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Pete Townshend is the legendary lead guitarist and principal songwriter for The Who, one of the most influential rock-and-roll bands of all time. He is one of Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. He resides in West London, where he was raised.
It feels like he wrote the book for himself as much as he did it for us, which makes it even better.
Book is very disjointed throughout where it looks like he is giving details then drops a fact in the makes you realize he left so much out.
I did some research on the two albums and saw that Pete Townshend was behind the music and lyrics of the band.
Pete Townshend is a very serious guy and so is this book. I've been a Who fan all my life from their beginnings in the 60's, also a Townshend solo fan. Read morePublished 21 hours ago by Vir2ul1
Brilliant guy. I had no idea who he was, other than he sometimes smashed his guitar.Published 1 day ago by pietstephens
A revealing and honest disclosure of a lot of deeply personal feelings and emotions. This is the first rock-star autobiography I have read and it gives you some interesting... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Made Alive
I have always wanted to know about the creative driving force behind The WhoPublished 11 days ago by D. Burnett
Not a great read, but not a bad read. I've never really read about the history of The Who, so my reading of this book benefited from not having a previous perspective on event in... Read morePublished 15 days ago by NJ Springsteen Fan
Gave a good backstory on the Who band and this artist particularly. They're a temperamental in-the-moment bunch with big egos who don't plan for their future. Read morePublished 17 days ago by D. Christofferson
One of my interests other than literature and film is my interest in biographies of musical artists, particularly those who came to prominence in the 'golden age' of rock'n'roll... Read morePublished 22 days ago by BOB
Peter Townsend....... The first and only time I saw Peter was in Boston at the Music Hall just before the Magic Bus album was released. In fact they did that song. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Richard Farese