Tag Archive: Pete Townshend

WHO STARTED IT – Daltrey and Townshend deliver a high energy rendition of their Rock Opera.

Having followed them for the better part of forty five years it is safe to say The Who and I have history. Cherished relationships with my wife, sons, step-son, many family members and close friends have not yet lasted as…
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BBC FOUR Documentary explores Hits, Hype and Hustle in the Music Business – but whatever happened to Attitude, Albums and Ability?

About halfway through the first episode of the BBC documentary ‘Hits, Hype and Hustle,’ a series designed to give insight into how an artist becomes successful in the music industry, the old rock romantic within me asked: ‘Whatever happened to attitude,…
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ANYONE THIRSTY? – Twenty Songs About Drinking

PUT AWAY YOUR MONEY – THESE CHAPS ARE BUYING A ROUND…………………… HOWEVER MUCH I BOOZE – The Who; ALCOHOL – The Kinks; TEQUILLA SUNRISE – Eagles; ONE MORE BOTTLE OF WINE – Alan Hull; WHISKEY IN THE JAR – Thin Lizzy;…
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AMERICAN BEAUTY: Ten Great Songs About America – Not Written By Americans

None of these artists were born between the coast of California and the shores of the Delaware Bay – but at some point all were glad to be Living in the USA.  NEIL YOUNG: Out On The Weekend (From the 1972 album…
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YOU’RE MY GUITAR HERO – Twenty Guitarists Who Rarely Receive The Credit They Deserve

  DAVE DAVIES: Responsible for the most recognisable (and imitated) intro in rock history – the guitar riff as we know it would not exist without him. PETE TOWNSHEND: Most want to play like Jimi (or Jimmy) – but none can leap like…
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YOU NAME BOPPER – 20 Songs In Which The Artist Name Checks Another

Note: With mention of Solomon Burke, James Brown, Gene Chandler, Doctor John, Vince Taylor, Chet Baker, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Muddy Waters and all his literacy references SAMTIMONIOUS.com acknowledges Van Morrison may have already cornered this market. ‘Maybe The Beach Boys…
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