took less than one show for controversy to hit the Who’s Quadrophenia tour opener Thursday night in Sunrise, Florida.

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Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete Townshend Of The Who Prepares Autobiography

by Andrew Tijs

Who guitarist Pete Townshend will release his long-awaited biography in October.

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George Michael And Pete Townshend To Play Olympics

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Last week we learned that Paul McCartney will be playing the opening ceremonies for the London Olympics and it has now been revealed that the Who and George Michael will be playing for the closing ceremonies.

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