Pete Townshend
Pete Townshend
04/21/2017 at 17:36. Facebook
Thos of you who were fortunate to be in the audience at Wednesday evening's Symfunny No 2 event in aid of Parkinson's UK at the Royal Albert Hall would have heard Pete perform an odd little ditty, nay, a fugue, accompanied by James Morgan and the orchestra. This is 'Football Fugue' for which Pete wrote the words to accompany his late father-in-law Edwin Astley's orchestral arrangement.

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Pete Townshend - Football Fugue - London 2017

Pete Townshend at the Symfunny event at the Royal Albert Hall, Wednesday 19th April 2017.

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Last night’s Symfunny No. 2 in aid of Parkinson’s UK at the Royal Albert Hall in London gathered together an assorted line-up of stars from the worlds of comedy and music (both classical and rock) to strut their stuff in raising much-needed funds for this worthiest of charities.

The evening was compered by comedian Jason Manford and included performances by the likes of Aled Jones, Katie...
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Last nights Symfunny No 2 in aid of Parkinsons UK at the

Pete Townshend 'Love Reign O'er Me' Symfunny 2 @ RAH London 19.04.17HD

Pete Townshend 'Love Reign O'er Me' live at The Royal Albert Hall for Symfunny 2 for Parkinson's UK. 19.04.17

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The Who / Shure SM58 50th Anniversary Limited Edition microphones signed by Pete and Roger are up for a 10 day auction. These are serial #s 1-10, with #1 signed in gold ink.

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The unsigned mics (serial# 11-300) remain available at a fixed price listing.
The Who Shure SM58 50th Anniversary Limited Edition microphones signed by Pete
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The Who / Shure SM58 50th Anniversary Limited Edition microphones signed by Pete and Roger will go up for a 10 day auction starting today at 4PM Pacific Time US. These are serial #s 1-10, with #1 signed in gold ink.

The 'Remind Me' box in the lower right corner of the page will switch to 'Shop Now' at that time. Here's the link: bit.ly/shureinc

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The Who Shure SM58 50th Anniversary Limited Edition microphones signed by Pete

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Released today for the very first time on vinyl! A two-LP set remastered at Abbey Road and pressed onto limited edition heavyweight 180g orange-coloured vinyl.
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Released today for the very first time on vinyl A twoLP set
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Released today, remastered at Abbey Road and pressed onto limited edition heavyweight 180g silver-coloured vinyl.
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Released today remastered at Abbey Road and pressed onto limited edition heavyweight
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Released today, remastered at Abbey Road and pressed onto limited edition heavyweight 180g blue-coloured vinyl.
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Released today remastered at Abbey Road and pressed onto limited edition heavyweight
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We’ve signed some amazing merchandise for this auction to support @TeenageCancer! Check it out . . . [ Charitystars.com Link ]
Weve signed some amazing merchandise for this auction to support TeenageCancer Check

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The first batch of Pete’s solo albums, remastered at Abbey Road and pressed onto limited edition heavyweight 180g coloured vinyl are available now. With the next issues coming very soon!

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Exclusive signed prints by William Snyder. Just take a look at this fabulous shot of Pete being the Birdman.
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Exclusive signed prints by William Snyder Just take a look at this

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Happy birthday to David Gilmour, born this day in 1946. "Gilmour!!! . . . ."
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Happy birthday to David Gilmour born this day in 1946 "Gilmour "

Pete Townshend - Give Blood (featuring David Gilmour)

Classic Pete Townshend LIVE

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Pete’s first two solo LPs ‘Who Came First’ and ‘Rough Mix’ (with Ronnie Lane) have been remastered at half-speed at Abbey Road Studios and are now available on limited edition 180g coloured vinyl.

The other albums will follow very shortly!

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Petes first two solo LPs Who Came First and Rough Mix with
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Very sad to report the death of British illustrator and designer Alan Aldridge who created the cover of The Who's second album A QUICK ONE. Alan died following a debilitating illness and we send his family our condolences. As well as A Quick One, Alan was responsible for the cover of Elton John's Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy, two books of Illustrated Beatles Lyrics and countless...
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19 April 2017 sees this wonderful event return to the Hall, with musicians and comedians performing a night of music and laughter for Parkinson’s UK.
Returning to the Symfunny stage and hosting this spectacular evening is stand-up comedian and star of the West End’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jason Manford.
We are thrilled to announce that joining Jason is legendary member of The Who, Pete...
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19 April 2017 sees this wonderful event return to the Hall with

Symfunny No 2

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Pete has promised to perform 'Football Fugue' at the Symfunny No. 2 concert in April. He co-wrote 'Football Fugue' back in 1978 with his father-in-law, the late Ted Astley. Ted composed the terrific orchestration on this delightful ditty about football hooliganism. He and Pete recorded it at Olympic Studios in Barnes in September 1978 with Glyn Johns engineering. It first appeared on 1987's...
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Pete has promised to perform Football Fugue at the Symfunny No 2

PETE TOWNSHEND: Football Fugue

Track 8 off CD 2 of the 2002 release SCOOPED on Eel Pie Recordings. Ted Astley composed this track over which Pete Townshend wrote a lyric. It reminded Towns...

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PARKINSON’S UK AND MORGAN POCHIN PRESENT: SYMFUNNY NO. 2

An Evening of Music and Comedy Raising Funds for Parkinson’s UK

PETE TOWNSHEND, ROB DEERING AND HOST, JASON MANFORD

ALSO STARRING:
KATIE MELUA, COLLABRO, JOSH WIDDICOMBE, JACK DEE
AND THE I’M SORRY I HAVEN’T A CLUE TEAM

• STARS OF MUSIC AND COMEDY UNITE FOR PARKINSON’S UK
• ROYAL ALBERT HALL, WEDNESDAY 19 APRIL 2017
• ONE PERSON...
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PARKINSON’S UK AND MORGAN POCHIN PRESENT: SYMFUNNY NO 2

Parkinson's UK - Symfunny No. 2

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Here'a a short clip of Pete and co at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on 7 August 1993, part of a live performance of Psychoderelict.

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Pete Townshend (vocals, guitar)
Andy Fairweather Low (guitar)
Phil Palmer (guitar)
John 'Rabbit' Bundrick (organ)
Pino Palladino (bass)
Simon Phillips (drums)
Peter Hope-Evans (harmonica)
Billy Nicholls (backing vocals)
Katie Kissoon (backing...
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Herea a short clip of Pete and co at the Brooklyn Academy

Pete Townshend - Flame (Demo Version)/Now And Then - 8/7/1993 - Brooklyn Academy of Music (Official)

Pete Townshend - Flame (Demo Version)/Now And Then Recorded Live: 8/7/1993 - Brooklyn Academy of Music - Brooklyn, NY More Pete Townshend at Music Vault: htt...

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Sad to report the passing just before Christmas of record engineer and producer Bill Price. Bill worked with Pete Townshend on several of Pete's solo releases including White City and Empty Glass.

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Sad to report the passing just before Christmas of record engineer and

Revered engineer Bill Price dies aged 72

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