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25 Years Ago: Pete Townshend Releases ‘The Iron Man’

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Pete Townshend's musical, 'The Iron Man,' was released on June 27, 1989.

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The History of the Who’s ‘Tommy’

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We delve into the story behind the Who's 'Tommy' album, which was released on May 23, 1969.

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Top 10 Underrated Pete Townshend Songs

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Rick Diamond, Getty Images

We dig into a rich mixture of Who deep cuts and lesser-known solo tracks.

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45 Years Ago: Pete Townshend Gets Arrested at the Fillmore East

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On May 16, 1969, Pete Townshend kicked a man off the Who's stage. Turned out he was a plain clothes policeman. Oops.

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Watch the Teaser Video for the Song Pete Townshend Wrote for ‘The Americans’

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A new song by Pete Townshend, 'It Must Be Done,' is teased in a commercial for the FX show, 'The Americans.'

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Pete Townshend Writes Song For ‘The Americans’

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Rick Diamond, Getty Images

A new Pete Townshend song will debut on FX's 'The Americans' on April 30.

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Pete Townshend Brings Peace to the Twitterverse

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British boy band One Direction may have lifted a riff from the Who's songbook for their latest hit, 'Best Song Ever,' but Pete Townshend isn't getting upset about it.

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Top 10 Pete Townshend Lyrics

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You'd have to be deaf (and perhaps, dumb and blind) to be unaware that Pete Townshend is one of the all-time great songwriters in rock – which makes narrowing down his best lyrics a tricky task. Also consider that the man behind the majority of the Who’s mu

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Roger Daltrey Tells Howard Stern About the Time He Knocked Out Pete Townshend

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Roger Daltrey set the record straight about the time he knocked out Pete Townshend today. The Who singer told Howard Stern, on his radio program and TV show, that the story, which Townshend told a couple of years ago, is indeed true.

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10 Years Ago: Pete Townshend Cleared On Child Porn Charges

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Tom Maelsa, Getty Images

Following a four-month investigation, Who guitarist Pete Townshend was cleared of charges related to child pornography on May 7, 2003, after examination of his computers equipment proved there had been no downloaded images of child porn.

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