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Who I Am

Pete Townshend

From the voice of a generation: The most highly anticipated autobiography of the year, and the story of a man who... is a Londoner and a Mod.... wanted The Who to be called The Hair.... loved The Everly Brothers, but not that "drawling dope" Elvis.... wanted to be a sculptor, a journalist, a dancer and a graphic designer.... became a musician, composer, librettist, fiction writer, literary editor, sailor.... smashed his first guitar onstage, in 1964, by accident.... heard the voice of God on a vibrating bed in rural Illinois.... invented the Marshall stack, feedback and the concept album.... once speared Abbie Hoffman in the neck with the head of his guitar.... inspired Jimi Hendrix's pyrotechnical stagecraft.... is partially deaf in his left ear.... stole his windmill guitar playing from Keith Richards.... followed Keith Moon off a hotel balcony into a pool and nearly died.... did too much cocaine and nearly died.... drank too much and nearly died.... detached from his body in an airplane, on LSD, and nearly died.... helped rescue Eric Clapton from heroin.... is banned for life from Holiday Inns.... was embroiled in a tabloid scandal that has dogged him ever since.... has some explaining to do.... is the most literary and literate musician of the last 50 years.... planned to write his memoir when he was 21.... published this book at 67.

From the voice of a generation: The most highly anticipated autobiography of the year, and the story of a man who... is a Londoner and a Mod.... wanted The Who to be called The Hair.... loved The Everly Brothers, but not that "drawling dope" Elvis.... wanted to be a sculptor, a journalist, a dancer and a graphic designer.... became a musician, composer, librettist, fiction writer, literary editor, sailor.... smashed his first guitar onstage, in 1964, by accident.... heard the voice of God on a vibrating bed in rural Illinois.... invented the Marshall stack, feedback and the concept album.... once speared Abbie Hoffman in the neck with the head of his guitar.... inspired Jimi Hendrix's pyrotechnical stagecraft.... is partially deaf in his left ear.... stole his windmill guitar playing from Keith Richards.... followed Keith Moon off a hotel balcony into a pool and nearly died.... did too much cocaine and nearly died.... drank too much and nearly died.... detached from his body in an airplane, on LSD, and nearly died.... helped rescue Eric Clapton from heroin.... is banned for life from Holiday Inns.... was embroiled in a tabloid scandal that has dogged him ever since.... has some explaining to do.... is the most literary and literate musician of the last 50 years.... planned to write his memoir when he was 21.... published this book at 67.
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From the voice of a generation: The most highly anticipated autobiography of the year, and the story of a man who... is a Londoner and a Mod.... wanted The Who to be called The Hair.... loved The Everly Brothers, but not that "drawling dope" Elvis.... wanted to be a sculptor, a journalist, a dancer and a graphic designer.... became a musician, composer, librettist, fiction writer, literary editor, sailor.... smashed his first guitar onstage, in 1964, by accident.... heard the voice of God on a vibrating bed in rural Illinois.... invented the Marshall stack, feedback and the concept album.... once speared Abbie Hoffman in the neck with the head of his guitar.... inspired Jimi Hendrix's pyrotechnical stagecraft.... is partially deaf in his left ear.... stole his windmill guitar playing from Keith Richards.... followed Keith Moon off a hotel balcony into a pool and nearly died.... did too much cocaine and nearly died.... drank too much and nearly died.... detached from his body in an airplane, on LSD, and nearly died.... helped rescue Eric Clapton from heroin.... is banned for life from Holiday Inns.... was embroiled in a tabloid scandal that has dogged him ever since.... has some explaining to do.... is the most literary and literate musician of the last 50 years.... planned to write his memoir when he was 21.... published this book at 67.

Language:

English

Length:

17h 57m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:07


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

04:38


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

29:11


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

33:28


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

18:36


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

33:47


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

41:15


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

25:51


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

31:05


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

35:46


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

35:58


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

40:55


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

01:15:14


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

38:18


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

42:18


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

24:37


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

34:30


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

33:50


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

26:43


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

51:15


Part 2, Chapter 20
Part 2, Chapter 20

52:04


Part 3, Chapter 21
Part 3, Chapter 21

53:57


Part 3, Chapter 22
Part 3, Chapter 22

49:38


Part 3, Chapter 23
Part 3, Chapter 23

43:56


Part 3, Chapter 24
Part 3, Chapter 24

26:35


Part 3, Chapter 25
Part 3, Chapter 25

30:23


Part 3, Chapter 26
Part 3, Chapter 26

25:11


Part 3, Chapter 27
Part 3, Chapter 27

31:55


Part 3, Chapter 28
Part 3, Chapter 28

43:46


Part 3, Chapter 29
Part 3, Chapter 29

12:19


Part 3, Chapter 30
Part 3, Chapter 30

15:17


Part 3, Chapter 31
Part 3, Chapter 31

10:22


Part 3, Chapter 32
Part 3, Chapter 32

05:26


Part 3, Chapter 33
Part 3, Chapter 33

04:09


Part 3, Chapter 34
Part 3, Chapter 34

13:55


Part 3, Chapter 35
Part 3, Chapter 35

00:57