Pete Townshend

Real Name:
Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend
Profile:
British singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and author, born 19 May 1945 in Chiswick, London, England, UK. He is best known for his more than 50 year association with the rock band The Who, as co-founder & leader, principal songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist.
Established and owned Pete Townshend's Home Studio (a series of six home studios). In very early 1970s he unveiled a number of companies under the umbrella of Eel Pie which incorporated the studios Goring Studios, Boathouse Studios/Oceanic Studios, Twickenham/Eel Pie Studios (in Twickenham, London), Eel Pie Studio, Soho, London and Grand Cru Studios. He sold the studios in 2008.
In 1983, Townshend received the Brit Award for Lifetime Achievement and in 1990 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Who. Grammy Award winner in 1994 (Best Musical Show album) and again in 2001 (Life Time Achievement Award). In 2001 he received the Ivor Novello Award for Life Achievement.
Son of Cliff Townshend and oldest brother of Paul Townshend & Simon Townshend. Owner of Towser. On 20th May 1968, he married Karen Astley, thus becoming son-in-law of Edwin Astley and brother-in-law of Jon Astley, Virginia Astley & Alison Astley. They became parents to Emma Townshend (28.3.1969), Aminta Townshend (24.4.1971) & Joseph Townshend (1989). They separated in September 1994 and finally divorced in 2009. He then secretly married Rachel Fuller in Twickenham in December 2016 (more than two decades after their romance began).
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Albums

none Pete Townshend - Happy Birthday album art Pete Townshend & Ronnie Lane Pete Townshend & Ronnie Lane - Happy Birthday (Album) Universal Spiritual League none UK 1970 Sell This Version
PR-A-160 Pete Townshend - A Special Record album art Pete Townshend And Thunderclap Newman Pete Townshend And Thunderclap Newman - A Special Record(LP, S/Sided) Track Record PR-A-160 US 1970 Sell This Version
3191 102 Pete Townshend - Who Came First album art Pete Townshend Who Came First (Album) Track Record, Track Record 3191 102 UK 1972 Sell This Version
32 16 016 Pete Townshend - Eric Clapton's Rainbow Concert album art Eric Clapton, Pete Townshend, Rick Grech, Jim Capaldi, Ronnie Wood*, Jimmy Karstein, Steve Winwood Eric Clapton, Pete Townshend, Rick Grech, Jim Capaldi, Ronnie Wood*, Jimmy Karstein, Steve Winwood - Eric Clapton's Rainbow Concert(Cass, Album) RSO 32 16 016 Spain 1973 Sell This Version
003-76 Pete Townshend - With Love album art Pete Townshend With Love (Album) Universal Spiritual League 003-76 UK 1976 Sell This Version
2442 147 Pete Townshend - Rough Mix album art Pete TownshendRonnie Lane Pete TownshendRonnie Lane - Rough Mix (Album) Polydor 2442 147 New Zealand 1977 Sell This Version
C-294 Pete Townshend - A Conversation With Peter Townshend  album art Pete Townshend A Conversation With Peter Townshend (3xLP, Transcription) DIR Broadcasting C-294 US 1979 Sell This Version
208817 Pete Townshend - Empty Glass album art Pete Townshend Empty Glass (Album) ATCO Records, ATCO Records 208817 Argentina 1980 Sell This Version
SAM 121/122 Pete Townshend - The Pete Townshend Tapes album art Pete Townshend The Pete Townshend Tapes(2xLP, Album, Promo) ATCO Records SAM 121/122 UK 1980 Sell This Version
none Pete Townshend - An Exclusive Interview With Pete Townshend album art Pete Townshend An Exclusive Interview With Pete Townshend ATCO Records, D.I.R. Broadcasting Corp. none US 1982 Sell This Version
SD 38-149 Pete Townshend - All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes album art Pete Townshend All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes (Album) ATCO Records SD 38-149 US 1982 Sell This Version
IT-4 Pete Townshend - The Inside Track album art Pete Townshend / Lou Reed / Mick Jones Pete Townshend / Lou Reed / Mick Jones - The Inside Track(2xLP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) D.I.R. Broadcasting Corp. IT-4 US 1982 Sell This Version
SAM 150 Pete Townshend - Pete Listening Time album art Pete Townshend Pete Listening Time(LP, Ltd, P/Mixed, Promo) ATCO Records SAM 150 UK 1982 Sell This Version
90063-1 Pete Townshend - Scoop album art Pete Townshend Scoop (Album, Comp) ATCO Records, ATCO Records 90063-1 Australia 1983 Sell This Version
IT-16 Pete Townshend - The Inside Track album art Joan Jett / Pete Townshend / Johnny Rotten Joan Jett / Pete Townshend / Johnny Rotten - The Inside Track(2xLP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) D.I.R. Broadcasting Corp. IT-16 US 1983 Sell This Version
OTR # 83-18 Pete Townshend - Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner album art Mary Turner (4), Pete Townshend Mary Turner (4), Pete Townshend - Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One OTR # 83-18 US 1983 Sell This Version
2 52392-2 Pete Townshend - White City (A Novel) album art Pete Townshend White City (A Novel) (Album) ATCO Records, ATCO Records 2 52392-2 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
90553-1, 7 90553-1 Pete Townshend - Pete Townshend's Deep End Live! album art Pete Townshend Pete Townshend's Deep End Live! (Album) ATCO Records, ATCO Records 90553-1, 7 90553-1 US 1986 Sell This Version
KB 611 Pete Townshend - King Biscuit Flower Hour (Part One) album art Pete Townshend King Biscuit Flower Hour (Part One)(LP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) DIR Broadcasting KB 611 US 1986 Sell This Version
OTR 86-17 Pete Townshend - Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner album art Mary Turner (4), Pete Townshend Mary Turner (4), Pete Townshend - Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One OTR 86-17 US 1986 Sell This Version
635 Pete Townshend - Best of The Biscuit album art Pete Townshend Best of The Biscuit(2xLP, Transcription) DIR Broadcasting 635 US 1986 Sell This Version
KB 612 Pete Townshend - King Biscuit Flower Hour (Part Two) album art Pete Townshend King Biscuit Flower Hour (Part Two)(LP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) DIR Broadcasting KB 612 US 1986 Sell This Version
7 90539-2, 90539-2 Pete Townshend - Another Scoop album art Pete Townshend Another Scoop (Album, Comp) ATCO Records 7 90539-2, 90539-2 US 1987 Sell This Version
CO 88-12 Pete Townshend - Superstar Concert Series  album art Pete Townshend Superstar Concert Series Westwood One CO 88-12 US 1988 Sell This Version
TC-TCV-2592, TCV 2592, OVEDC 355 Pete Townshend - The Iron Man (The Musical By Pete Townshend) album art Pete Townshend The Iron Man (The Musical By Pete Townshend) (Album) Virgin, Virgin TC-TCV-2592, TCV 2592, OVEDC 355 Australia 1989 Sell This Version