Pete Townshend

Personality Quiz: Which Member of the Who Are You?

Never mind the Beatles and their matching jackets; there has never been a rock group where the individual members displayed such preposterously different personalities as the Who.

Don’t Feed The Animals. Or The Who, For That Matter

Here’s an important safety tip for all rock fans. Should you wish to approach some of the more curmudgeonly members of the old British rockers brigade – a Van Morrison or a Ringo Starr –  with what may seem like a perfectly …

WATCH: The Who Unveil Arty New Video For ‘5:15′

It shouldn’t normally be of any concern to the likes of you and me that a man called Jeff Rodenberg, hailing from Minnesota, has won a competition to make a video for a song that is nearly 40 years old. And yet, watching his …

Five Great Inventive British Guitar Heroes

Before we start: I just wanted to say that yes, there have been far more than five astonishing British guitarists in the history of rock ‘n’ roll. And we could argue all day about who they are, and whether Jimi Hendrix could …

Pete Townshend’s Autobiography Is Finally Ready

Pete Townshend, the guitar smashing, hotel wrecking, spirit questing, song writing engine room of the Who, has finally announced a release date for his autobiography. The book, which will be called Pete Townshend: Who He?

Anglo For Your Ear: The Who’s “I Can See For Miles”

A very psychedelic performance, apparently from a 1967 episode of The Smothers Brothers. I get high just watching it, for several reasons. Oh yea-aaah!