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King Mod, the story of Peter Meaden, the Who and the birth of a British subculture

Here is the review by Chris Charlesworth of Steve Turner‘s most excellent book, King Mod, the story of Peter Meaden, The Who and the birth of a British subculture. In July of 1963 Peter Meaden returned to the UK from […]

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Pete Townshend’s Quadrophenia: A Mod Ballet

  MEET THE NEW GENERATION . . . In 1973, guitar-smashing rock genius Pete Townshend wrote the epic album QUADROPHENIA. Recorded by The Who – it quickly became an iconic and multi-million selling album. Quadrophenia defined a generation and in […]

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Pete Townshend 14-CD box set Live In Concert 1985-2001 out 26 July

14-CD / DIGITAL BOX SET FEATURING SEVEN LONG-OUT-OF-PRINT LIVE SHOWS PLUS A 28-PAGE BOOKLET WITH SLEEVE NOTES BY PETE TOWNSHEND AND WHO ARCHIVIST MATT KENT RELEASED BY UMR ON 26th JULY 2024 AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW https://petetownshend.lnk.to/LiveInConcert   “When Pete […]

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The Bookshop Band album, produced by and featuring Pete Townshend

“Not just good but achingly good” ~ The New York Times “Really fabulous new music . . . just delightful.” ~ BBC Radio 2 The Bookshop Band came to life as an artistic collaboration with their local bookshop Mr B’s […]

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Irish Jack reviews ‘Teenage Wasteland: The Who at Winterland, 1968 and 1976’

TEENAGE WASTELAND: THE WHO AT WINTERLAND  1968 and 1976 by Edoardo Genzolini with foreword by Joel Selvin Reviewed by IRISH JACK PETE TOWNSHEND takes a giant leap across the stage and the audience is going wild. He is at Winterland […]

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Roger Daltrey’s electric – acoustic U.S. summer tour

Roger Daltrey – legendary rock icon and co-founder of one of music’s most inspirational and influential forces, The Who has added some more dates to his 2024 US Summer Tour. He will be appearing with his band at the Keswick […]

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