Happy Birthday Pete Townshend

May 19, 1945 – Pete Townshend, English singer, songwriter and guitarist, founder and member of The Who is 74. Happy Birthday Sir

SELECTED ALBUMS

The Who ‘s ‘A Quick One’ is their second studio album (also titled ‘Happy Jack’) produced by Kit Lambert and released on December 9, 1966 by Reaction/Polydor /Decca. >>

The Who’s ‘Who’s Next’ feat. ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’ is their fifth studio album by released in August 1971 by Track, / Decca >>

The Who’s ‘Tommy’ is their fourth studio (and rock-opera) album released as a double album on May 23, 1969 by Decca / MCA. >>

The Who’s ‘The Who Sell Out’ feat. ‘I Can See for Miles’ is their third studio album produced by Kit Lambert and released on 15 December 1967 by Track / Decca. >>

The Who ‘s ‘Who Are You’ is their eighth studio album (the last with drummer Keith Moon who died three weeks later) released on August 18 , 1978 by Polydor / MCA Records. >>

The Who’s ‘My Generation’ is their debut studio album produced by Shel Talmy and released on December 3, 1965 by Brunswick Records >>

The Who ‘s ‘Quadrophenia’ is their sixth studio (double) album featuring a rock opera fully composed by Pete Townshend and released on October26, 1973 by Track Records. >>

Pete Townshend’s ‘Empty Glass’ is his first solo album of original material released on April 21, 1980 by Atco Records >>

