Pete Townshend
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1945-05-19
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Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend Biography (Wikipedia)

Peter Dennis Blandford "Pete" Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and main songwriter, for the rock band The Who. His career with the Who spans over 50 years, during which time the band grew to be considered one of the most influential bands of the 20th century.

Townshend is the main songwriter for The Who, having written well over 100 songs for the band's 11 studio albums, including concept albums and the rock operas Tommy and Quadrophenia, plus popular rock radio staples such as Who's Next, and dozens more that appeared as non-album singles, bonus tracks on reissues, and tracks on rarities compilations such as Odds & Sods (1974). He has also written more than 100 songs that have appeared on his solo albums, as well as radio jingles and television theme songs. Although known primarily as a guitarist, he also plays keyboards, banjo, accordion, harmonica, ukulele, mandolin, violin, synthesiser, bass guitar, and drums, on his own solo albums, several Who albums and as a guest contributor to an array of other artists' recordings. He is self-taught on all of the instruments he plays and has never had any formal training.

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Street In The City
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Street In The City
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Face The Face
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Face The Face
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Initial Machine Experiments
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Initial Machine Experiments
Ronnie Lane
April Fool
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April Fool
Ronnie Lane
Silly Little Man
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Silly Little Man
Des Horsfall's Kuschty Rye & Pete Townshend
Chameleon
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Chameleon
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Rough Boys
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Rough Boys
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Love Reign O'er Me (feat. Alfie Boe & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)
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Love Reign O'er Me (feat. Alfie Boe & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)
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Give Blood
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Give Blood
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Time Is Passing
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Time Is Passing
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White City Fighting
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White City Fighting
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Eminence Front
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Eminence Front
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