Pete Townshend opens up
Rock icon pens memoir
- Duration 5:11
- Date Oct 10, 2012
Rock icon pens memoir
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Well as lead guitars for the legendary rock group The Who Pete Townshend.
Has become a true musical icon.
In his candid memoir called who am -- who I am.
Pete Townsend -- the highs and lows of his life in what was really going on both on and off the stage.
I said down less than 24 hours ago with the very talented Guitar Hero.
I was surprised to learn in reading your book that you seriously considered.
Naming the band.
The hair -- I thought so would you -- now be called.
Hair -- I am.
Compare on not to my -- Had -- the thing wasn't -- we're -- 1960 through sixty full.
That was the big thing that -- the fat boys hathead you know -- from growing there was a point when we we will find.
-- -- undo uncle who is a good nine was quite a good man to have to say it was a good night and bright future with the would you both.
Who hair not in another -- who.
Some -- it's an assessment of problem.
It does indeed at what point did you realize.
And I I think it was kind of an accident.
That not only do people like it when used -- -- guitar but it makes a really cool noise.
You know the thought that they lucky -- -- Makes a cool noises come upon upon.
This symbolism of the -- in the sense that.
Such was the thing that struck me was -- that you know of course on looked from the fact that you know is this going to be a great gimmick is this working artistic -- is doing this so that.
But you were destroying your your pocketbook as well because those guitars -- -- -- that the month of you can -- that that it's only money.
I was -- surprise that the windmill thing I thought that was you you'd stole it.
Were supporting the stones and Keith Richards was limber enough.
Punishments himself and I feel it was a beautiful movement.
Went to see him a couple of weeks later was waiting for him to do it again when he didn't do it again and I went -- -- -- -- You didn't do that will move things and he went.
Well can -- it -- it back.
It it's mine is mine senator so when I was a kid I loved your man just love your man that -- Because you guys were cool.
You had so much talent.
You had so much money so much finish that up please tell me.
Being you was awful and I'm happy now were you happy that we don't really -- -- all that money you have those people they were just trying to get -- -- yes you know I think the money is question.
The bulletin did we did have a lot of money we we we didn't really make money from long long time of the band.
Would you like the most which -- which inmates front of us who was among the most closest that I think are -- -- -- with great love and affection.
A sentence in the book I've known since I was left him.
And we played together in this little tradition just -- -- Louis Armstrong songs what Roger adultery with really good now.
But the main reason we didn't get -- home was not because of the -- -- them come from this if you -- us.
I have to create -- I was principal engine.
And -- it was a very creative guns used in this spot on I can't Royce homes without him.
-- adultery has could hear the you look good.
Sort of strange you very much really good what about keep moving -- -- I know he died of heroin I know Hoosier drummer he was fantastic to me about the time you and he had this great idea for a hotel balcony there's -- swimming pool let's dive and he just.
Certainly go home run flip and -- in the pool must have a very different consumption the -- minimalism.
That's true -- -- are going towards to concede that you know the edge of the point.
Wrinkling of -- written -- -- Backus and went excellent and I should Kenny Christ's sake you know could kill myself these it.
Should -- practice.
And before we go.
I've got to ask you this we do this thing the FOX & Friends summer concert series we do it starting in May and it runs all next summer.
I have been authorized by Fox News Channel -- too.
Pay you up to 1000 dollars for review and the rest of the band behind my night on FOX & Friends next summer we feel it up.
1000 miles -- Don't make me negotiate I think in a public -- until then just no -- -- the movie interviews over.
We came that close to -- -- hope by the yeah it was a great events but the stuff that I never knew about going out like that hair and events -- -- -- you.
He doesn't -- whose rock and roll right it is the right up there I've got a book about The Who which electorate this island.