The Who's Pete Townshend To Lecture on Today's Music Biz

10/04/2011
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(Gibson) The Who's Pete Townshend will be giving a special lecture on modern music later this month. The legendary Gibson SG loving guitarist is giving the inaugural John Peel Lecture on dealing with the new download world.

According to the Daily Express, Townshend is especially pleased to be honoring BBC broadcasting legend, John Peel (who died in 2004).

Townshend said: "John didn't just listen to music, he played it on air and let his audience decide. He was a listener first, and an activist second, and I am happy to have a chance to honor him and examine how his legacy might extend into the future." more on this story

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