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Summary À Who I Am 108 Pete Townshend ↠ 8 Read & download Characters Who I Am H cocaine and nearly died drank too much and nearly died detached from his body in an airplane on LSD and nearly died helped rescue Eric Clapton from heroin is banned for life from Holiday Inns was embroiled in a tabloid scandal that has dogged him ever since has some explaining to do is the most literary and literate musician of the last 50 years planned to write his memoir when he was 21 published this book at. Without a doubt The Who was a major band in their time and place Also Pete Townshend surrounded himself with great eccentric figures Keith Moon Kit Lambert Nic Cohn Chris Stamp John Entwistleand the first Who manager and visionary Pete Meaden How I would love to hear stories about these guys from Townsend but what we get instead is very basic tales of insecurity doubt woo me being a star etc from the mouth and brains of Pete Townsend There is nothing wrong with that for he is very much the engine of The Who but what made the band great are the characters surrounding The Who Through Townshend s writing I don t get a clear picture of the individuals around him He touches on it but its totally reflects on his own ego or thoughts about his role in the mess of being in The Who On paper this sounds like an ideal book but reading it I find it very normal plain and basically not exciting Without a doubt Townshend is a superbly talented songwriter who in the end thinks too much about his work It is interesting that he admires Ray Davies of The Kinks who I think is not only a better writer but also a much intense individual than Pete Reading this book right after the Neil Young memoir is interesting Both are legendary without a doubt and both are egotistical to the max I think Townshend is much of a charmer but still he comes from a stock where he sees the world from only his pain pleasure and of course the doubt that is always there Both Neil and Pete think a lot about their role in their lives which is perfectly normal for any man in their mid 60 s But unlike someone like Bob Dylan or Patti Smith both books by these artists are superior than Pete or Neil s are basically uniue figures who rock because it is in their instinct to rock Pete praises John Entwistle but I feel he doesn t give him credit for the great songs he wrote for The Who Boris the Spider is a great classic Who song and maybe my favorite Who song after the High Numbers material I am the Face and Zoot Suit two brilliant and early Who songs And to be honest to me they were a great unstoppable band from The High Numbers to The Who Sell Out album After that Tommy and so forth not that interesting to me Classic rock albums yes but essential Who No not to me The book is an enjoyable read but I wished it went further into the world with the guys he worked with as well as the Mod world There is material in this book but not enough of it The Golden Age on LSD and nearly died helped rescue Eric Clapton from heroin is banned for life from Holiday Inns was embroiled in a tabloid scandal that has dogged him ever since has some explaining to do is the most literary and literate musician Really Professional Internet Person of the last 50 years planned to write his memoir when he was 21 published this book at. 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Summary À Who I Am 108 Pete Townshend ↠ 8 Read & download Characters Who I Am 4 by accident heard the voice of God on a vibrating bed in rural Illinois invented the Marshall stack feedback and the concept album once speared Abbie Hoffman in the neck with the head of his guitar inspired Jimi Hendrix's pyrotechnical stagecraft is partially deaf in his left ear stole his windmill guitar playing from Keith Richards followed Keith Moon off a hotel balcony into a pool and nearly died did too muc. Read in the interest of fairness after Roger s book It s double the length of Roger s efforts and is thorough and fair as I d expect Pete to be He comes across these days as humble and aware of others than he ever was in his younger years and clearly has deep respect for Roger He writes kindly about John Entwhistle than Roger does too Again there are some laugh aloud moments and he writes well His frustration about the Lighthouse project is clear and I did skim read bits of the book as although I am enjoy the music I was interested in the relationships he had with others and wanted to hear about his demons Yes he falls in love all the time but I uite liked that about him that despite this belligerent exterior he s deeply sensitive underneath Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880 of God An Anthropomorphic Century on a vibrating bed in rural Illinois invented the Marshall stack feedback and the concept album The War Against the Chtorr 1 A Matter For Men once speared Abbie Hoffman in the neck with the head Le choix de la défaite: Les élites françaises dans les années 1930 (Hors Collection) of his guitar inspired Jimi Hendrix's pyrotechnical stagecraft is partially deaf in his left ear stole his windmill guitar playing from Keith Richards followed Keith Moon The Heart's Victory off a hotel balcony into a pool and nearly died did too muc. Read in the interest Scriptores Aethiopici Vol 20 of fairness after Roger s book It s double the length Gajah Mada Bergelut Dalam Kemelut Takhta dan Angkara of Roger s efforts and is thorough and fair as I d expect Pete to be He comes across these days as humble and aware Γενεθλια ξανα of Souvenir others than he ever was in his younger years and clearly has deep respect for Roger He writes kindly about John Entwhistle than Roger does too Again there are some laugh aloud moments and he writes well His frustration about the Lighthouse project is clear and I did skim read bits Twelfth Night; or What You Will of the book as although I am enjoy the music I was interested in the relationships he had with The Suicide others and wanted to hear about his demons Yes he falls in love all the time but I uite liked that about him that despite this belligerent exterior he s deeply sensitive underneath

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Summary À Who I Am 108 Pete Townshend ↠ 8 Read & download Characters Who I Am From the voice of a generation The most highly anticipated autobiography of the year and the story of a man who is a Londoner and a Mod wanted The Who to be called The Hair loved The Everly Brothers but not that drawling dope Elvis wanted to be a sculptor a journalist a dancer and a graphic designer became a musician composer librettist fiction writer literary editor sailor smashed his first guitar onstage in 196. 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    Who I Am E–book/E–pub As a long time admirer of Pete Townshend's songwriting and musicianship both as part of The Who and as a solo artist I was a bit nervous about reading this book It can be very disillusioning to discover that people we look up to as inspirations

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    Who I Am E–book/E–pub I must admit I'm really waffling on whether Pete gets two or three stars I confess that I'm a sucker for a rock book I tend to leap into them without coming up for air until the last page is turned This book was no different but I can't say that it was the scintillating prose that kept me enthralled Maybe my expectations were too great In his work with The Who and his earlier solo efforts Pete was often a songwriter nonpareil His various

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    Who I Am E–book/E–pub This is an interesting autobiography by one of the most talented musicians of our time I was captivated by his early years and his taking to 'auto destruction art' he learned while in art school This involved destroying their instruments and euipment at the end of a concert which The Who perfected This form of art has been mimicked by Jimi Hendrix The Clash Nine Inch Nails and NirvanaOverall a good book about the man

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    Who I Am E–book/E–pub Without a doubt The Who was a major band in their time and place Also Pete Townshend surrounded himself with great eccentric figure

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    Free download ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Pete Townshend Who I Am E–book/E–pub Pete Townshend ↠ 8 Read & download Much of what I read was much the same as the tales of my other pop heroes I did learn about his great love for and understanding of the technical chores and challanges of recording Also to be discoveredis Pete's need to use

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    Free download ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Pete Townshend Who I Am E–book/E–pub Pete Townshend ↠ 8 Read & download Painful read Thought I would never get thru it Was very highly reviewed which led me to choosing it for my book club Not a Who fan and found he went on endlessly about recording each and every album with details I am sure even fans would find too muchIn one breath he talked of no money in the next bought a new house or a new boat

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