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Pete Townshend
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Musician
    (May 19, 1945- )
    London, England, UK
    Recorded with The Who 'A Quick One (1966),' 'The Who Sings My Generation (1966),' 'Magic Bus (1968),' 'Tommy (1969),' 'Who's Next (1971),' 'Meat, Beaty, Big & Bouncy (1971),' 'Odds & Sods (1974),' 'The Kids Are Alright (1979),' 'Hooligans (1981),' 'Fare Dances (1981),' 'It's Hard (1982),' 'Who's Missing (1985),' 'Join Together (1990),' 'Talkin' 'Bout Their Generation (1993),' 'The Who Sell Out (1995),' 'BBC Sessions (2002)' and 'The Ultimate Collection (2002)'
    Recorded as a solo-artist 'Empty Glass (1980),' 'All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes (1982),' 'Scoop (1983),' 'White City (1985),' 'Another Scoop (1987),' 'PsychoDerelict (1993)' and 'Lifehouse Elements (2000)
    He battled drug addiction and alcoholism for most of his adult-life.
    He said: 'It's not the fact that I was brilliant, I AM brilliant.'
    He's reviving 'The Who' minus Keith Moon and John Entwistle.
    He was arrested for having kiddie porn on his computer.
    The 'h' in Townshend is there for no reason.
    He learned to play guitar at twelve.
    He's been married to the same woman since 1968 and has three children with her.
    During Woodstock, he kicked Abbie Hoffman off the stage after he interrupted 'The Who's' performance to complain about the festival and to make a speech about imprisoned radical John Sinclair.
    He smashes his guitar after every great live performance.
    He was dubbed the 'thinking man's rock guitarist.'

Credit: His Name is Robert


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