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Who I Am

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Peter Townshend

Narrated By: Peter Townshend

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Date: October 2012

Duration: 17 hours 59 minutes

Summary:

From the voice of a generation: The most highly anticipated autobiography of the year, and the story of a man who . . .

. . . wanted The Who to be called The Hair.
. . . 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.
. . . invented the Marshall stack, feedback and the concept album.
. . . 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.
. . . was embroiled in a tabloid scandal that has dogged him ever since.
. . . planned to write his memoir when he was 21.
. . . published this book at 67.

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  • Ralph Burleson

    Pete's constant laughter at his own antics was very annoying which was a bugger because he was otherwise not bad. If you get past that one thing, it's a well written history of one the true rock legends.