Saw this comment on "MG"
schrade at akrobiz.com
Fri Jun 4 22:18:59 CDT 2004
> <<By the way, the song, 'My Generation' was repudiated
> by Pete Townsend in the '70's because he quickly found
> guys eager to get on welfare and sit on their asses
> drinking all day. Once he found that out, he didn't
> perform the song as much.>>
> Wasn't "MG" still a concert staple for The Who in the
> Seventies? And maybe I just haven't read enough
> interviews, but when did Pete ever repudiate the song
> like THAT?
Yes, "My Generation" has been played throughout most
of The Who's live career. I've never heard the above
comment before. Bollocks, I say.
- SCHRADE in Akron
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