Happy Birthday To A Musician That Can Do It AllIn addition to guitar, he can also play numerous instruments. He's self-taught and has never taken formal instruction.
Listen to The Who's Previously Unheard 'The Girls I Could Have Had'"It’s about my lack of success with girls when I lived at Chesham Place, partly because I spent all my time in my studio," Townsend said.
Bruce Springsteen, Joan Jett, Roger Daltrey Pay Tribute to Pete Townshend at MusiCares Event"I wouldn't be windmilling a Fender Telecaster if it weren't for Pete Townshend." - Bruce Springsteen
Pete Townshend Celebrates His 70th Birthday with Politically Critical Song 'Guantanamo': ListenHappy 70th birthday!
Pete Townshend on The Who's Live Shows: 'I Don't Find Them Fulfilling'“The shows? I don’t like them. I don’t find them fulfilling."
Bruce Springsteen to Honor Pete Townshend at Benefit ConcertTownshend will be awarded the Stevie Ray Vaughn Award by the Boss for his work with MusiCares.
Roger Daltrey Teases New Who Album: ‘I’m Always Ready and Raring to Go’The iconic frontman says "My voice is still in good shape."
Dave Davies Talks About John Lennon's Love For The Kinks & Van Halen's 'You Really Got Me' CoverDave Davies of The Kinks was recently kind enough to do an interview on the 104.3 K-HiTS Blue Cross Blue Shield performance stage. Davies talked about a range of topics, including Van Halen's cover of You Really Got Me along with John Lennon's and Pete Townshend's love for The Kinks.
Roger Daltrey Interview: Who Album Next Year (Maybe), Tour in 2015"The Who, we'll always have Pino [Palladino] on bass, I'm sure, and if the music is suitable for Zak [Starkey] on the drums, then great. I don't know. The Who is Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey. And the echoes of John [Entwistle] and Keith [Moon] will always reverberate whenever we play. I can't tell you who we'll use if we make a new album, until I hear the music."
Who's Last? Pete Townshend Says Who's Farewell Tour Will Be In 2015Three decades after their first "farewell" tour in 1982, Pete Townshend has announced that the Who will go on their final, final tour… two years from now in 2015.
Amnesty International Concerts, Featuring Springsteen, Sting, U2, Coming To DVD & CDBeginning in 1986, the Human Rights Concerts toured the globe to raise funds and awareness of Amnesty International. Acts like Bruce Springsteen, Sting, U2, Peter Gabriel, Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant and Jimmy Page and more took the stage to perform for a cause.
Pete Townshend Quashes One Direction Fan Feud With Kindness, PerspectiveIf you've been following along, there's a new One Direction song out dubiously titled "Best Song Ever." If you're big fans of 1D, the you might buy into the title. If you're more of a classic rock fan, you might find the whole thing ironic or borderline offensive because "Best Song Ever" borrows the chords from one of the best rock songs ever, "Baba O'Riley" by The Who.