Pete Townshend vs Paul Weller

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Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Singer, Songwriter, Musician
$105 Million
Net worth 2018
$10 Million
Musicians
Industry
Singers
Chiswick
Residence
Sheerwater
British
Country
British
19/05/1945
BirthDay
25/05/1958
1.83 m
Height
1.8 m
Ealing Art College
Education
The Bishop David Brown School
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

2014

In 2014, Paul Weller turned lyricist for Olly Murs’s album ‘Never Benn Better’ and wrote the song ‘Let Me In’

2012

In 2012, he announced the release of a limited edition of 3000 copies of the ‘Dragonfly EP’

2009

He made guest appearances in albums like in Dot Allison’s album ‘Room 71/2’ in 2009, and he co-wrote the song ‘Love's Got Me Crazy’

2008

In 2008, he began living with singer Hannah Andrews and subsequently got married in 2010 at Capri Islands

2006

In 2006, the album ‘Hit Parade’ was released; the album included all the singles that were released by the bands ‘The Jam’ and ‘The Style Council’ and by Paul Weller himself as a solo artist

2004

In 2004, he released a collection of covers named ‘Studio 150’

2002

In 2002, he released his next studio album ‘Illumination’

2000

In 2000, he released his fifth album ‘Heliocentric’

1997

In 1997, he released his next album ‘Heavy Soul’

1995

In 1995, with the album release ‘Stanley Road’; he regained his position in the UK Charts as a bestseller after almost a decade

1992

In 1992, he released his debut solo album titled ‘Paul Weller’, and began establishing himself as a lyricist and singer

1990

In 1990, he released ‘Into Tomorrow’ under his own independent label, ‘Freedom High Records’

1984

’The Style Council’ witnessed great success in Australia with their chart topper ‘Shout to the Top’ in 1984

1982

Paul Weller was part of the band ‘The Jam’ from the time of its conception, till 1982 when the band was dissolved

1980

However, towards the end of the 1980s the popularity of the group began to decline, and the band split in 1989

1977

In 1977, the band released its first single ‘In the City’ and appeared in the UK Top 40 list

1972

In 1972, he formed the band ‘The Jam’ along with his friends Steve Brookes and Dave Waller

1970

He was instrumental in the 1970s and 1980s mod revival His best known music albums are ‘Wild Wood’, ‘Heavy Soul’, ‘As Is Now’ and ‘Sonik Kicks’ to name a few

1958

, to John Weller and Ann Weller, on 25 May 1958, at Surrey England