Month: May 2016

Pete Townshend, The Who, Exploding Drum Kits and Living with Hearing Loss

Pete Townshend, longtime guitarist for The Who was born May 19, 1945, has lived with hearing loss for nearly 50 years. On September 17, 1967, The Who exploded onto the U.S. music scene—literally. Keith Moon, the celebrated and eccentric drummer for The Who loaded a few extra explosives (a few more than usual) into his drum …

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