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Who I Am: A Memoir

Pete Townshend
Format
Book
Published
New York : Harper, c2012.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780062127242 (hbk.), 0062127241 (hbk.), 9780062210401, 0062210408
Summary
The legendary lead guitarist and principal songwriter for The Who, one of the most influential rock-and-roll bands of all time, pens his own story.
Contents
  • Pt. 1. War music. I was there ; It's a boy! ; You didn't see it ; A teenage kind of vengeance ; The Detours ; The Who ; I can't explain ; Substitoot ; Acid in the air ; God checks in to a Holiday Inn ; Amazing journey ; Tommy : the myths, the music, the mud
  • pt. 2. A really desperate man. Lifehouse and loneiness ; The land between ; Carriers ; A beggar, a hypocrite ; Be careful what you pray for ; The undertaker ; Growing into my skin ; Rock star fuckup
  • pt. 3. Playing to the gods. The last drink ; Still loony ; Iron man ; Psychoderelict ; Relapse ; Noodling ; A new home ; Letter to my eight-year-old self ; Black days, white knights ; Trilby's piano ; Intermezzo ; Who I am.
Description
538 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "Published in a slightly different form in Great Britain in 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers"--T.p. verso.
  • Includes index.
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