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Listen to Pete Townshend’s New Song, ‘Guantanamo’

A new Pete Townshend compilation will include two new songs, including one called "Guantanamo" about the controversial military prison.

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Hear Pete Townshend’s New Classical Version of ‘Love Reign O’er Me’

Pete Townshend's new classical version of "Love Reign O'er Me" reworks the Who's 1973 classic features the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, but no Roger Daltrey.

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Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey Collaborating for ‘Mods and Rockers’ TV Show

The two surviving members of the Who will co-produce a British TV series about the London music scene of the mid-'60s.

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Watch the Teaser Video for the Song Pete Townshend Wrote for ‘The Americans’

A new song by Pete Townshend, 'It Must Be Done,' is teased in a commercial for the FX show, 'The Americans.'

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Pete Townshend Says, “Who Will Hit The Road For 50TH Anniversary Tour Later This Year!”

Back in October, Roger Daltrey, in a Rolling Stone interview talked about The Who launching a 50th anniversary tour in 2015. Pete Townshend speaking with Billboard has hinted the tour could begin sooner. Perhaps Christmastime in the United Kingdom and North America in early 2015.

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Pete Townshend Brings Peace to the Twitterverse

British boy band One Direction may have lifted a riff from the Who's songbook for their latest hit, 'Best Song Ever,' but Pete Townshend isn't getting upset about it.

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Roger Daltrey Tells Howard Stern About the Time He Knocked Out Pete Townshend

Roger Daltrey set the record straight about the time he knocked out Pete Townshend today. The Who singer told Howard Stern, on his radio program and TV show, that the story, which Townshend told a couple of years ago, is indeed true.

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10 Years Ago: Pete Townshend Cleared On Child Porn Charges

Following a four-month investigation, Who guitarist Pete Townshend was cleared of charges related to child pornography on May 7, 2003, after examination of his computers equipment proved there had been no downloaded images of child porn.

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Pete Townshend Speaks of the ‘Hatred’ in the Who’s Early Days

So much of the Who's creative tension was the result of the fact that its members didn't particularly like each other. None of that is really any secret, but in a new interview, guitarist Pete Townshend discussed how they managed to work together despite all the animosity.

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The Who’s Pete Townshend Apologizes To Seven-Year Old

The Who's Pete Townshend has apologized for his onstage behavior in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, where he mouthed an obscenity at a man who attended the show with his young daughter.

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Pete Townshend Curses Out Fan At Concert

The grandparents aren't alright. Throughout his career, Pete Townshend's famously profane mouth has often caused his admirers to smile, shake their heads and say, "That's just Pete being Pete." But now, it seems to have gotten him in trouble with a fan and his daughter.

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Pete Townshend Admits He Swiped His Trademark ‘Windmill’ From Keith Richards

Pete Townshend is undeniably one of rock music's most dynamic performers. The Who guitarist has always been notable for his energetic stage exertions -- particularly his signature "windmill" move, which consists of Townshend swinging his arm around in a furious windup before delivering a powerful strike to sound power chords on his guitar. In an interview with David Letterman, the musician says his trademark move was inspired by fellow rock icon Keith Richards.

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