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Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend, is an English rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, composer, and writer, known principally as the guitarist and songwriter for The Who, as well as for his own solo career.

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Data Stewards: Are You Ready to Rock? I Can't Hear You! Honor Data's Rock Stars at the 4th Annual Data Stewards Day
CARY, NC--(Marketwired - October 28, 2014) - Capital One's Maureen Spence. iJet's Falguni Sanghani. Sallie Mae's Barb Deemer. Who will be the fourth member of the Data Stewards SuperGroup? Who will complete a four-year run of majesty that is the data excellence equivalent of The Beatles' run from Beatles for Sale through Sgt. Pepper?

Cody Simpson Welcomes All to "SURFERS PARADISE" With Non-Stop Promotional Schedule; Australian Star Celebrates New Album With TV Appearances, Including LIVE with Kelly and Michael on July 16th and Fox & Friends All-American Concert Series on July 19th; "PARADISE" Headline Trek Winding Down, as C
Atlantic recording artist Cody Simpson has unveiled a flurry of activity surrounding tomorrow's release of his eagerly awaited new album. "SURFERS PARADISE" -- which features the hit single, "Pretty Brown Eyes" -- will be available at last on Tuesday, July 16th.

The Who and Take That to perform at London 2012 closing ceremony
Organisers have secured some of the best British acts for the August 12 Olympic closing ceremony, including The Who and Take That.

Amplifier wizard Jim Marshall dies at 88
Jim Marshall, who created the iconic amplifiers that made rock n roll noisier, died at the age of 88.

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards end bitter row
Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have revealed that they have ended their feud and are set for a Rolling Stones reunion tour together.

UMe Releases New Set of Limited Edition Vinyl From ABBA, Pete Townshend, James Brown, Mynah Birds, and Soundtracks Pretty In Pink, The Breakfast Club and Empire Records for National "Record Store Day" on April 21, 2012
With the worldwide success of "Record Store Day" and lines of vinyl enthusiasts at local independent record stores wrapping around the block, waiting to snatch up all the latest titles, on April 21, 2012, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) pushes out its new batch of limited edition Back-To-Black vinyl releases as part of this year's "Record Store Day

Jimi Hendrix tops Rolling Stone magazine's greatest guitarist list
Jimi Hendrix has been voted as the greatest guitar player of all time in a poll conducted by Rolling Stone magazine.

Pete Townshend calls Apple's iTunes 'digital vampire'
Pete Townshend has slammed Apple's iTunes alleging that the tech giant is 'bleeding' artists like a 'digital vampire'.

Veteran rockers 'The Who' to perform at Olympic closing ceremony
British rock legends 'The Who' have been chosen to headline the closing ceremony of the London Olympics.

'The Who's Pete Townshend fears his hit songwriting days may be over
The Who's Pete Townshend has revealed that his days of writing hit rock songs might be over, as he is no more 'breaking new ground'.

Roger Daltrey not keen to tour again with 'stone deaf' Pete Townshend
'The Who' singer Roger Daltrey has admitted that he is unsure if he will ever go out on a tour with his band mate Pete Townshend again due to the guitarist's hearing problems.

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