Pete Townshend vs Keith Richards

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Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer
$105 Million
Net worth 2018
$340 Million
Musicians
Industry
Singers
Chiswick
Residence
British
Country
British
19/05/1945
BirthDay
18/12/1943
1.83 m
Height
1.74 m
Ealing Art College
Education
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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

2012

In 2012, he paid tribute to fellow musicians Chuck Berry and Leonard Cohen at the JFK Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts

2011

In 2011, the album was re-released by Universal music Enterprises

2010

On October 15, 2010 his autobiography ‘Life’ was published, which was written with the assistance of journalist James Fox

2007

In 2007, he made an appearance in the film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End’, in which he played the role of ‘Captain Jack Sparrow’s father

2006

On April 27, 2006 he suffered a head injury, for which he underwent a surgery in New Zealand

2005

In 2005, a collection of all the ‘The Rolling Stones’ rare and limited-issue recordings were released in an album titled, ‘Rarities 1971-2003’

1989

Between 1989 and 1990 the band went on a yearlong worldwide tour and did 115 shows in the U

1983

On December 18, 1983 he got married to Patti Hansen, model and actress and the couple have two children

1980

The 1980 album ‘Emotional Rescue’ was an instant hit on the music charts and the album reached the number one position in the U

1979

In 1979, he joined ‘The New Barbarians' tour, during which he played the keyboard

1973

In 1973, the band released the hit album ‘Goats Head Soup’, which featured the hit single ‘Angie’

1972

During ‘Rolling Stones Tour’ in 1972, he sang as the lead vocalist for the song ‘Happy’ from the album ‘Exile on Main St’

1968

In 1968, he played the bass guitar for the song ‘Sympathy for the Devil’, which was the opening track of the album ‘Beggars Banquet’ that released the same year

1967

From 1967 to 1979 he was in a relationship actress, Anita Pallenberg and they have two children together even though they never got married

1965

In 1965, the song ‘I Can't Get No Satisfaction’ was released, co-written by him along with Mick Jagger

1963

In autumn of 1963, the band recorded their second single titled, ‘I Wanna be Your Man’, a song that was written by Lennon-McCartney

1962

On July 12, 1962, the band played their first official gig at the Marquee Club, a music Club located on Oxford Street, London

1959

In 1959, he was expelled from Dartford Technical High School on the grounds of ‘truancy’, after which he was sent to the Sidcup Art College