Pete Townshend

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  1. joyceface

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    So I went to see the Who last night. I actually had decent seats ($$$) for the first time at a Who show and was excited to go. They were great but were having some technical problems. At some point during the show Pete Townsend just walked off, never to return. Roger Daltrey finished up with few more songs but the show ended early. Evidently Townsend just was pissed and left without explanation to the audience. It reminded me of how he and Roger were going on Howard and he just got up and left abruptly as well. Roger must be used to this already. Anyway, I thought it was a pretty douchey thing to do. With the price of tickets and parking and red drinks I really felt ripped off. warning to those who go see them on this tour.
     
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    The concert must have been interfering with his "research" into child porn.
     
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    How did they continue to play without a guitarist? Must have been weird.
     
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    With the prices of concert tickets now? That's a kick in the teeth and I'd raise hell.
     
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    His brother Simon Townsend was there as well. If you haven't seen Simon play he is super talented and just as good as Pete.
     
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    I have tickets next tues to see them. Hope Pete is in a better mood. Just so they don't show up 3hrs late. I 'm too old for that shit.
     
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    Don't cry
    Don't raise your eye
     
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    Townsend is a real prima donna fucking jagoff prick. I can only imagine what he was like 20-30 years ago. That being said---I love the Who and been to their shows almost everytime in Chicago.
     
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    You got to forgive Pete. Remember, he's still got Beff-O's stank on his hang-low.

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    That's too bad. They are notoriously hard to work with in the music industry. How were the vocals? Are the voices holding up? I haven't seen them in years. Not going to take the chance on them walking out when prices for tickets are so high right now. They should give at least a two or 3 hour show!
    Guess that'll never happen :(
     
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    I fucking hate The Who. I always considered them an overrated band...nowhere near the caliber of The Stones or The Beatles. Fuck, I prefer The Kinks over them. That said, everybody is entitled to their own musical tastes...it sucks that you paid all that cash only to have him take a great big shit all over you.

    Pete Townsend is a queer pedophile. I don't have anything against the queers, but I do have something against pedophiles...and make no mistake about it, Pete Townsend is a fucking pedophile.
     
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    He likes to fondle kids.
     
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    I saw the Who in 1970 at the Spectrum in Philly. They did the entire Tommy album. Back then they didn't search you from bringing portable cassette recorders into the show. I recorded the show and found a place which made a cheap acetate copy so I could play the show on my stereo. I wish I saved it.
     
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    Hope he does better tomorrow night when I see them in Orlando. I read about last night and they said he left during the encore.
     
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    I was there too. Saw some of the best concerts there.
     
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    never been big on the Who or particularly Townsend. fuck 'em in his blind, deaf, dumb machine tilting ass.
     
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    thanks for the heads up - i was going to get tix for an upcoming show, but I will think twice now....
     
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