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Who Are You: The Life Of Pete Townshend An Accurate, Detailed And Fascinating Account Of The Life Of A Man Whose Story Should Have Been Told In This Much Detail Long Ago Author Mark Wilkerson Interviewed Townshend Himself And Several Of Townshend S Friends And Associates For This Biography.


10 thoughts on “Who Are You: The Life Of Pete Townshend

  1. says:

    Pete Townshend fits Wikipedia s definition of the tortured artist To quote The tortured artist is a stock character and real life stereotype who is in constant torment due to frustrations with art and other people Tortured artists feel alienated and misunderstood due to the perceived ignorance or neglect of others who do not understand them and the things they feel are important They sometimes smoke, experience sexual frustration and recurring heartbreak, and generally appear overwhelmed by their own emotions and inner conflicts They are often mocked in popular culture for thinking too much, being quixotic, or coming across as pretentiously adverse to happiness and fun Other stereotypical traits vary between extremes from being narcissistic and extroverted to being self loathing and introverted Tortured artists are often self destructive in behavior and are generally associated with mental health issues such as substance abuse, personality disorders, or depression Tortured artists are often prone to self mutilation and have a high rate of suicide.This is not a book to read if you are not already a fan of The Who or Pete Townshend This book goes into great detail about nearly every aspect of Townshend s life, which wo...


  2. says:

    600 pages of Pete s life, well researched and presented Not for casual WHO fans, or Townshend newbies, but one Hell of an interesting read for lifelong fans.


  3. says:

    Mark Wilkerson s biography of Pete Townshend is a detailed, mostly chronological account It is written in the standard, time honoured rock biography format of relying almost entirely on quotes taken from various publications and live shows It is a format that I find frustrating because it seems to lull the author into thinking he doesn t have to discuss anything that he is writing about The author presents the facts as quoted by whoever even when they sometimes contradict other facts without analysis it s a very dry style of wr...


  4. says:

    how many people could say they re bored when playing in front of forty thousand fans every tour stop, that is just nuts, but Pete became He s a master of his craft the complete artist I love the Who during the Keith Moon days but after his death i felt the fire was gone Reading Townshend there s so much to ponder he has so many concepts and ideas in the entertainment field If your searching for spirituality or philosophy there is tonnes of it in this large book This was a very well written account of his life it was a very objective summation The fact it took the author 1...


  5. says:

    If you weren t around to follow Townshend and The Who through most of their career, this book will fill you in on many of the epic adventures you missed Learning about Pete s relationship with Meher Baba and will give you insight into how m...


  6. says:

    Well researched, well written but half way through the book I could not help but wonder why I was reading this book Yes The Who produced some fine music, but Townshend is a first class pratvery unlikeable.For die hard fans.


  7. says:

    Found good info at the WHO Wish there info about the private Pete Townsend.


  8. says:

    GOAL ACCOMPLISHED


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