‘The Who by Numbers’ is their seventh studio album produced by Glyn Johns and released on 3 October 1975 by Polydor Records >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1993] Pete Townshend will be live at Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, NY >> 142 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2014] Joan Jett & The Blackhearts open for The Who at Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL >> 11 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] Bruce Springsteen, Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Chris Martin, Paul McCartney, The Who and many others take part in the “Concert For Sandy Relief ” held at Madison Square Garden in New-York City >> 193 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] The Who’s “Hits 50 Tour” stops at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI >> 47 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1965] do not miss The Who at “Shindig!” on ABC >> 2 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1977] for their third night out of six, the rumor says that Led Zeppelin has invited The Who’s drummer Keith Moon to join them on stage at The Inglewood Forum in Los Angeles >> 10 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] The Who will celebrate 50 years in the business by playing the full Quadrophenia opera plus some classics at the O2 Arena in London >> 32 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2011] Boy George, Chris de Burgh, Joss Stone, Julian Lennon, Midge Ure, Nik Kershaw, Pete Townshend and more. . They all perform at the “The Princes Trust Rock Gala 2011” held at Royal Albert Hall in London >> 89 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1973] The Who – that is Roger Daltrey (voc, harmo), John Entwistle (b), Keith Moon (d) & Pete Townshend (voc, g) – start their “Quadrophenia” tour at Cow Palace in San Francisco, CA >> 112 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1970] The Who perform at the second “Isle of Wight Festival” at Afton Down, on the western side of the island >> 62 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] The Who will present large parts of their opera rock “Tommy” released twenty ans at Lakewood Amphitheatre in Atlanta, GA >> 7 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1995] Peter Gabriel, Natalie Merchant, Michael Stipe, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Gloria Estefan, Pete Townshend, Sinead O’Connor, Rod Stewart et many others. They all participate in the “VH1 Honors Witness” concert at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles >> 92 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1972] The Who will perform all their major hits at Sporthal de Vliegermolen in Voorburg, Netherlands >> 49 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] The Who plus Simon Phillips on drums, Steve “Boltz” Bolton on guitar and a horn section will celebrate their 25th anniversary at the Astrodome in Houston, Tx >> 135 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1979] Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Rockpile feat Robert Plant, Paul McCartney & Wings, Paul McCartney & Rockestra feat. Pete Townshend close the “Concert For The People Of Kampuchea” at the Hammersmith Odeon in London >> 37 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] The Who’s “It’s Hard Tour” with Kenney Jones on drums – some say it may be their last tou together – stops at Kingdome in Seattle >> 115 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1970] Bill Graham presents The Who – that is Roger Daltrey (voc, harmoa, tambourine), Pete Townshend (g, voc), John Entwistle (b, voc) and Keith Moon (d, perc, voc) at Tanglewood in Lennox, MA >> 55 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] and tomorrow night, The Who play the last two concerts of their American tour (which they say, will be their last) at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Canada >> 171 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1979] Pete Townshend will perform three Who songs next to famous British comedians for the “The Secret Policeman’s Ball” held at Her Majesty’s Theater, London >> 90 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2000] “The Who Tour 2000” with Zak Starkey on drums stops at The Palace, Auburn Hills, MI >> 138 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] The Who will revisit their catalog at Oracle Arena in Oakland, >> 21 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2014] the ‘Who Hits 50’ tour with The Who opens at Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL >> 32 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] Elvis Costello will open and The Who will close the “Who Cares Benefit Concert” – in facvour of “Teenage Cancer Trust” – held at The Theater at Madison Square Garden >> 46 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1998] Pete Townshend celebrates the 29th anniversary of the Woodstock festival at “A Day In The Garden”, Yasgur’s Farm in Bethel, NY >> 147 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1999] Pete Townshend from The Who and Eddie Vedder from Pearl Jam will share the stage at House Of Blues in Chicago, IL >> 59 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] The Who’s “Quadrophenia and More” tour stops at Madison Square Garden in New-York City >> 33 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] The Who, a horn section and Simon Phillips on drums will be on stage at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City >> 158 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1980] German television program “Rockpalast” will tape The Who during their concert at Grugahalle in Essen, Germany >> 95 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] David Gilmour, Pete Townshend, Annie Lennox, Pretenders, Mike Oldfeld and more will perform at the “Columbia Relief Concert” held at Royal Albert Hall in London >> 67 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1979] The Who take part in “Concert For The People Of Kampuchea” at the Hammersmith Odeon in London >> 153 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1975] The Who’s ” By Numbers” tour stops at the Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac MI, >> 28 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2007] if in England, do not miss The Who performing and chatting at “Later with Jools Holland” on BBC >> 24 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1972] The Who take part, near Paris, in “Fete de L’Humanité” – the local communist newspaper. >> 11 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1966] German television program “Beat-Club” that works on a special edition “Beat-Club Aus London” will record promising young band The Who in concert at Marquee Club in London, >> 9 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] The Who play the last concert of the ” It’s Hard Tour” at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Canada >> 114 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] The Who “Back To The Who” Tour stops at Palacio De Los Deportes in México >> 133 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] it is the first of the two concerts that The Who featuring Kenney Jones will give for their (supposedly) last tour ever at Shea Stadium, New York City, NY, >> 79 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2000] The Who with Zak Starkey on drums will be on stage at The Mars Music Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, F >> 140 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] The Who’s “Final Tour” stops at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, CA >> 65 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] The Who will revisit all their major hits at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford NJ >> 73 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1968] the Rolling Stones will organize and film a concert at a Television studio in Wembley in front of some lucky invited fans. For the occasion they have invited la English rock crème de la crème : Jethro Tull, The Who, Marianne Faithfull. John Lennon, Eric Clapton and many more >> 144 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2000] The Who will play most of their old tunes at Gund Arena in Cleveland, OH >> 138 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2017] The Who will play just before Guns N. Roses during day 6 of “Rock in Rio 7” at Cidade do Rock, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil >> 112 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1967] is the third day of the “Monterey International Pop Music Festival” in California. On today’s bill : Ravi Shankar, The Who, Grateful Dead, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and many more >> 19 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1993] Pete Townshend plus Andy Fairweather Low (g), Phil Palmer (g), John ‘Rabbit’ Bundrick (org), Pino Palladino (b), Simon Phillips (d), Peter Hope-Evans (harmo), Billy Nicholls & Katie Kissoon (back voc) will be at Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, NY >> 142 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1968] if you are in France, you do not want to miss The Who, The Small Faces, Pink Floyd, The Troggs, The Equals, Joe Cocker, Fleetwood Mac, Booker T & The MGS and more at “Surprise-Partie” on French television >> 94 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] The Who’s “It’s Hard” tour stops at The Cotton Bowl in Dallas, >> 23 MINUTES on RVM >>

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