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On This Day – Townshend Loses It

Tweet On this day in 1973 The Who were playing Quadrophenia at Newcastle City Hall, UK. That is they were until Townshend lost it completely attacking their long standing principal sound engineer, Bob Pridden. His crime? He started a prerecorded tape 15 seconds late. Townshend grabbed Pridden by the neck dragged him to wards the […]

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