The Who may be a legendarily loud rock and roll band, but the “sex, drugs and rock and roll” mantra might not be as fitting as it once was. Footage has emerged of the band’s frontman Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend threatening to cancel a recent show on New York’s Long Island after marijuana
In a detailed letter, The Who guitarist Pete Townshend has apologised for his appalling behaviour after mouthing the words “fuck off” to a 7-year-old girl and her father at a recent gig, attributing his manners to being caught in “rock star mode”. The iconic rocker came off as very unimpressed during the show in Ontario,
Pete Townshend has revealed his plans for The Who to tour their 1973 concept album Quadrophenia next year. The guitarist, songwriter and singer outlined the tour on The Who‘s website, though no dates have yet been confirmed.
The Who‘s Pete Townshend is to publish his long-awaited memoirs. The large-nosed guitarist will release the book next year, marking the end of a work in progress that lasted a decade. The tome will be called Pete Townshend: Who’s He?, with Townshend securing a deal with Harper Collins through the same man, one Ed Victor,
Pete Townshend has made a curious admission in a recent edition of special magazine, with the famed guitarist saying he wished he had never joined The Who, the band without which he might not enjoy his mansions in Oxfordshire and Surrey, along with a place on the Sunday Times Rich List.