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FlinterFile: The Who- The Seeker

In 1970, The Who had to find a way to carry on after their very successful rockopera Tommy. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: The Who- I Can See For Miles

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This song was written by Pete Townshend, shortly after he met Karen Astley in 1967. A year later they would get married. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: The Who- Anyway Anyhow Anywhere

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The Who came with their second single in 1965, their first being I Can’t Explain. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Pete Townshend- Face The Face

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In 1985, Pete Townshend released a novel on record, that is: the album was subtitled a novel, making the album a concept album. The song was made to be uptempo. Pete Townshend played some parts he had in his mind on a keyboard, remarking to someone in the studio that he wanted these parts played several times. With this done, and the other instruments played, everything was overdubbed. When it was done, it was released as a single, reaching number 26 in the US, and only number 89 in the UK… Enjoy

Pete Townshend- Face The Face