pete townshend

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. There, a long-time Who fan traveled to Hamilton from Cleveland, bringing his seven-year old daughter to see…
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 daug…
Pete Townshend Says Analyzing His Lyrics Led Him to Therapy
Writing songs can be a cathartic process, but Pete Townshend says that it took some time analyzing his lyrics a little deeper before realizing he needed therapy. The singer told NBC’s ‘The Today Show’ (quotes via NME) that looking at some of the darker songs he’d written …
Pete Townshend Sells Publishing Rights To Back Catalog
In a deal that reportedly took three years to complete, Pete Townshend has sold all the publishing rights to his entire catalog – approximately 400 songs between the Who and his solo career – to the Spirit Music Group, a firm that specializes in placing songs in commercials, movies and…
The Who’s Pete Townshend Calls iTunes a ‘Digital Vampire’
The Who guitarist Pete Townshend would like to see digital retailer iTunes do more to help artists, especially new artists. During the inaugural John Peel Lecture on Monday night Townshend, as promised, questioned if music could survive the cyber world. John Peel was a popular BBC radio DJ who took …