RockDocs Episode #2
From the war ravaged neighbourhood of Acton to the early 60’s London club scene this episode explores the young lives of Roger, John and Pete.
The Who: Part 1
Cradle to Stage
From the war ravaged neighbourhood of Acton to the early 60’s London club scene this episode explores the young lives of Roger, John and Pete. How their environments impacted their musical interests and shaped who they would become and how their initial musical influences of Big Band, Dixieland, Al Jolson, Skiffle and early rock n roll set the creative foundation of this live musical wrecking crew.
All Aboard the Magic Bus!
The 4 innocent looking boys of one of rock’s most influential bands.
Pete’s Childhood in Tommy Lyrics
How Pete Townshend’s childhood is reflected in The Who’s Tommy.
The Spark That Lit Roger’s Career
How a TV show performance sparked Roger’s musical career.
It’s a Bass, Isn’t It?!
How a chance meeting brings John Entwistle into Roger Daltrey’s band.
Pete’s “Greatest Bloody Triumph”
Of all his accomplishments Pete says in his book “Who I Am” that this was the big one.
For John and Roger, making music first required making an instrument to play.
An Extraordinary Creative Tool
Who fans have drummer Mick Brown (pictured centre) to thank for introducing Pete to the power of recording in 1961. (Also pictured Peter Wilson)