Pete Townshend
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The Best Music Books of 2012
19 Dec 2012 // 5:00 PM

This year's best books about music include thought-provoking reads on how music works, in-depth histories of the underground, and soul-searching autobiographies from legendary (and not-so-legendary) performers.

The Past Is Calling: Reconsidering The Who’s 'Quadrophenia'
28 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM

Everything Pete Townshend did up until 1973 set the stage for Quadrophenia. It’s all in there: the pre-teen angst, the teenage agonies and the post-teen despondency.


Pete Townshend Expands His Musical Explorations for All the World to See
4 Dec 2016 // 9:45 PM

Any time Townshend dances, which happens frequently and enthusiastically here, the preposterousness comes out.

Pete Townshend: Truancy: The Very Best of Pete Townshend
6 Jul 2015 // 9:15 PM

With the Who hitting their golden anniversary, we get another pocketing-picking Pete Townshend retrospective with two new songs.


See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me…Sell Me
23 May 2009 // 5:20 AM

Pete Townshend is selling (his soul), but who's buying? Not I.


Who's Who: Legendary guitarist muses about his life and legacy
25 Feb 2007 // 8:04 PM

Who? Of all the questions Pete Townshend gets, that's probably not one of them. As the guitarist for legendary rock band The Who, Townshend is

Who leader Pete Townshend is better, you betcha
11 Dec 2006 // 9:28 PM

Fans come away from concerts with indelible memories of a particular song, a rocker's outfit or something said from the stage. The star, however, may

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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