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Townshend Almost Gave Up In The Eighties

21st September 2006

PETE TOWNSHEND became convinced it was time to turn his back on THE WHO when punk and electro music became popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Townshend, now 61, felt The Who no...

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Townshend: 'Entwistle Lived Too High'

20th September 2006

Late THE WHO rocker JOHN ENTWISTLE died because he continued living "high" into middle age, according to his surviving bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND. Townshend claims he and frontman ROGER DALTREY found it impossible to curb Entwistle's...

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The Who First Freddie Mercury Award Winners

19th September 2006

Legendary rockers THE WHO are the first winners of the Freddie Mercury Lifetime Achievement Award. Surviving members ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND will pick up the honour at the new Vodafone Live Music Awards in...

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Townshend's Girlfriend To Front New Who Channel

15th September 2006

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend has been given the task of documenting the British group's upcoming US tour for a new radio show dedicated to them. RACHEL FULLER will report backstage from the group's...

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Statham Wants Daltrey Role

2nd September 2006

British action man JASON STATHAM harbours a secret desire to play THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY on the big screen. THE TRANSPORTER star idolised the MY GENERATION rocker growing up and still counts Daltrey's turn...

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Fascinating Fact 1943

11th August 2006

The top performers at an upcoming Ohio fantasy band camp, which will feature DR JOHN, ROGER DALTREY and YES star IAN ANDERSON as rock coaches, will get the chance to support DEF LEPPARD and JOURNEY...

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Townshend Denies 'War' With Daltrey

28th July 2006

LATEST: THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has rubbished claims he is "at war" with bandmate ROGER DALTREY. Townshend yesterday (27JUL06) revealed the pair had fallen out, just a month into their first tour in 20...

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The Who Fall Out Over Webcasts

27th July 2006

THE WHO rockers PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY have fallen out over plans to charge fans to watch webcasts of the band's European tour. The band has been charging $10 (GBP5.50) for access to the...

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Townshend: 'I Don't Socialise With Daltrey'

27th July 2006

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND insists his relationship with frontman ROGER DALTREY is purely business, because they never spend time together away from the studio or the stage. Townshend, who is the creative driving force...

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The Who Announce First World Tour In 20 Years

14th July 2006

Legendary British rock band THE WHO will tour the world for the first time in more than two decades later this year (06), and will release their first studio album since 1982. Surviving members ROGER...

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Daltrey Unimpressed By Doherty

13th July 2006

Rock god ROGER DALTREY has branded troubled BABYSHAMBLES frontman PETE DOHERTY "feeble minded" and urged him to seek help. THE WHO frontman slates Doherty's rock 'n' roll credentials, insisting he is nothing more than a...

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Townshend Revelling In Mature Looks

12th July 2006

PETE TOWNSHEND is delighted he has finally grown into his facial features in his sixties, because people have finally started to describe THE WHO rocker as "handsome". The 61-year-old is famed for his distinctive nose...

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Weller Refuses To Be Labeled 'Middle Class'

5th July 2006

Rocker PAUL WELLER was mortified when THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY called him 'middle-class', because he is still close to his working class roots despite his fame and fortune. The 48-year-old enjoys the trappings afforded...

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Daltrey And Townshend's Ongoing Feud

25th June 2006

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY insists any onstage camaraderie between himself and guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is all for show - as in reality they can't bear the sight of each other. The two surviving members...

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Daltrey And Townshend's Post-gig Punch-ups

24th June 2006

THE WHO bandmates ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND used to beat each other up after gigs, while high on drugs and adrenaline. It has been 33 years since they last raised their fists to each...

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Daltrey: 'I Love And Hate Performing Live'

23rd June 2006

ROGER DALTREY has a love-hate relationship with live performance - because he finds it so tough. THE WHO rocker is a perfectionist and claims he is rarely satisfied with gigs. He says, "Performing is a...

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Daltrey 'Blessed' By Townshend's Songs

23rd June 2006

ROGER DALTREY credits bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND's legendary songwriting abilities for the band's long lasting success. The singer insists he'd be nothing without Townshend's prolific creativity and feels "blessed" by their partnership. He says, "What songs....

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The Who To Keep Rocking

23rd June 2006

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY insists the band's world tour won't be their last - but he treats every gig as a farewell, because he never knows when he will be ready to quit. The...

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Daltrey: 'I've Never Grown Old'

23rd June 2006

Rock veteran ROGER DALTREY has the last laugh with fans who mock him for singing "Hope I die before I get old" - he insists he never has grown old. THE WHO frontman was only...

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The Who Unveil Plaque Live In Leeds

19th June 2006

Veteran rockers THE WHO launched their UK tour at Leeds University on Saturday (17JUN06), the legendary English venue where they recorded their seminal LIVE AT LEEDS album in 1970. ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND wowed...

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Tommy Star Thrilled The Who Are Still Rocking

29th May 2006

The thespian who gave THE WHO's TOMMY rock opera fresh legs on Broadway, New York, has urged ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSEND to ignore their critics and keep on rocking. MICHAEL CERVERIS, who won a...

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The Things They Say 2096

26th May 2006

"JOHN ENTWISTLE and KEITH MOON aren't there so it's obviously half the band. They're THE WHO 50 per cent." PRIMAL SCREAM star BOBBY GILLESPIE insists his favourite rock band just aren't the same, much as...

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The Who Repeat History At Leeds

26th May 2006

THE WHO are launching their UK tour at Leeds University in northern England next month (JUN06) - the venue where their seminal LIVE AT LEEDS album was recorded in 1970. Although the show was intended...

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The Who Bootleg Their Own Shows

25th May 2006

THE WHO are planning to make bootleg recordings of their own shows on their forthcoming European tour, in a bid to raise money for charity. Surviving original members ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND will sell...

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Daltrey Wracked With Nerves Over Tour

18th May 2006

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY is terrified about the band's upcoming European tour - fearing his performance skills are rusty. The veteran frontman, 62, insists people who think performing to thousands of fans, night after...

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Stars Raise Money For Children

11th May 2006

ROGER DALTREY, LULU and LED ZEPPLIN's ROGER PLANT raised $3.4 million (GBP1.9 million) for charity by playing a gig under the name of RD CRUSADERS last night (10MAY06). The supergroup raised the cash for a...

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Daltrey To Play At Arsenal Gig

4th May 2006

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has agreed to perform at a special celebration to mark his favourite soccer team's move to a new stadium. The veteran musician - currently recording the band's first studio album...

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Clapton Headlines Pro-hunt Concert

30th April 2006

ERIC CLAPTON has agreed to headline a controversial seven-hour concert supporting the Countryside Alliance in its fight to lift the ban on fox hunting in the UK. The TEARS IN HEAVEN hitmaker, who is a...

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The Who Plan June Release For Epic Song

11th April 2006

Legendary rockers THE WHO hope to release a limited edition mini-album two months ahead of their full-length comeback disc later this year (06). Surviving band members PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY are in talks with...

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Daltrey Delights Fans With Surprise Gig

5th April 2006

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has thrilled die hard fans by making a surprise appearance at this year's (06) annual The Who Convention. The SUBSTITUTE hitmaker visited London's Bush Hall on Saturday (01APR06) along with...

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