Category Archives: Pete Townshend

pete townshend – baba o’riley

Losing my ears amongst the cheers in the valley of London I’ll hang my fears and lend my ears to the father of compassion – Ryan Cox “Pete Townshend” A Circus Mind The first line refers to Pete Townshend’s hearing … Continue reading

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pete townshend – my generation

Driving through central London the Queen Mum I offended Old and gray you can’t understand what I say, you just don’t get it – Ryan Cox “Pete Townshend” A Circus Mind These next lines make reference to The Who’s song … Continue reading

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pete townshend – tommy/quadrophenia

Without vision, sound, or tongue, through a mirror murder I came undone I’m seeking redemption, I’m basking in the Brighton Beach sun – Ryan Cox “Pete Townshend” A Cirucs Mind The first line is in reference to The Who’s rock … Continue reading

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pete townshend – the windmill

From my shoulder I will deliver from my center, images iconic forever As I hold my hand with complete command, in the air the images linger – Ryan Cox “Pter Townshend” A Circus Mind I’ll just let Pete tell the … Continue reading

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pete townshend – smashing guitars

Around your neck I’ll wrap my hands Smashing to pieces your musical demands Electronics can’t escape my destructive taste While shattered sounds scattered, lay dying center stage – Ryan Cox “Pete Townshend”  – A Circus Mind By early 1964, Pete Townshend’s … Continue reading

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pete townshend

  The first entry into the book, A Circus Mind, is titled “Pete Townshend.” Pete Townshend is the primary songwriter and lead guitarist for The Who, having written well over one hundred songs for the band’s eleven studio albums, including … Continue reading

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