Pete Townshend vs Jimmy Page

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Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Musician
$105 Million
Net worth 2018
$170 Million
Musicians
Industry
Musicians
Chiswick
Residence
Heston
British
Country
British
19/05/1945
BirthDay
09/01/1944
1.83 m
Height
1.8 m
Ealing Art College
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2012

‘The Who’ performed, ‘My Generation’, ‘See Me, Feel Me’ and ‘Baba O’Riley’ at the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony in London

2010

The following year they were also subject to a special tribute concert, aired as ‘VH1 Rock Honors: The Who’In 2010, ‘The Who’ delivered a performance at the Super Bowl XLIV, during the half-time

2007

In 2007, a documentary based on ‘The Who’ titled, ‘Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who’ was released on television

2006

In 2006, ‘The Who’ released the album titled, ‘Endless Wire’ and also came out with the live concert album, ‘Live from Toronto’

2003

In 2003, he admitted to have paid online and registered for a website that advertised child pornography

2000

In 2000, he released a series of live albums titled, ‘Live: Sadler’s Wells’, ‘Live: The Empire’ and ‘Live: The Fillmore’

1994

The couple separated in 1994 and legally divorced in 2009

1993

In 1993, the rock musical, ‘The Who’s Tommy’, based on ‘The Who’s’ rock opera album, ‘Tommy’ opened on Broadway

1989

In 1989, he came out with ‘The Iron Man: The Musical by Pete Townshend’, which was for most part composed and performed by him

1985

In 1985, he released his solo concept album titled, ‘White City: A Novel’

1982

In 1982, he came up with the solo album, ‘All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes’

1980

His solo album, ‘Empty Glass’, was ranked at number 57 on the ‘Rolling Stone’ magazine’s list of ‘100 Greatest Albums of the 1980s’

1978

In 1978, ‘The Who’ came out with their chart topping album titled, ‘Who Are You’, which was their last album with drummer Keith Moon as he died within a few days after the album’s release

1977

In 1977, he collaborated with bassist Ronnie Lane for the album titled, ‘Rough Mix’

1975

In 1975, ‘The Who’ came out with their album titled, ‘The Who by Numbers’, which peaked at the music charts

1974

In 1974, he organised a benefit show for the Camden Square Community Play Center

1973

In 1973, ‘The Who’ released its second rock opera album, ‘Quadrophenia’, which was well received commercially

1972

In 1972, he came out with the collaborative album, ‘I Am’, which was a tribute album to Meher Baba

1971

In 1971, ‘The Who’ came out with the album titled, ‘Who’s Next’, which had elements of rock opera, an idea that was conceived by him

1970

In 1970, along with Ronnie Lane, he came out with the album titled, ‘Happy Birthday’

1969

In 1969, ‘The Who’ released their next album, ‘Tommy’, which was for most part composed by him

1968

On May 20, 1968, he married Karen Astley, with whom he had three children

1966

In 1966, ‘The Who’ came out with their second album titled, ‘A Quick One’, which featured the massive hit song, ‘Happy Jack’

1965

On December 3, 1965, the band’s debut album titled, ‘My Generation’ was released

1964

From 1964, he wrote quite a few successful singles for the band

1961

From 1961, he began to attend the Ealing Art College, London, England, where he studied to become a graphic artist

1950

As a child, he exhibited liking for music, especially American rock and roll, which he became drawn to in the mid 1950s

1945

Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend was born on May 19, 1945 in Chiswick, London, England, into a family of musical talents

1998

He participates in many charity concerts and was particularly involved with the Action for Brazil's Children Trust (ABC Trust) founded by his then-wife Jimena Gomez-Paratcha in 1998

1990

During the 1990s he was deeply involved in remastering the Led Zeppelin catalogue

1986

He married Patricia Ecker, a model and waitress, in 1986 and had a son with her

1980

During the 1980s he collaborated with bands like the Firm, and the Honeydrippers, and also reunited with the other former bandmates of Led Zeppelin to perform live on a few occasions

1970

Jimmy Page was in a relationship with French model Charlotte Martin during the 1970s and broke up in early 1980s

1969

The band became very popular following the release of their debut album prompting the members to release three more albums in quick succession over the next couple of years: ‘ Led Zeppelin II’ (1969) , ‘ Led Zeppelin III’ (1970), and ‘ Led Zeppelin IV’ (1971)

1968

Jimmy Page reconfigured the band in 1968 with a new line-up which included himself, vocalist Robert Plant, drummer John Bonham, and multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jones

1960

In the mid-1960s he joined the blues-influenced rock band, Yardbirds

1944

He was born as James Patrick Page on 9 January 1944 to James Patrick Page Sr