Pete Townshend
yesterday at 11:43. Facebook
Pete’s first two solo LPs ‘Who Came First’ and ‘Rough Mix’ have been wonderfully 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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Pete Townshend
02/18/2017 at 18:15. Facebook
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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Pete Townshend
02/18/2017 at 12:09. Facebook
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Symfunny No 2

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Pete Townshend
02/18/2017 at 11:54. Facebook
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 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 - 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.

Personnel:
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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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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Revered engineer Bill Price dies aged 72

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Very pleased to see that my friend Jean-Michel Jarre has been nominated for a #Grammy for Best Electronic/Dance Album! for Electronica 1 : The Time Machine #Electronica #JMJElectronica #Grammys
Here's Pete's demo for 'You Better You Bet' which you can find on ANOTHER SCOOP or on his Complete playlist on Spotify.

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Pete Townshend The Who - You Better You Bet Face Dances Demo

Pete Townshend The Who - You Better You Bet Demo

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Check out 21 of Pete's most popular songs on his 'Best Of' playlist on Spotify . . .

Pete Townshend Best Of, a playlist by Pete Townshend on Spotify

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Read Pete Townshend's interview with Rolling Stone about how he made his demos for The Who's My Generation album in his Belgravia flat using two tape recorders, a guitar, a zither, an autoharp and very little else.

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The Who's Pete Townshend on Raiding Vaults for 'My Generation' Box Set

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Have a listen to a teenage Pete Townshend on 'The Girls I Could've Had', one of the My Generation demos discovered in Pete’s tape archives in 2015. It’s included on the My Generation – Super Deluxe, out on 18th November. [ Po.st Link ]

The Who - The Girls I Could've Had (Audio)

Taken from The Who – My Generation Super Deluxe Order now: https://thewho.lnk.to/MyGeneration5CD http://vevo.ly/hkoVub

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Here's a clip from the stage show of Psychoderelict live at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on 7 August 1993 with Pete and the band performing 'English Boy'. The personnel was:

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)...
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Pete Townshend - English Boy (Reprise) - 8/7/1993 - Brooklyn Academy of Music (Official)

Pete Townshend - English Boy (Reprise) Recorded Live: 8/7/1993 - Brooklyn Academy of Music - Brooklyn, NY More Pete Townshend at Music Vault: http://www.musi...

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