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Behind Blue Eyes: The Life of Pete Townshend
by Geoffrey Guiliano
(Paperback)

Lifehouse
by Pete Townshend, Jeff Young (Contributor)
(Paperback)

Pete Townshend: A Minstrel's Dilemma
by Larry David Smith
(Hardcover)

Horse's Neck
by Pete Townshend (Author)
Townshend explores life's "razor-edged pathways" in this bold, impressionistic work of autobiographical fiction, with "intriguing experimental writing packed with vivid imagery" (Library Journal) that strikingly mirrors the musical compositions Tommy and Quadrophenia. As he recalls his childhood, the decadent indulgences of success, and a new discovery of life itself, Townshend re-creates in fiction a powerful personal odyssey from the inside out. The Publisher.
Paperback: 134 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.37 x 8.25 x 5.52
Mariner Books; ISBN: 0395905591; Reprint edition (May 21, )

The Complete Who : The Definitive Guitar Collection (Volume A-E)
(Paperback)

The Complete Who : The Definitive Guitar Collection (Volume Lo-R)
(Paperback)

The Who: The Definitive Collection
(Paperback)

Who Anthology/358565
(Paperback - November 1981)
Special Order

Moon: The Life and Death of a Rock Legend
by Tony Fletcher
(Hardcover)

The Who: Maximum R&B
by Richard Barnes, et al
(Paperback)

The Who on Record: A Critical History, 1963-1998
by John Atkins
(Library Binding)

The Who's Tommy: The Musical 
by Pete Townshend, et al
(Hardcover - November 1993)
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Eyewitness the Who: The Day-By-Day Story: Told Through Eyewitness Accounts by Friends, Family and Fellow Musicians
by Johnny Black
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Quadrophenia (1979) VHS
Starring: Phil Daniels, et al.
Franc Roddam's terrifically energetic movie, set to music from the Who's Quadrophenia, is--at the very least, the best film ever based on a rock album (and, yes, that includes, Tommy, Pink Floyd: The Wall, and Jesus Christ Superstar). Actually, this tale of the battle between two early '60s youth subcultures--Mods and Rockers--in the seaside teenage wasteland of Brighton, England, isn't so much a cinematic "version" of the Who's 1979 double-record rock opera as it is a story based on the sequence of songs on the album. Quadrophenia is about that crucial time in teenhood when the lion's share of your sense of identity is tied up in the music you listen to, the clothes you wear, and the groups you hang out with. Jimmy (Phil Daniels) identifies himself with the sharp-dressing, scooter-riding Mods, who listen to American soul and British pop-rock (The Who themselves were once rather Mod). The Rockers, on the other hand, are leather-jacketed, black-booted, motorcycle-riding tough guys who listen primarily to classic American rock & roll. The film captures this minor pop-culture revolution perfectly. Look for Sting as a club-hopping slickster, who's shameful secret is that he's a hotel bellboy by day. --Jim Emerson - Amazon.com
Director: Franc Roddam
NTSC format (for use in US and Canada only)
Color, HiFi Sound, CX Encoding, NTSC
ASIN: 6302043158
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