Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend


Top Songs

Let My Love Open The Door [Album Version]
Slit Skirts [Album Version]
Rough Boys [Album Version]
Face The Face [Album Version]
Behind Blue Eyes


  • Truancy: The Very Best Of Pete Townshend

    Jun 2015 • 17 songs

  • Pete Townshend's Classic Quadrophenia
  • Rough Mix

    Jan 2007 • 14 songs

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  • Pete Townshend
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    Pete Townshend was the guitarist and primary songwriter for the Who from 1964 to 1982, also participating in the group's occasional reunions after its formal breakup. Best-known for his conceptual works, he wrote Tommy and Quadrophenia for the band, as well as the bulk of its other material. He made his first tentative solo album, Who Came First, in 1972. Dedicated to his guru, Meher Baba, it continued themes pursued in Who's Next, and like that album, contained material originally intended for an abortive conceptual work, Lifehouse; it sold modestly. In 1976, he made a duo al...

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