Pete Townshend autograph for sale The Who signed photo
Pete Townshend autograph for sale The Who signed photo measuring 8×10 signed in black marker. Beckett Authentication number: S77851
British musician Pete Townshend was the guitarist and songwriter for the Who, widely regarded as one of the most influential bands of the 1960s and ’70s. During the band’s early years, Townshend became known for his concert antics; sometimes smashing his guitar on stage, a gimmick that became a regular part of the Who’s performances. His solo career began in 1972 with the album Who Came First.
After a stint at the Ealing Art College in 1961, Townshend became a member of the Detours. This group eventually evolved into the Who, which first found success in their native England in 1965; with such songs as “I Can’t Explain” and “My Generation.”
During the band’s early days, Pete Townshend became known for his concert antics, sometimes smashing his guitar on stage, a gimmick that became a regular part of the Who’s performances. He made his solo debut in 1972 with Who Came First, which was dedicated to his mentor Meher Baba; followed by Rough Mix (1977), which he produced with bassist Ronnie Lane. His next solo effort, Empty Glass (1980), was a bigger success, selling over a million copies and reaching the Top 5. Two years later, Pete Townshend autograph had less success with his next effort, All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes (1982). He took a break from the Who around this time Pete Townshend autograph for sale.